Samantha Gobba

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

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U.K. backs down from forced abortion

Abortion | British pro-lifers welcome court ruling but worry about growing disrespect for life
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 7/01/19, 05:14 pm

A British appellate court’s decision that a London woman with an intellectual disability will not have to undergo an abortion against her will came as a relief to pro-life groups.

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An unexpected gift for babies

Abortion | A court often at odds with President Donald Trump allows his abortion funding rule to take effect
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 6/24/19, 05:02 pm

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals gave the Trump administration—and unborn babies—a surprise victory Thursday when it ruled unanimously that updates to Title X of the Public Health Service Act can go into effect. The changes will direct tax dollars away from Planned Parenthood and other abortion facilities to health centers that don’t perform or refer for abortions.

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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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