Abortion

Louisiana governor signs measure to ban abortion after 15 weeks

"Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after 15 weeks. . . . The bill is now law, but will not go into effect unless the US District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi upholds a similar ban in Mississippi." Jurist

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Irish Times exit poll projects Ireland has voted by landslide to change the constitution to legalize abortion

Pro-life lessons from Cecile Richards’ postmodern tenure at Planned Parenthood

"When Cecile Richards stepped down as president of Planned Parenthood last week, glowing profiles celebrated her leadership of the nation’s largest facilitator of abortions. But Richards’ legacy is dark. Nearly 4 million unborn children died in Planned Parenthood centers during her 12-year tenure." WORLD

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Pennsylvania House approves bill banning abortions for Down syndrome

"Pennsylvania House Speakers Mike Turzai and Judy Ward, sponsors of the bill, argued that the bill is an concerned effort to reduce the number of abortions based on the diagnosis of Down syndrome, which is at almost 90 percent. A similar bill was passed in Ohio and was temporarily blocked by a federal judge." Jurist

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Missouri House approves bill banning abortion 20 weeks after fertilization

"House Bill 1266, known as the 'Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act,' was sponsored by Republican House Member Donna Lichtenegger. The legislation includes language defining the pain capable gestational age as ... 20 weeks following fertilization." Jurist

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