Abortion

Lankford saves Hyde amendment with late-night move

"During consideration of a budget resolution, senators approved in a 50-49 vote an amendment by Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., that bars federal funds from being used to pay for abortions. The amendment also blocks funding for government programs that discriminate against individual health care professionals or institutions that object to abortion." - BPNews

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$2.7M government grant goes toward fetal tissue harvesting, report says

"According to documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, at least $2.7 million from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has gone to support a project at the University of Pittsburgh that includes the possible removal of organs and tissue from pre-born babies who are still alive." - BPNews

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Indiana law requiring clinics to report abortion complications upheld by 7th Circuit

"Pro-life groups and conservative politicians are cheering after a federal court of appeals upholding part of an Indiana law requiring abortion facilities to report any complications from abortions taking place at their clinics to the state." - C.Post

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ERLC urges Senate leaders to restore pro-life protections

"The request from the ERLC came after the Democratic-controlled House approved appropriations bills July 28 and 29 that eliminated the Hyde Amendment and other measures that either prohibit federal funding of abortion or protect the conscience rights of pro-life, health-care workers and institutions." - BPNews

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Mississippi AG argues Supreme Court should reverse ‘wrong’ Roe v. Wade ruling

"Mississippi’s attorney general argued Thursday that the Supreme Court should overturn Roe v. Wade, its landmark 1973 decision legalizing abortion across the US, calling it 'egregiously wrong' and insisting the matter should be left solely to the states." - NYP

Related at NR: Mississippi’s Case against Roe

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'The time is now': Ben Watson, Human Coalition on a mission to make abortion 'unthinkable'

“We have to start educating the culture of why abortion should be unthinkable in the same way slavery is unthinkable. We have to move the culture to think that way as well,” he said. “Laws follow culture; we have abortion because half of the culture thinks we should have laws that allow abortion.” - C.Post

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