Bombay High Court rejects 26 week abortion

By Dave Andrusko Judging by a series of recent decisions, a 38-year-old married Indian woman probably assumed the Bombay High Court would authorize an abortion because of “her advanced age” and “unpreparedness for the pregnancy.” But on Tuesday, the court said no. In theory, under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, abortions past 20 weeks …

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UK abortion lobby pushes amendments to decriminalize abortion

Unborn children would be left with ‘no legal protection … and dangerous home abortions will put vulnerable women at greater risk from coerced abortion,’ the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children warns. By Paul Smeaton ________________________________________ LONDON — BPAS, the UK’s largest abortion provider, and pro-abortion politicians are attempting to decriminalize abortion through adding …

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Victory as British court grants judicial review of at-home abortions

The coronavirus crisis ‘has been a convenient smokescreen for implementing home abortion which has long been a goal of abortion advocates,’ said a U.K. pro-life advocate. By Dorothy Cummings McLean WESTMINSTER, England, June 30, 2020 ― A British court has permitted a judicial review of a decision to allow home abortions during the coronavirus lockdown.  …

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Abortion Industry struggles to find a toehold with “progressive” young women, particularly women of color

By Dave Andrusko Last week we posted two stories about the unceremonious ouster of the CEO of  Planned Parenthood’s largest affiliate, following a barrage of charges from current and former staff of abusive behavior, racism, and financial mismanagement.  Laura McQuade is white and judging by the frantic statements subsequently posted by PPFA headquarters and the …

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Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists guidelines recommend getting round legal abortion limit by killing baby first and removing it later

By SPUC—The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists [RCOG) has released new guidelines for healthcare professionals providing abortions during the Coronavirus pandemic. The measures, which include deliberately leaving a dead baby inside a woman, are truly abhorrent, said SPUC’s Alithea Williams. Kill first, remove later The guidelines …

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Prochoicer: abortion is like “weeding your garden”

By Sarah Terzo In April of 2013, a group of TFP (Society for Tradition, Family, and Property) Student Activists staged a protest outside the courtroom where Dr. Kermit Gosnell was being tried for murder after killing babies born alive after abortions (he was later convicted of three counts of first-degree murder) One passerby tried to …

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Clinic Worker: Pro-choice Activists Don’t Know the Reality of Abortion

By Sarah Terzo A spokesperson for an abortion clinic met with pro-choice leaders to discuss a legislative plan to defend legal abortion. The group was discussing a plan to defend abortion throughout all nine months of pregnancy, up until birth: “These people are political activists, Fran thought. Their work was critical to protecting abortion rights, …

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Dark day for Guernsey as rights of the unborn are trampled by politicians

By SPUC—The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children On a dark day for Guernsey, the island’s Assembly elected to double the time limit for abortions from 12 weeks to 24 weeks, the current United Kingdom (UK) standard, as members voted 23 to 13 for the horrific proposals that trample the rights of the unborn. …

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A look back at “The Ambivalence of Abortion” by Linda Bird Francke

By Sarah Terzo In her  book The Ambivalence of Abortion, Linda Bird Francke tells the stories of women who have had abortions, the men who are their partners, and the clinic workers and who deal with abortion on a day to day basis. She gives an inside look at what women go through when contemplating …

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Body of aborted baby found dumped in septic tank

Suspect had purchased abortion drug online By Dave Andrusko Authorities in Melaka, Malaysia, have arrested a couple after finding the body of a five-to-seven-month-old unborn baby in a septic tank. The Malaysian National News Agency reported on Tuesday that “Police have arrested two factory production operators to assist in investigating a case of concealing birth …

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The problem with “If you don’t like abortion, don’t get one”

Editor’s note. This guest column by “J” appeared on the blog of Secular Pro-Life and is reposted with permission. A frequent tactic used by supporters of abortion access to dismiss criticism or scrutiny from opponents is to tell them that if they are so personally opposed to abortion, “just don’t get one.” There’s a deep …

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