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Jan 22, 2021 - 12:06 am .- As cases of assisted suicide continue to increase annually in Ontario, pro-life advocates have called on the government to implement laws to help stem the tide of medically facilitated death.
Jan 21, 2021 - 05:00 am .- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused pro-lifers of putting their opposition to abortion over the tenets of democracy in a recent appearance on former Sen. Hillary Clinton’s podcast.    “I think that Donald Trump is president because of the issue of a woman’s right to choose,” Pelosi said on the Jan. 18 episode of “You and Me Both with Hillary Clinton,” blaming pro-life voters for boosting Trump into office.    She said pro-life voters for Trump "were willing to sell the whole democracy down the river for that one issue.”
Jan 21, 2021 - 12:45 am .- As the United States undergoes a transition in leadership, the Archdiocese of San Francisco will host a webinar this week discussing the future of the pro-life movement.
Jan 19, 2021 - 03:00 pm .- A former U.S. representative who was known as one of the last standing pro-life Democrats in Congress said he is worried about the example a Catholic president who is also pro-abortion will have on young Catholics. 
Jan 19, 2021 - 02:50 pm .- After the national March for Life announced last week it would be taking place virtually, the U.S. bishops’ pro-life chair has exhorted Catholics to prayer instead.
Jan 19, 2021 - 11:00 am .- President-elect Joe Biden is expected to promptly roll back pro-life policies the Trump administration put in place, NBC News reported on Monday. 
Jan 15, 2021 - 04:25 pm .- President Donald Trump on Wednesday became the first president in American history to be impeached by the House of Representatives twice.
Jan 12, 2021 - 01:27 am .- As the United States approaches 48 years of legalized abortion nationwide, the Catholic bishops of New Jersey are asking Catholics to join in a day of fasting and prayer to support a culture of life.
Jan 9, 2021 - 05:51 pm .- The Wyoming legislature will again consider a bill to protect infants born alive in legal abortion attempts. Its backers say it is needed to push abortion doctors to provide health care to any baby who survives an abortion.
Dec 21, 2020 - 07:15 am .- A Catholic-run healthcare practice in Colorado has announced that it will partner with a major foundation based in Paris to bring specialized medical care to adults with Down syndrome.
Dec 16, 2020 - 04:31 pm .- A federal court has declined to reconsider an August decision allowing several abortion restrictions in Arkansas to take effect.
Dec 15, 2020 - 12:24 am .- A Scottish member of Parliament is calling on the UK government to end a two-child limit on tax credits and other benefits for children, which is believed to be a leading factor for many women seeking abortions in the UK.
Dec 6, 2020 - 04:04 pm .- Nine months after UK Catholic leaders called for the abolition of a two-child limit on tax credits and other benefits for children, a leading abortion group now reports that the two-child limit is cited as a factor by many women seeking abortions.
Dec 3, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- The growing number of pro-life women in Congress demonstrates the growing consensus that opposition to abortion is part of a holistic platform to support women, Representative-elect Michelle Fischbach (R-Minn.) told Catholic News Agency.
Dec 1, 2020 - 10:00 am .- In one of the last results in the 2020 election to be called, another pro-life female candidate won election to the House of Representatives in Iowa’s 2nd district race certified on Monday.
Nov 26, 2020 - 07:00 am .- An undergraduate student in a midwife program has received an apology and payout after she faced suspension because of her pro-life convictions. 
Nov 21, 2020 - 04:37 pm .- With nearly all U.S. House and Senate races decided, Congress will be sharply divided the next two years—possibly undermining the viability of extreme pro-abortion policies.
Nov 20, 2020 - 06:25 pm .- An 18-state coalition filed a brief this week supporting a Tennessee law banning abortions based on an unborn child’s race, sex, or Down syndrome diagnosis.
Nov 20, 2020 - 03:28 am .- With just two months left in Donald Trump’s presidency, some pro-life intellectuals are calling for an executive order that offers legal protection for the unborn.
Nov 19, 2020 - 04:10 pm .- Two pro-life groups are suing Washington D.C., alleging that the city discriminated against their pro-life viewpoints by refusing to grant permission to paint or chalk messages on the street, while allowing other activist groups to do so.

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