Posts Tagged ‘abortion’

Supreme Court has set a date to hear Mississippi’s abortion case

The Supreme Court will begin hearing oral arguments for Mississippi’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case starting December 1, 2021. What is to be determined is if state laws that ban pre-viability abortions are unconstitutional. “The fate of Roe v. Wade and legal abortion is on the line,” tweets Rewire News Group. This case has […]

Texas Doctor Who Performed Abortion in Violation of New Law Writes Op-Ed

A Texas doctor who performed an abortion in violation of a new state law and faces the prospect of a private-action lawsuit for $10,000 published an op-ed in The Washington Post on Sunday. Alan Braid wrote that he had performed abortions in Texas since 1973, the year when the Supreme Court outlawed most state limits […]

Why Republicans Are Scared of Texas’ New Abortion Ban

For decades, Republican state lawmakers have been able to vote for and pass highly restrictive abortion laws without living through the political consequences, because the laws were typically enjoined by the courts before they ever took effect. The politicians got to check the pro-life box important to a segment of their voters without their constituents […]

US abortion rights activists protest outside Justice Kavanaugh’s house

Dozens of protesters in favour of abortion rights gather outside the house of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in Chevy Chase, Maryland, to protest his decision, along with four other justices, not to stop Texas’ abortion ban, which took effect on September 1 and prohibits abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. Hundreds of anti-abortion demonstrators […]

Biden’s abortion clash with the Catholic Church

On the Texas law restricting abortions “I think the interesting thing will be watching how [Biden] deals with this Texas bill and seeing how he follows through on what he’s promised, which is a ‘all of government’ effort to combat it and to block it. And the idea that the nation’s second Catholic president could […]

Mexico’s Supreme Court Decriminalizes Abortion

Mexico’s supreme court on Tuesday decriminalized abortion, ruling that punishing the act runs against the country’s constitution. “From now on, you will not be able to, without violating the court’s criteria and the constitution, charge any woman who aborts under the circumstances this court has ruled as valid,” Arturo Zaldivar, president of the National Supreme Court […]

‘We’re On The Right Side Of History’, Says Party Whose Abortion Position Is Endorsed By North Korea, Harvey Weinstein, Church Of Satan

‘We’re On The Right Side Of History’, Says Party Whose Abortion Position Is Endorsed By North Korea, Harvey Weinstein, Church Of Satan U.S.—The party that believes they are on the right side of history on every question of politics and morality also shares their position on abortion with North Korea, Harvey Weinstein, and the Chuch […]

More States Pass Abortion Laws In Hopes Of Triggering Travel Ban From Portland

U.S.—After Mayor Ted Wheeler of Portland announced a trade and travel ban against Texas due to their ban on abortion, several more states across the country are racing to enact their own abortion bans so that Portland will ban travel to their states as well. “I’m like, ‘whatever’ on abortion,” said North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, […]

Mexico Court Says Criminalising Abortion Unconstitutional

Above Photo: The Mexican court’s decision on Tuesday follows moves to decriminalise abortion at the state level, although most of the country still has tough laws in place against women terminating their pregnancy early. Daniel Becerril/Reuters. ‘This is a historic step,’ Supreme Court justice says of ruling hailed as a major victory for women’s rights. […]

Mexican Supreme Court decriminalises abortion in ‘historic ruling’

Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled unanimously to decriminalise abortion on Tuesday. The decision specifically annulled parts of the penal code in Coahuila, a northern Mexican state bordering Texas, where women and others who performed abortions faced prison sentences. Abortion is currently only legal in Mexico City and the states of Oaxaca, Hidalgo and Veracruz. Another 28 […]

South Dakota Governor Restricts Access to Abortion Drugs in New Executive Order

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem issued an executive order on Tuesday to restrict telemedicine abortion and chemical abortions in the state. The executive order (pdf) states that abortion drugs can only be prescribed and dispensed after an in-person consultation with a doctor licensed in South Dakota. Under South Dakota law, doctors are already required to […]

Mexico Supreme Court Decriminalizes Abortion

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that it is unconstitutional to punish abortion, unanimously annulling several provisions of a law from Coahuila — a state on the Texas border — that had made abortion a criminal act. The decision will immediately affect only the northern border state, but it establishes a historic […]

The ‘Mastermind’ Behind the Draconian ‘Heartbeat Bill’ Banning Abortion as Early as 6 Weeks

Americans woke up last Wednesday morning to a new reality: Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark legislation granting a woman a right to an abortion, was violently under attack through the passage of a new “heartbeat bill” in Texas.  That law—which bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy, makes no exception for rape […]

Abortion bounty hunters in Texas are not ‘whistleblowers’ — they’re cruel vigilantes

One of the many preposterous claims coming from supporters of the vicious new Texas law against abortion is that bounty hunters — standing to gain a $10,000 reward from the state — will somehow be “whistleblowers.” The largest anti-abortion group in Texas is trying to attach the virtuous “whistleblower” label to predators who’ll file lawsuits against abortion […]

DOJ vows to protect abortion seekers in Texas after ban goes into effect

A woman is seen protesting the six-week abortion ban in Texas on Sept. 1, 2021. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/The Associated Press) Yesterday, Attorney General Merrick Garland says the Justice Department will continue to explore ways to fight Texas’ new anti-abortion law while protecting the safety of those seeking abortions in the state.  “We will continue to […]

Rabbi Claims She Was ‘Blessed’ With An Abortion After She ‘Accidentally Conceived’

