Articles on Abortion

From New York to New Mexico, bills aimed at expanding or restricting access to abortion are on the rise across the United States. According to the Guttmacher Institute, between January 1 and March 20, 2019, “304 abortion restrictions were introduced... Continue...

What just happened? On Tuesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the Trump administration is strengthening the “Mexico City policy,” which prohibits U.S. foreign aid to groups that provide or promote abortion overseas, and will be strictly enforcing another... Continue...

What just happened? On Thursday Gov. Phil Bryant Mississippi signed a bill that would ban abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. Last week the Ohio legislature also passed a similar and Gov. Mike DeWine has indicated he’d sign the... Continue...

What just happened? Last Friday the Department of Health and Human Services issued a new final rule to reinstate Title X regulations that separate taxpayer dollars from funding abortion. The new rule shifts funding from abortion providers—such as Planned Parenthood—and... Continue...

Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States, in a 5-4 decision with Chief Justice John Roberts joining Justices Kagan, Sotomayor, Breyer, and Ginsburg, issued a temporary stay of a Louisiana law protecting the health of women and children.... Continue...

The debate in Washington over infanticide is rightly shocking to many, but tragically, flows from the abortion industry’s recent advocacy for late-term abortion. On Jan. 22, the chamber of the New York legislature filled with cheers as the state further... Continue...

What just happened? Earlier this week a video clip of a Virginia lawmaker saying she would allow abortions up until the moment of birth gained national attention. In the video, Del. Kathy Tran (D-Fairfax) admits that her proposed legislation, House... Continue...

This week, a second video about abortion went viral. But instead of New York, this one was from the general assembly in Virginia. The video features a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates offering comments in defense of... Continue...

What just happened? On Tuesday, the 46th anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision, the New York legislature passed the Reproductive Health Act, a law that significantly expands abortion rights and removes protections for women and children. The Assembly passed... Continue...

The Supreme Court convened last week at the same time as the March for Life and ERLC’s Evangelicals for Life 2019. There continued to be significant buzz about whether Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey could be overturned... Continue...