Alabama Governor Robert Bentley recently made his state the fifth to ban an abortion procedure in which a human fetus is dismembered in the womb and removed piece-by-piece.
Governor Bentley signed Senate Bill 363 Thursday, having Alabama join Kansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and West Virginia in banning dismemberment abortions.
Alabama Citizens for Life National Director Cheryl Ciamarra praised the passage of SB 363, which was titled the "Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act." more >>
We put in our application to adopt in February, announced our plan to adopt on Mother's Day, and became "home study ready" on September 11. In 2014. It's now been two years of waiting and praying.
Mostly patient, I'm finding myself becoming less serene and more frustrated at this wait — with its end yet to be determined. A prepared adoptive family may wait years for a placement. The abortion clinics are full … why aren't adoption agencies teeming with children?
Our society makes abortion so easy. It's cheap, it's accessible and it has even become glamorized (thanks to Planned Parenthood's extensive Hollywood outreach). We hear all the time how abortion is so common, and it is. But that doesn't make it right. more >>
"Armor Of Light" will broadcast nationally on PBS Tuesday, May 10. It's a movie that shows the heart-wrenching fight of Lucy McBath after the murder of teenager Jordan Davis, and one pastor's journey to explore the pro-gun and pro-life arguments.
The compelling documentary follows Reverend Rob Schenck, founder of the Christian outreach program Faith and Action, on his quest to start a dialogue with his Christian brothers and sisters on gun laws and how they align with what the Bible teaches.
McBath, who is actively fighting for stricter gun laws after her unarmed teenage son was shot and killed on November 2012, is a big part of "Armor of Light." The grieving mother, also a devout Christian, vowed to fight for stricter screenings for those who want to acquire fire arms. She believes it's what God has instructed her to do after losing her own son to unwarranted gun violence. more >>
Planned Parenthood is fighting a decision by the state of Kansas removing Medicaid compensation for the nation's largest abortion provider.
Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri filed suit against Kansas in federal court on Thursday in response to the state Department of Health and Environment terminating their participation in Medicaid.
"We will fight with all we have to protect Kansans' right to choose their health care provider," said Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri President and CEO Laura McQuade in a statement. more >>
An abortion activist from California says clinics are closing down around the country, including in blue states, because fewer women, largely millennials, are seeking abortions.
Shauna Heckert, the executive director of Women's Health Specialists of California, a group of six abortion clinics in northern California, said in an interview with FiveThirtyEight that "We are a dying breed."
Heckert was lamenting the closure of clinics in California, a liberal state that recevied an A+ grade from the pro-abortion group NARAL for requiring pregnancy centers in Sacramento to install signs promoiting abortion and for allowing girls younger than 18 to have an abortion without notifiying a parent or guardian. more >>
A former member of the Church of Scientology can legally sue the religious sect for allegedly forcing her to have an abortion, a California judge has ruled.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge John P. Doyle concluded last week that Laura Ann DeCrescenzo's lawsuit against the organization can proceed.
"In his ruling, Judge Doyle rejected the Scientology organization's assertions that they merely exercised their free speech rights when they persuaded DeCrescenzo to have an abortion when she was 17 and already married," noted law360.com. more >>