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When a small anti-abortion group in Iowa sought nonprofit status, the IRS asked its board to promise not to organize protests outside Planned Parenthood and demanded to know how its prayer meetings and protest signs were educational.
Abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell was found guilty of murdering babies born alive and was sentenced to consecutive life terms for the brutality practiced for decades.
Recently, I asked Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, one of the most fiercely pro-choice members of Congress, why she thought the House of Representatives had been so muted this year in its introduction of anti-abortion and anti-Planned Parenthood bills.
A federal court Tuesday struck down Arizona's ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy absent a medical emergency.
In this Monday, Jan. 24, 2011 file picture, anti-abortion and pro-choice activists stand next to each other in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington during a rally on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the law violates a string of U.S. Supreme Court rulings starting with Roe v. Wade that guarantees a woman's right to an abortion before a fetus is able to survive outside the womb.
A federal court in San Francisco has struck down Arizona's ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy unless there's a medical emergency.
So sad, so affecting -- the cases of various newborns whose lives a Philadelphia jury found Dr.
Some say 55 million abortions have occurred since Roe v Wade. Those are merely the surgical abortions.
Houston, Texas, May 21, 2013 / 12:02 am .- A Houston doctor is under investigation on charges that he performed illegal late-term abortions after former employees alleged that several babies were born alive and then killed in gruesome ways.
At a time when the headline of the day is a story about the bloody massacres of babies born alive in Gosnell's Clinic, the almost bone jarring contrast of Obama's speech at Planned Parenthood freezes every normal sense of credulity in unbelief.
Virginia Democrats tried to shift the focus Monday away from their own embattled gubernatorial candidate to newly minted Republican lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson , whose controversial remarks on abortion and gay rights have quickly landed the fiery Chesapeake minister in the national spotlight.
Republican nominee for governor, Ken Cuccinelli, right, is joined on stage with the other members of the ticket, E.W. Jackson, left, his wife, Theadora, second from right, attorney general candidate Mark Obenshain, his wife, Suzanne, center, and Tiero Cuccinelli, second from right, at the end of the Virginia Republican convention in Richmond on ... (more)
Caracas, Venezuela, May 20, 2013 / 12:09 pm .- A Venezuelan bishop said his country's 13th annual pro-life campaign will extend for the whole year, aiming to defend life and reject abortion "as the killing of a weak and defenseless human being." In a statement sent to CNA, Bishop Rafael Conde Alfonzo recalled that for several years the Week for ... (more)
Myanmar President Thein Sein meets in Washington today with President Barack Obama and contends in a Washington Post interview that the army he has presided over has not engaged in pogroms-contrary to multiple human rights reports.
With the convictions in the case against abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell - three counts of murdering live babies and one count of involuntary manslaughter - abortion is back in the national discussion.
As he grapples with a growing scandal over Senate expenses, Prime Minister Stephen Harper faces another potential flashpoint as the House of Commons resumes sitting: The political debate over abortion is far from over.