Vital Signs

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Our weekly roundup of abortion-related news.

Vital Signs: Defending state abortion restrictions

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Questionable donations. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation, the charity arm of the Lutheran fraternal benefit society, has allegedly donated money to…

Vital Signs: Hawaii educators hide ‘sensitive’ sex-ed curriculum from legislators

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Too sensitive? Hawaii’s Department of Education (DOE) denied access to state legislators who wanted to view a controversial Planned Parenthood-supported sex…

Vital Signs: Planned Parenthood controversy eats into Komen’s coffers

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Donation drop. Breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure saw a 22 percent drop in contributions in 2012, the year following the controversy over…

Vital Signs: A year of pro-life victories

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Hostile to abortion. States enacted 205 abortion restrictions during a three-year period between 2011 and 2013, according to a report released Jan. 2 by the…

Vital Signs: Four Iowa abortion centers closing

By Alissa Robertson
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Abortion | Shut down. Planned Parenthood of the Heartland announced Friday that four of its abortion facilities in Iowa will be closing soon because of…

Vital Signs: Vatican takes birth control poll

By Alissa Robertson
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Abortion | Survey says? The Vatican is conducting a worldwide survey on how its parishes discuss and deal with birth control, divorce, and gay marriage. The…

Vital Signs: Life and truth at Yale

By Alissa Robertson
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Abortion | Pro-life on a pro-choice campus. Members of Choose Life at Yale (CLAY) hosted their first student-led pro-life conference on the college’s campus last week.

Vital Signs: Babies are people too, even in Colorado

By Alissa Robertson
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Abortion | Personhood in Colorado. Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler announced Monday that the Definition of Person and Child measure will be included on the…

Vital Signs: California gets nurse abortionists

By Alissa Robertson
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Abortion | Unqualified? California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Wednesday allowing nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and physician assistants to perform…

Vital Signs: Government approves tax-funded abortions

By Alissa Robertson
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Abortion | Abortion added to federal healthcare plan. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) ruled last week that abortion coverage would be part of the amended…

Vital Signs: Girl baby gone

Vital Signs: Girl baby gone

By Alissa Robertson
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Abortion | Sex-selection in the Caucasus. A new study by Marc Michael of New York University’s Abu Dhabi campus reveals that gender imbalance in the Caucasus is second…

Vital Signs: Albuquerque abortion ban scheduled for November ballot

By Alissa Robertson
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Abortion | Albuquerque’s City Council voted 5-4 Monday night to conduct a special election for the Pain Capable Unborn Child Ordinance as part of a potential Nov. 19…

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