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Pandemic policy changes threaten unborn babies

by Harvest Prude
Posted 4/14/20, 11:23 am

Pro-life advocates suffered setbacks in Virginia and Alabama over the weekend. And court decisions about whether abortion businesses can operate during the COVID-19 pandemic may affect other states considering similar policies.

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The essential work of pregnancy centers

Abortion | COVID-19 stretches but doesn’t break pro-life clinics
by Leah Hickman
Posted 4/13/20, 05:09 pm

With most abortions in Texas on hold because of the coronavirus outbreak, more patients are turning to pro-life pregnancy centers like the Hope Women’s Resource Clinic in Beaumont.

“Because all of the abortion clinics were closed, people were desperate,” said Jeanette Harvey, the Hope Clinic’s executive director. “The number of abortion calls has increased, I would say double, easily, if not more than double.”

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Texas abortionists appeal to U.S. Supreme Court

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 4/13/20, 10:31 am

Abortion businesses in Texas are pushing for the ability to conduct drug-induced abortions despite the coronavirus pandemic. They filed an emergency motion on Saturday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower court order so they can keep dispensing abortion pills. The businesses sued after Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, demanded last month a stop to nonessential medical procedures, including most abortions, to conserve resources to fight COVID-19.

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