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Jul 30, 2020 - 11:52 am .- The Mexican Bishops' Conference hailed the Supreme Court’s 4-1 decision striking down a lower court ruling that had ordered the state of Veracruz to legalize abortion in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Jul 29, 2020 - 05:30 pm .- Black pro-life leaders spoke during an event Tuesday about the need for the pro-life movement to become more consistent and less political on the problem of racism in order to advance the cause of life.
Jul 29, 2020 - 02:45 pm .- The first bench of the Mexican Supreme Court on July 29 overturned a lower court’s ruling that could have opened the door to legalized abortion throughout the country.
Jul 29, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Two dozen pro-life leaders have asked the head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to remove the abortion pill from the U.S. market.
Jul 28, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- As coronavirus vaccine prototypes move closer to testing and approval, some Catholics are debating the ethical sources behind a leading vaccine candidate.
Jul 24, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- On Friday, the House passed a “minibus” bill outlining funding of various federal agencies. Pro-life groups warned the legislation would undermine the Mexico City Policy, which bars foreign groups that promote or provide abortions from receiving U.S. assistance.
Jul 24, 2020 - 09:30 am .- Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Kentucky, was one of several Catholic clergy, religious, and laity who joined 115 Christian leaders, theologians, and ministers to sign a letter to the DNC and the Democratic Platform Committee on Friday, asking the party to support pro-life policies including “legal protection for pre-born children.”
Jul 15, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Efforts to remove abortion funding in next year’s federal budget failed in the House Appropriations Committee earlier this week.
Jul 15, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Pro-life State Sen. Eddie Lucio won his Democratic primary race on Tuesday, after being the target of aggressive negative campaigning - including ethnic slurs from a pro-abortion group.
Jul 2, 2020 - 01:10 pm .- Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed the Life Equality Act into law on Wednesday, July 1, banning abortion based on sex, race, or genetic abnormality. The law went into effect upon passage.
Jul 1, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Ethicists and disability rights activists have expressed grave concerns over reports of the recent death of Michael Hickson, a black man with quadriplegia and a brain injury who was denied medical treatment due to his disabilities. 
Jul 1, 2020 - 09:00 am .- The Supreme Court is deciding major life and religious freedom cases this term, but one less-recognized ruling could impact billions of dollars in U.S. foreign aid.  
Jun 30, 2020 - 09:30 am .- A total of 6,666 abortions were performed in Ireland in the first year following the repeal of the country’s pro-life law, according to official figures released Tuesday.
Jun 29, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- Lawmakers, legal scholars, and pro-life leaders all criticized a Supreme Court ruling on Monday that overturned state safety regulations for abortion clinics in Louisiana.
Jun 29, 2020 - 09:07 am .- The Supreme Court delivered two decisions Monday on cases concerning life issues. Among a total of three decisions issued by the court June 29, justices overturned a Louisiana state law seeking to hold abortion clinics to the same standards as other surgical centers. 
Jun 23, 2020 - 12:01 pm .- Several amendments which sought to reduce the proposed time limit on abortions or to maintain limits on the abortion of unborn children with disabilities were defeated Friday on the Channel Island of Guernsey.
Jun 14, 2020 - 04:06 am .- More than 30 organizations serving maternity and early childhood needs in Chile have come together to form an alliance to better meet the needs of women and children.
May 26, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- The Mexican state legislature of Nuevo Leon passed an education reform bill May 21 to foster a “respect for life from conception to natural death” in students.
May 21, 2020 - 11:15 am .- With restrictions still in place to control the transmission of the coronavirus, Rome’s annual pro-life march will take place online this year.
Mar 25, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis said Wednesday that the Church's pro-life message is more relevant than ever as the world faces the coronavirus pandemic.

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