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State-by-state progress

State-by-state progress

By Kristin Chapman
Posted

Roe v. Wade | More than a dozen states last year made it easier to protect life

Irish court orders pregnant woman taken off life support

By Kiley Crossland
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Life | Doctors removed life support from a brain-dead pregnant woman in Ireland after an emergency ruling by Dublin’s High Court last week.  The woman, a…

Pope: Experimenting with life is a sin

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Religion | Pope Francis reiterated his support for pro-life causes this weekend, telling an audience of 6,000 Italian Catholic doctors that playing with life is a sin.

A dangerous narrative on death

By Nick Eicher
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Culture | Cancer patient Brittany Maynard not only chose to end her life using doctor-prescribed medication, but she also intentionally took on the role of champion for…

Joni Eareckson Tada: Suffering is sacred

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | The beloved quadriplegic and disability activist takes the American church to task for trying to eliminate suffering from the Christian life

China announces new two-child policy

By June Cheng
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China | A researcher for the Chinese government announced last week that all couples in China will be allowed to have a second child in two years, the latest easing…

Churches sue California over abortion coverage mandate

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and Life Legal Defense Foundation (LLDF) have filed a complaint with the federal Department of Health and Human Services…

Worldviews collide in viral letter between cancer patients

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Life | Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman with stage IV terminal brain cancer, made national news and re-kindled a public conversation with her decision to end…

Jahi McMath’s family seeks reversal of brain-death ruling

By Caroline Leal
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Newsworthy | The family of a 13-year-old California girl—who was declared brain-dead 10 months ago following complications from sleep apnea surgery—is seeking an…

Court allows Texas to enforce closing of abortion centers

By Lynde Langdon
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Abortion | Texas can immediately start enforcing new protections for women and unborn children, a federal appeals court said today, overturning another judge’s ruling…

Pro-life college students fight for free speech

By Courtney Crandell
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Religious Liberty | A pro-life student group at the University of South Alabama (USA) has filed suit against the public college for limiting its First Amendment rights. The…

Missouri lawmakers override veto to enact abortion wait period

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | The Missouri state legislature enacted a 72-hour wait period for abortions yesterday, overriding Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto from earlier this year. The…

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