Abortion is indeed a fundamental and universal “Jewish value” — as they unapologetically have led the revolution in America to legalize abortion, while characterizing anyone who opposes abortion as a “Nazi” — and here we are given a glimpse into the mind of Rachel Pass — a female rabbi who recounts her abortion journey, as […]

Abbott: Abortion law won’t slow down business in Texas

Republican legislatures and governors across the country have faced pushback from the business community on social and voting issues, including in Texas, where a bill that would have forced transgender Texans to use the bathroom of their biological sex tanked in 2017 amid heated opposition. Georgia also faced criticism this year after it enacted a […]

High Court Won’t Block TX Law Allowing Abortion Up Until 6 Weeks, Prohibiting Thereafter If Heartbeat Detected

(Business Insider) — The Supreme Court has refused to block a restrictive new law in Texas that bans abortions after six weeks, with no exception for rape or incest. In a 5-4 vote, Justices Amy Coney Barrett, Brett M. Kavanaugh, Neil M. Gorsuch, Samuel A. Alito, Jr., and Clarence Thomas overruled the dissenting votes cast by Justices […]

Democrats spotlight abortion in bid to save Newsom

“As much as people in California support these rights, you can see by the polls that we’ve become a little complacent about what that actually means,” Jodi Hicks, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California, said in a livestreamed conversation Wednesday night that was part of the organization’s anti-recall campaign. Conservatives have historically […]

Ohio Woman Who Refused Abortion and Put Son up for Adoption Reunited 33 Years Later

[embedded content] (News 5 Cleveland) WADSWORTH, Ohio — For years, an Ohio woman has wondered about the son she gave up for adoption more than three decades ago. What does he look like? What does he do for a living? Was he happy? Well, thanks to the popular DNA genetic testing service 23andMe, she now […]

Abortion and the Culture War

August 8, 2021  An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson Part I—Competing Rights For those American readers not old enough to remember a time before the nationwide legalization of abortion through the court case known as Roe v. Wade (1973), let me remind you of some of the attributes of that era. The prevailing law made it […]

Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

A federal judge just temporarily blocked Arkansas’ extreme abortion ban which is a huge win for rights advocates.  Arkansas is one of several states that have passed abortion restrictions challenging the constitutional right to the procedure established in Roe v. Wade. Judges have temporarily blocked laws restricting abortions in states including Ohio, Arkansas and Texas, […]

Mississippi asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade ruling that ensured abortion rights

Mississippi has asked the US Supreme Court to overturn the landmark Roe v Wade ruling that guarantees abortion rights. Lawyers for the state have asked the country’s highest court to throw out the 1973 ruling that recognised that women have a constitutional right to the procedure. Mississippi’s Republican  Attorney General, Lynn Fitch, filed papers with […]

European Parliament Adopts Text Proclaiming Abortion a ‘Human Right’

ROME, Italy — The European Parliament (EP) voted Thursday in favor of a report describing abortion as “essential healthcare” and a “human right.” The European Parliament adopted the document on June 24 by a vote of 378 votes in favor, 255 against and 42 abstentions at its plenary session in Brussels, Belgium. Last week, the European […]

AmazonSmile Charities: 4 Satanism and Witchcraft Groups, 15 Abortion Groups, 21 Black Lives Matter Groups, 64 Planned Parenthood Affiliates, 3 Marxist Groups, 107 Church of Scientology Affiliates, Etc.

by Kayla Sargent From Planned Parenthood to Satanism, AmazonSmile encourages shoppers to donate to some extreme charities — at least 216 different groups. But multiple prominent conservative groups aren’t even allowed to participate. Amazon, which is on track to be America’s largest retailer next year, launched its charity program AmazonSmile in 2013. The company has […]

US Catholic Church Wants to BAN Joe Biden from Receiving the Eucharist Over Abortion Sin

Home » North America, Politics, Religion » US Catholic Church Wants to BAN Joe Biden from Receiving the Eucharist Over Abortion Sin     President Joe Biden dismissed concerns Friday that US Catholic bishops would block him from receiving communion because of his pro-abortion stance. ‘That’s a private matter, and I don’t think that’s going […]

Pompous Pro-Abortion Ted Lieu ‘Dares’ Bishops To Deny Him Holy Communion

Democrat Rep. Ted Lieu has challenged the U.S. bishops to refuse him Holy Communion at Mass, flaunting his adoration for abortion. “Dear USCCB, I’m Catholic and I support contraception, a woman’s right to choose, treatments for infertility, the right for people to get a divorce, the right of same sex marriage,” Lieu tweeted Friday. “Next time […]

Catholic Democrats Appeal to ‘Primacy of Conscience’ in Abortion Support

Sixty Catholic Democrats in Congress have written an open “Statement of Principles” explaining why the Catholic Church should not deny Holy Communion to professed Catholics who promote abortion. The open letter was published online on June 18 to coincide with the June meeting of the U.S. bishops, who discussed, among other things, the question of […]

The future of abortion

“The speech that high school valedictorian Paxton Smith pulled from inside her graduation gown was not the one she had shown the school. So she took a deep breath before launching into it, wondering whether she would be allowed to share her thoughts about Texas’ new restrictive abortion law.” She said in part: “Recently, the […]

Proposal to decriminalise abortion in Malta sparks debate

A proposal to decriminalise abortion in Malta has stirred up a polarised debate on an issue long considered taboo in the country with the strictest abortion laws in the European Union. Independent lawmaker Marlene Farrugia caught many by surprise this month when she presented a bill in parliament calling for the removal of paragraphs in […]

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