Samantha Gobba

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

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Feds push back on state defunding of Planned Parenthood

Abortion | Opponent calls the rule ‘a last-ditch administrative edict’
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 10/07/16, 05:27 pm

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) closed public comments today on new regulations that would keep states from defunding Planned Parenthood.

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Poland punts proposed abortion ban after protests

Abortion | Leading party ruler called the situation a ‘giant misunderstanding’
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 10/06/16, 01:22 pm

Following street protests in the country’s major cities, Poland’s parliament voted on Thursday to reject a total abortion ban it previously agreed to consider.

Members of parliament struck down the citizens’ initiative 352-58 in response to thousands of women across the country wearing black, refusing to work or attend school, and marching through the streets with signs protesting the bill.

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France plans ban on pro-life websites

Abortion | Government claims a minority of ‘fanatics’ is trying to trick women with factual information about abortion
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 10/04/16, 03:26 pm

The French government announced last week that it plans to ban pro-life websites found guilty of “deliberately deceiving” women with the appearance of neutrality.

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