Pennsylvania Abortion Total Increase by 1,105

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The number of abortions in Pennsylvania increased in 2020 by 3.5% according to the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation, the Keystone State affiliate of National Right to Life. Statistics released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health show 1,105 more abortions occurred in 2020 compared to 2019. In all, 32,123 abortions took place in 2020—a …

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Ireland: 90% support women being offered other alternatives before an abortion

By Right to Life UK Almost 90% of people in Ireland believe that women should be offered information about alternatives before proceeding with abortion, according to new research. The Irish pro-life group, Pro Life Campaign, has reported that “89% of people [in Ireland] support women being offered information about alternatives before proceeding with an abortion”. A …

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New York’s new governor wants Facebook to ‘curb the spread’ of the pro-life message

By Nancy Flanders | September 15, 2021 , 04:26pm  This week, the stranglehold of Big Tech on the pro-life message was demonstrated in more than one way. Google removed Live Action’s ads promoting abortion pill reversal in a clear act of discrimination, and New York Governor Kathy Hochul called for Facebook to censor “misinformation” about abortion, …

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One Year Ago: Abortion Pill Reversal Saved Her Baby After She Regretted Taking the First Dose

By Laura Nicole Editor’s note. The number of babies saved since we posted this story about Abortion Pill Reversal a year ago is now over 1,000. Sarah was 26 years old when she got the shock of a poorly-timed, positive pregnancy test. Already a mother of three, she was concerned about the course of her …

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Pregnancy Resource Center set on fire by arsonist

By Sarah Terzo In May of this year, an arsonist set a pregnancy resource center on fire. Live Action News covered the story: In the early morning hours of May 3, the Women’s Care Center of Peoria, Illinois, part of a national chain of pregnancy care centers based out of South Bend, Indiana, was targeted by an …

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Is Abortion Really the Best We Can do for Women?

No. Choosing life is the ultimate victory By Nancy Valko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through August 27. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked. Editor’s …

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Positive Alternatives funding at stake as Minnesota legislative session nears end

By Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) The legislative session at the state Capitol in St. Paul is rapidly approaching the finish line. At stake is funding for a crucial program that supports pregnant and newly parenting women and their children. Positive Alternatives, which MCCL helped enact in 2005, provides grants to life-affirming programs that …

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Federal Court Permanently Ends California Law that Forced Pregnancy Centers to Advertise for Abortion

By Katie Franklin A California law forcing pro-life pregnancy centers to advertise for abortion was brought to a permanent end Friday evening, thanks to an order by a federal district court. With that, the 2015 law, AB 775, which essentially was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court in NIFLA v. Becerra in June, is now officially …

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When a Friend Is Considering Abortion

Editor’s note. This appeared today at Life Issues Forum which is a bi-weekly column written by staff of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Pro-Life Secretariat . It was adapted and shortened from the 2017-2018 USCCB Respect Life Program brochure by the same name: www.usccb.org/l-o-v-e. If someone shared with you that she was pregnant …

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Birthright examining effects of 72-hour waiting period for abortion

By Jennifer Brinker Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a story in The St. Louis Review, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Last week, a woman came to Birthright seeking help. A friend was with her for moral support. The woman already took a pregnancy test at Planned Parenthood. It was positive. She …

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Offering Real Alternatives to Women in Crisis draws pro-abortion ire

  By Maria Gallagher, legislative director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Perhaps the biggest evidence that Pennsylvania’s landmark Alternatives to Abortion program is working—and working exceedingly well—is the fact that it is being targeted in the pro-abortion blogosphere. RH Reality Check, an online apologist for the abortion industry, is bemoaning the fact that the program—which is administered …

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