Samantha Gobba

Samantha reports on the pro-life movement for WORLD Digital.

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An ‘unfettered’ wrong

Abortion | Blue state legislators pass a wave of extreme pro-abortion bills
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 6/17/19, 05:49 pm

As the battle over unborn life heats up across the nation, states are taking clear sides through legislation. Governors in Illinois, Maine, and Vermont signed bills into law last week that erase all legal protections for unborn babies in their states. Pro-life advocates call those measures extreme.

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Breaking ties with the abortion industry

Abortion | The U.S. government pivots to research that doesn’t destroy life
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 6/10/19, 04:22 pm

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will no longer fund research using tissue from aborted babies, following a trajectory begun in September 2018. HHS announced last week it had discontinued a funding contract with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), for HIV research involving mice with humanized immune systems using aborted fetal tissue.

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Children ‘are not garbage’

Abortion | U.S. Supreme Court upholds post-abortion burial rules but does not defend the right to life
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 6/03/19, 04:49 pm

In a partial win for unborn babies, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week in favor of an Indiana law requiring abortion facilities to bury or cremate aborted babies’ bodies. But the justices let stand a lower court ruling that a Indiana law protecting babies from abortion on the basis of sex, race, or disability was unconstitutional.

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