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Battle to Stop California Law Forcing Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortions Heads to Supreme Court

A major battle against a pro-abortion law is heading to the United States Supreme Court. The pro-life lawsuit against a California statute that requires pregnancy centers to promote abortions is heading to the nation’s highest court.
The California law, upheld by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in October, forces pro-life pregnancy centers to promote abortions. Tom Glessner, president and CEO of the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates, said his group was appealing the case to the Supreme Court,  arguing that the law violates both free speech and religious freedom. …

Battle to Stop California Law Forcing Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortions Heads to Supreme Court


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Catholic Cardinal and Evangelical Pastor: Quit Forcing Americans to Pay for or Participate in Abortions

An op-ed that ran this week in USA Today was an example of ecumenism at its best.
Appearing under the headline, “To be really pro-choice, you must protect each doctor’s choice to not perform abortions,” Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, eloquently made the case for passage of the “Conscience Protection Act of 2017.” Current federal law does not sufficiently protect the conscience rights of health care professionals and others. …

Catholic Cardinal and Evangelical Pastor: Quit Forcing Americans to Pay for or Participate in Abortions


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Human Life Action

Now is the time to contact your members of Congress and advocate for the protection of life and freedom of conscience. The Conscience Protection Act, (CPA), is much-needed, common-sense legislation which will clarify federal law and ensure that those who provide health care and health coverage can do so without being forced by government to help destroy innocent unborn children. Please take a moment to…

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President Donald Trump Will Issue Executive Order to Repeal Obamacare’s Individual Mandate

President Donald Trump has prepared an executive order that would repeal the Obamacare individual mandate forcing Americans to purchase health insurance. In many states, those Obamacare health insurance plans use taxpayer dollars to fund abortions — and in some states there are no pro-life alternatives to those pro-abortion health care plans. …

President Donald Trump Will Issue Executive Order to Repeal Obamacare’s Individual Mandate


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This Little Girl is Alive Today Because Pro-Life People Were Outside the Abortion Clinic

Yesterday, a mother’s testimony of how she was helped by pro-life counsellors outside an abortion clinic was read out in Parliament. Sir Edward Leigh, Conservative MP for Gainsborough, delivered the testimony of “Kate”, during a debate led by Rupa Huq MP on public order legislation outside “family planning clinics”. …

This Little Girl is Alive Today Because Pro-Life People Were Outside the Abortion Clinic


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Former Abortion Practitioner’s Heartbreaking Congressional Testimony: “I’m a Mass Murderer”

A former abortionist testified in front of a Congressional committee yesterday and shared her heartbreaking testimony about having done abortions and later having a change of heart and becoming pro-life.
Dr. Kathy Altman is an OBGYN and a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists but she previously did abortions. Now that she is pro-life, she is testifying in front of Congress urging lawmakers to …

Former Abortion Practitioner’s Heartbreaking Congressional Testimony: “I’m a Mass Murderer”


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Congressman Shows Ultrasound of 18-Week-Old Unborn Baby During Hearing

During a Congressional hearing today on a bill to ban abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy, a pro-life Congressman showed an ultrasound of an 18-week-old unborn baby. Congressman Steve King of Iowa showed the ultrasound and audio of the baby’s heartbeat.

http://www.lifenews.com/2017/11/01/congressman-shows-ultrasound-of-18-week-old-unborn-baby-during-hearing-abortion-activists-look-away/