Samantha Gobba

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

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Starting over

Disasters | Surviving the most destructive fire in California history
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 11/20/18, 01:20 am

Gold paper stars hung from the rafters of the 1932 building in Chico, Calif., as Shawn Shingler gave a toast for his daughter’s wedding.

Nearly every eye in the packed room filled with tears as he described the days since the deadliest and most destructive fire in California history tore through the mountain town of Paradise, burning his home and thousands of others to the ground.

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Sticks and stones

Abortion | Is aggression against pro-lifers on the rise?
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 11/12/18, 05:51 pm

Pro-life activists worry that two recent assaults on peaceful demonstrators, combined with ongoing vandalism of pro-life displays, indicate a growing trend of pro-abortion violence.

Authorities charged Gabriela Skwarko, a 23-year old student at Ryerson University in Toronto, with assault after she attacked pro-life demonstrators at a rally in Toronto on Oct. 1.

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The immigrant abortion push

Abortion | New report shows the Obama administration worked hard to end the pregnancies of unaccompanied minors
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 11/05/18, 02:34 pm

Federal officials under the Obama administration went out of their way to help pregnant unaccompanied immigrant minors get abortions, even transporting the girls across state lines, a court document and emails revealed recently.

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