Samantha Gobba

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

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Cutting off Planned Parenthood’s allowance

Abortion | A White House proposal would end indirect funding of abortions by taxpayers
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 2/25/19, 05:50 pm

The Trump administration issued proposed rules last week that would disqualify Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers from receiving federal family planning funds.

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America is more pro-life than it realizes

Abortion | Surveys show that most U.S. adults support some protections for the unborn
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 2/18/19, 03:40 pm

Though many Americans have adopted pro-abortion views in the last decade, most of them still think the unborn should be protected in the late stages of pregnancy, recent polls show.

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Louisiana abortion law still has a chance

Abortion | The Supreme Court halted the law for now but has good reasons to allow it in the long run
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 2/11/19, 03:49 pm

Pro-life advocates hope that the U.S. Supreme Court will ultimately uphold a Louisiana law requiring abortionists to have hospital admitting privileges despite the justices putting the law on hold last week.

The court voted 5-4 on Thursday to grant abortion provider June Medical Services an emergency stay of Louisiana’s Unsafe Abortion Protection Act. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the more liberal judges in halting the law, while Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Clarence Thomas voted to allow it.

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