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Abortion Numbers Dramatically Decline

Fantastic news was released on September 17. The most recent Guttmacher Institute report shows that the number of abortions in the United States has reached another low. Guttmacher’s numbers are more accurate than those from the Centers for Disease Control since those exclude California, Maryland, and New Hampshire. While we can be encouraged by these…

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The National Conversation Continues

Recent actions by state legislatures – both pro-life and pro-abortion – have fed a sustained national conversation, in the media and amongst the public, about abortion, mothers and babies. There was something in the wake of the social media firestorm over the Alabama law that struck me in a particular way — how comments and…

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Title X in the News

On Monday, April 29, in a stunning display of judicial activism, U.S. District Judge Michael McShane issued an order that prevented the Protect Life Rule from going into effect May 3, 2019. The proposed rule would ensure that taxpayer money designated for family planning would not fund abortion providers. It was disgraceful to see Governor…

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New York, Virginia, Where Next?

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Advocates have been contacting us in response to the news that state legislation is being considered and even passed (New York) that removes any mention of protections for unborn children in the law. Last night, I watched horrified as a Virginia delegate and the state’s governor calmly describe infanticide as a perfectly reasonable option in…

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Together, Arm in Arm

“I ask you to join with me arm in arm.” This message concluded my post-election email. (I’ve included it below in case you didn’t receive it.) We have weathered plenty of disappointments together in the pro-life movement. We will weather those of this election as well.   Someone asked me recently what my vision is…

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