Samantha Gobba

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

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Judge protects freedom of pro-lifers

Abortion | St. Louis must make a religious exception to its nondiscrimination law on abortion
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 10/08/18, 04:20 pm

Pro-lifers cannot be forced to hire, lend money to, or rent to people who advocate for or promote abortions, a federal judge in St. Louis ruled last week. The decision overturned a city ordinance that barred landlords, lending agencies, and employers from discriminating against anyone for their “reproductive health decisions or pregnancy status.” Last year, the Thomas More Society, a pro-life legal group, sued the city on behalf of a number of pro-life groups and businesspeople.

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Untangling the fetal tissue trade

Abortion | Federal government cancels one contract for aborted baby body parts, but others remain
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 10/01/18, 04:04 pm

Pro-life leaders praised the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services last week for canceling its contract with a fetal tissue company, but they said the government needs to do more to protect aborted babies from becoming commodities after their deaths.

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Illinois can’t pay its bills but still pays for abortions

Abortion | Pro-lifers ask state Supreme Court to enforce a balanced budget and save babies
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 9/24/18, 04:08 pm

Pro-life advocates in Illinois are turning to the state Supreme Court to rule on an Illinois law that established taxpayer funding of abortions.

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