Tag: abortion

VP Mike Pence Addresses Anti-Abortion Rally March For Life

Vice President Mike Pence will become the highest political official to ever address the annual March for Life on Friday as thousands of abortion opponents arrive in Washington, D.C., to protest the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing the practice. Top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway will also join Pence at the demonstrations. “A lot of…

Trump Signs 3 Executive Orders, Including TPP Withdrawal

President Donald Trump just signed 3 executive orders 1.to withdrawal from TPP 2. Fed’l hiring freeze except military & 3. Limit abortion funding overseas. President Donald Trump on Monday morning signed an order withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, fulfilling a campaign pledge to back out of the deal, according…

Texas Abortion Limits Struck Down by U.S. Supreme Court

A divided U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law that had threatened to close three-quarters of the state’s abortion clinics by putting new requirements on facilities and doctors. The 5-3 ruling is the court’s first abortion decision in almost a decade. It invalidates a law that required clinics to meet hospital-like surgical standards and…

Planned Parenthood President Testifies Before Congress [VIDEO]

Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards testifies at a Congressional hearing for the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Sept. 27. The hearing focuses on the allegations from a recent video campaign that Planned Parenthood is profiting from the sale of aborted baby parts.

Senate To Vote On Defunding Planned Parenthood [VIDEO]

The Republican-controlled Senate is set to vote Monday on halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood, a fast response to the series of unsettling videos exposing the group’s little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers. The measure is not expected to pass because Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the other 53 Republican senators will…

Planned Parenthood: Expect More VIDEOS About Selling Fetuses

Planned Parenthood warned Monday that an anti-abortion group could release more edited videos accusing the family-planning provider of illegal and racially biased activities. The organization came under fire last week after the activist group Center for Medical Progress released a heavily edited sting video appearing to show one of Planned Parenthood’s doctors discussing the sale…

Idaho Republican Asks if A Woman Can Swallow A Cam For Gyno [VIDEO]

Idaho Rep. Vito Barbieri asked Monday whether women can just swallow a tiny camera in order to conduct a gynecological exam remotely with a doctor, he asked the question to Dr. Julie Madsen, during a debate over an anti-abortion bill, who was testifying against a bill that would ban doctors from prescribing medication abortion via…

[VIDEO] Supreme Court Decides Hobby Lobby Can Be Exempt From Parts of Obamacare

5-4 Supreme Court Decision Today On Hobby Lobby’s Obamacare Contraception Rule Guess it’s time to have the “talk” with your boss 🙁 For Live Video Click Here The biggest case of the Supreme Court’s term involves a three-headed, hot-button appeal combining abortion rights, religious liberty, and Obamacare. It’s also the last one, and a ruling…

Planned Parenthood Files Lawsuit Against Texas Abortion Law

Planned Parenthood, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the ACLU of Texas filed a federal lawsuit on Friday against some provisions of a controversial Texas abortion law. The law includes restrictions on medication abortion and other regulations that are aimed to shut down most of Texas’s abortion clinics. State Senator Wendy Davis attempted to block…

Pope Francis Says Church ‘Obsessed’ With Gays, Abortion

In his first extensive interview since ascending to the papacy, Pope Francis said that he believes the Roman Catholic Church is too ‘obsessed’ with the issues of gay marriage and contraception. The interview was conducted with La Civiltà Cattolica, an Italian Jesuit journal. Francis said the Church should exist as a ‘home for all.’ Photo:…

N.C. Gov. McCrory Signs Anti-Abortion Bill Into Law Monday Night

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed legislation limiting abortion access into law Monday night, as abortion rights protesters waged a 12-hour vigil across the street from his executive mansion. In a statement, McCrory said critics were exaggerating the impact of the law, which will make abortion clinics adopt some of the regulations that apply…

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Signs Restrictive Abortion Bill Into Law

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Signs Restrictive Abortion Bill Into Law

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed sweeping new abortion restrictions that sparked weeks of protests at the state Capitol into law. Perry signed the legislation at a ceremony Thursday morning. The bill will require abortion clinic doctors to have hospital admitting privileges, restrict abortions to surgical centers, dictate when abortion-inducing drugs can be taken and…

Texas Abortion Bill Misses Deadline

A vote on a Texas bill that would severely curtail abortion rights in the state descended into chaos in the early hours of Wednesday morning as lawmakers said the final vote missed a midnight deadline. Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said Republicans missed their deadline to pass new abortion restrictions after protesters screamed down lawmakers…

El Salvador Woman, Denied Abortion, Has C-Section

A woman who was denied an abortion by the Supreme Court in El Salvador has undergone a premature Caesarean section. The 22-year-old woman wanted to end the pregnancy because she was at risk due to lupus and kidney problems. The fetus developed without a complete brain and skull and died shortly after birth. Last week,…

Texas Girl Sues Parents Over Abortion

A 16-year-old Texas girl is suing her parents for coercing her to have an abortion against her will, a lawsuit claims. The teen is two months pregnant and is represented by lawyers with the Texas Center for Defense of Life. A judge granted a temporary restraining order to save the baby’s life click2houston.com