Abortion
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Ordering pro-lifers to stay at home

Abortion | Christians face arrest for ministering outside abortion businesses during the coronavirus pandemic
by Leah Hickman
Posted 4/06/20, 05:06 pm

Jolene Troyer, a 19-year-old resident of Greensboro, N.C., and her sister met up with two friends on March 28 for a prayer walk to an abortion business. They started in the parking lot of a nearby church and were still across the street from A Woman’s Choice when police officers approached and told them to return to their cars, citing the county’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order. Troyer and her friends complied and returned to the church parking lot, but a few leaders with the pro-life organization Love Life returned later that day.

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Elective procedure, essential fight

Abortion | Abortion businesses are flouting bans on unnecessary surgeries while states face equipment shortfalls. Pro-life advocates are fighting back
by Leah Hickman
Posted 4/04/20, 01:40 pm

As the epicenter of the coronavirus shifted to New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio told CNN on March 29 that the city only had enough medical supplies to last a week.

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Essential services?

First Amendment | Some churches fight stay-at-home orders on First Amendment grounds
by Steve West
Posted 3/31/20, 05:28 pm

With New York City engulfed by the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday pleaded with congregations not to gather for worship—and threatened severe repercussions if they did.

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