Kim Henderson

Keeping abortions out of Birmingham

Lifestyle | Pro-lifers seek to stall Planned Parenthood construction and build a hopeful, pro-life community
by Kim Henderson
Posted 12/26/18, 08:01 am

The undeveloped lot cornering Birmingham’s First Avenue North and I-65 is empty, save for fast-food wrappers, neglected grass, and a few “No Trespassing” signs.

From a nearby overpass, commuters eying the skyline of Alabama’s Magic City probably wouldn’t notice the lot, but they may soon if proposed construction materializes. Planned Parenthood Southeast has spent $430,600 to secure the spot with the intent to relocate its current Birmingham center to the downtown property.

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A year of dangerous living

Abortion | From chemical abortion to ‘humanized mice,’ 2018 brought new threats and new protections for the unborn
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 12/24/18, 11:03 am

Pro-lifers worked tirelessly in 2018 to save unborn babies from new and old threats. Drug-induced abortion threatens to eclipse surgical abortion as the country’s preferred method of ending pregnancies, and side-effects from the grisly process threaten moms, too. Much of the effort to protect the unborn happened at the state level, but the Supreme Court issued a groundbreaking ruling in favor of pregnancy care centers in June, and federal agencies said they would take a hard look at taxpayer-funded experiments using tissue from aborted babies.

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Ally to the unborn

Q&A | A senator speaks for baby care and healthcare
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 12/24/18, 08:30 am

Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., is a husband, father, grandfather, and evangelical Christian. He’s also one of three physicians in the U.S. Senate. That makes him a leading voice on pro-life and healthcare issues. Here are edited excerpts of an interview that took place at the U.S. Capitol.

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