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ACLU, Planned Parenthood challenge bill that bans abortions at 20 weeks

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad

By Dave Andrusko Even before Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad had a chance to sign the measure, the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa and Planned Parenthood filed a suit in Polk County District Court challenging Senate File 471. Judge Jeffrey

Planned Parenthood told me my baby was “just tissue”

By Sarah Terzo One woman named Patti M tells her abortion story: “John [the baby’s father] suggested we get married and keep the baby. I wanted to wait and do it right. I counseled with a woman at a Planned

Pregnant and alone, everyone told me to get an abortion — but I chose life for my son

By Save the Storks This true story was submitted to us by Jen. “There’s been so much in my newsfeed lately regarding the debate between pro-life and pro-choice and the rights and ethics behind each stance. I know I share

Abortion controls her body

They say that Pro-Lifers want to control women’s bodies but actually abortion controls HER body. Editor’s note. This appeared at 400 words for Women. Send to Kindle

Sen. Joe Donnelly’s Silence on abortion legacy award

Sen. Joe Donnelly

Editor’s note. This comes from Indiana Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. Yesterday we called upon Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly, a Catholic Democrat from South Bend, to publicly denounce the Indiana Democratic Party’s honoring of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and

Abortion Industry Destroys Diversity, Undermines Tolerance

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The concepts of diversity and tolerance are championed at workplaces, in academia, and in the media. And yet diversity is being destroyed everyday–and tolerance is being severely undermined–by the abortion industry. Visit

IPPF’s Media Manipulation in Africa

Lucien Kouakou, IPPF Africa Regional Director

Editor’s note. This appears at the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues and is reposted with permission. The International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Region (IPPFAR) is in the second phase of a campaign to influence reporters and news articles on controversial social issues,

“I Have Fetus Dreams,” Abortion Clinic Worker says

Editor’s note. This appeared at clinicquotes.com, quoting an abortion clinic worker: “I have fetus dreams, we all do here: dreams of abortions one after the other; of buckets of blood splashed on the walls; trees full of crawling fetuses. I

One motivation for legal abortion was to “curb births among women in the ‘underclass,’” pro-choice author says

Pro-choice author Janet Hadley says the following about the activists that originally campaigned to make abortion legal [1]: [S]ome of the original campaigners for legalizing abortion advocated it as a potential tool for maintaining the social order. To put it

New website advises U.S. women how to self-abort

“SASS” advises how chemically-induced abortion will not be distinguishable from a spontaneous miscarriage By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D.,  NRL Director of Education & Research Dangerous chemical abortions are legal, loosely restricted, and widely available at abortion clinics all over the

Ireland’s Citizens’ Assembly Endorses Extreme Pro-Abortion Position

Editor’s note. This comes from the Irish pro-life organization Pro-Life Campaign. The Citizens’ Assembly has concluded its consideration of the 8th Amendment by endorsing a range of extreme positions on abortion that, if enacted, would give Ireland one of the

Michigan abortions decreased 2.8 percent in 2016

Figure 1: Rates of Abortions for Michigan Occurrences, Per 1,000 Women

Editor’s note. This was provided by Right to Life of Michigan, NRLC’s state affiliate. Statistics published by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services show induced abortions in Michigan declined by 2.8 percent from 2015 to 2016. Abortions in