Samantha Gobba

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

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Pro-lifers lament ban on Irish election ads

Abortion | Facebook and Google announce advertising restrictions ahead of Ireland’s abortion referendum
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 5/14/18, 02:17 pm

Just weeks from Ireland’s referendum on whether to keep constitutional protections for the unborn, international tech giants Google and Facebook weighed in on the conversation by banning ads targeting voters. 

Ireland’s vote on May 25 will decide whether or not to repeal the Eighth Amendment of the largely Catholic country’s constitution, which gives the unborn the same right to life as everyone else. Google and Facebook claim their decisions are designed to level the playing field. 

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Planned Parenthood defunding effort targets Trump

Abortion | Pro-life groups urge the president to block family planning grants for abortion providers
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 5/07/18, 01:08 pm

Pro-life advocates launched a campaign last week aimed at persuading the Trump administration to stop sending Title X family planning program funds to pro-abortion groups, including Planned Parenthood.

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How did Britain justify ending Alfie Evans’ life?

Parental Rights | Parents in the U.K. ultimately have no say over medical decisions for their sick children
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 4/30/18, 02:10 pm

Tom Evans, with his head hung low, looked only once at the camera Thursday as he read a prepared statement asking supporters of his ailing son Alfie to “stand down.” Evans wanted to deescalate the tension so he and Alfie’s mother, Kate James, could “build a bridge” with the Liverpool, England, hospital seeking the end of their toddler’s life.

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