According to the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute, the number of abortion clinics in the United States has declined by nearly 40%, after peaking in 1982. Recent years have seen abortion clinics continue to shut their doors after the passing of pro-life laws around the nation. As clinics continue to close, as abortion rates continue to drop, and as organizations such as Planned Parenthood continue to be exposed, times are looking tough for big business abortion.
But Medical Students for Choice is fighting to continue big business abortion, with the help of private funding including grants from the Rockefeller Family Fund, a non-profit group that, according to their website, seeks to find the leverage points of key societal and political issues and which “seeks to improve the quality of life for working women and their families.” Sadly, it appears that the group views abortion as a way to help achieve this goal.
In a Thursday blog post, Planned Parenthood Action Fund criticized H.R. 4924, known as the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act, or PRENDA. PRENDA would make it illegal to abort based on the baby’s race or sex.
Although PRENDA would outlaw the targeting of female babies and minority babies for abortion, Planned Parenthood has somehow managed to flip the script and call racism on the bill itself. According to their website…
Former first lady Nancy Reagan passed away March 6, 2016 at the age of 94. Reagan died at her home in Los Angeles of congestive heart failure, according to her spokeswoman, Joanne Drake of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
As a person who documents abortion I believe it is important to document the abortion positions of our Nation’s leaders, including Nancy Reagan.
On April 20, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards is scheduled to speak at Georgetown University, at the invitation of a student-led group. The University, which describes itself as a Catholic institution, has been widely criticized for hosting the leader of America’s largest abortion business.
“Instead of educating students of the Catholic Church’s doctrine on the protection of life, they bring in the president of the nation’s largest abortion provider, who last summer was revealed to have been involved in the harvesting and selling of baby body parts,” said Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America.
The TODAY Show sparked an outpouring of celebration when it posed a photo to its Facebook page on April 14. The photo showed Ryan and Jillian with their parents on their wedding day. Both Ryan and Jillian – who was smiling with the eternal smile of a joyful bride – have Down syndrome.
Paul, Jillian’s dad, shared a letter he had written to his daughter, and TODAY posted it for the whole world to see. The post already has more than 50,000 reactions, 5,700 shares, and 2,000 comments – many with parents celebrating the accomplishments and inherent beauty of their own children with Down syndrome.
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed into law today HB 519 which would ban D&E abortions. The only exception to the ban would be in the case of preventing the “irreversible physical impairment” of the mother, reports the Associated Press.
Forced abortion, sterilization and other abuses were still commonly used to enforce China’s population control policy through 2015, the U.S. State Department has confirmed. In addition, the number of abortions in China appears to be a staggering 10 million higher than the commonly quoted figure of 13 million per year.
The resolution lacked transparency and was full of one-sided views and pro-abortion talking points. As for the cost of the procedure, students suggested that university administrators take a pay cut in favor of “investing in students’ health and safety needs.”
The graduate student senate has passed a similar resolution, the Daily Californianreported, with the senior editorial board claiming the university “needs” to provide abortions…
During CNN’s latest Democrat presidential debate Thursday night, Hillary Clinton used a question about replacing Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court as a springboard to demand that the media give pro-abortion arguments more attention.
“We’ve had eight debates before, this is our ninth,” the former First Lady, New York Senator, and Obama Secretary of State said. “We’ve not had one question about a woman’s right to make her own decisions about reproductive health care, not one question and in the meantime, we have states, governors doing everything they can to restrict women’s rights.”
On Thursday, the Iowa House Appropriations Committee voted along party lines to eliminate state Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood or any other entity that offers abortions.
“We don’t want that money going to organizations that provide abortions,” Republican State Representative Walt Rogers said in support of the bill. “That is the issue that causes angst within our caucus.”
David Daleiden, leader of The Center for Medical Progress, was indicted in Harris County, Texas, in January for both a misdemeanor and a felony in his role in exposing Planned Parenthood’s sale of aborted fetal body parts – but now he’s the one accusing Harris County of illegal behavior.
On Thursday, Daleiden’s attorneys filed two motions to quash the charges against him. He was charged with a second-degree felony (which could send him to prison for up to 20 years), and a misdemeanor on attempting to buy human organs. Attorneys are asking that both charges be dropped due to illicit behavior on the part of the grand jury, as they believe the indictments were not above board.
On Wednesday, the Alabama House Heath Committee began discussion on a proposed constitutional amendment that would define preborn babies as “persons” from the moment of fertilization. If passed, the amendment would effectively ban abortions in the state of Alabama.
The international headquarters of the second largest bank in the USA is facing protests this week over their support of Planned Parenthood, which has been embroiled in a scandal since last summer over its harvesting and sale of aborted fetal body parts.
Pro-life activists from across the country traveled to the headquarters of Bank of America (BOA) in Charlotte, North Carolina, with a very public message to stockholders and BOA customers: This Bank Donates to Planned Parenthood.