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Abortion pill reversals on the rise

Abortion | Since the start of the pandemic, more women are asking for help to save their babies
by Leah Hickman
Posted 5/11/20, 06:03 pm

The number of women attempting to reverse the effects of the abortion pill and save their babies’ lives doubled in March and April, according to Heartbeat International’s Abortion Pill Rescue Network.

“In 2019, we averaged about 51 reversal starts each month,” said Christa Brown, a director at Heartbeat. “In March, there were 108, and in April there were 104.”

Women who call the Abortion Pill Rescue hotline have taken mifepristone, the first of two pills used in chemically induced abortions. Some regret their decision immediately.

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Students for Life of America

School’s out, but the pro-life movement’s on

Life | Students use online tools to keep advocating for unborn babies
by Leah Hickman
Posted 4/27/20, 04:24 pm

The day SkyView Academy High School called a last-minute school assembly in the gym to discuss the coronavirus, high school senior Brooke Rizuto and her Students for Life group had planned to use the school library for a speaking event featuring local pro-life activists. But the mandatory assembly forced them to cancel. When the campus in Highlands Ranch, Colo., closed for the remainder of the year, Rizuto said, “Every event we had planned was completely canceled.”

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Bill Gates steps in

International | The Microsoft founder pledges millions toward the pandemic after Trump defunds the WHO
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/16/20, 02:48 pm

GLOBAL: President Donald Trump’s decision to defund the World Health Organization in the middle of the global fight against the coronavirus “is as dangerous as it sounds,” said Bill Gates, the Microsoft founder who has pledged $100 million toward containing the virus. Trump on Wednesday placed a hold on all U.S.

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