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Argentina one step closer to legalizing abortion

Abortion | Pro-lifers praying the country’s Senate will nix bid to overturn protections for unborn babies
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 6/18/18, 02:43 pm

Pro-life advocates are prayerfully awaiting a decision from Argentina’s Senate on whether to keep the country’s legal protections for the unborn.

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Irish eyes are crying

Politics | Pro-lifers regroup after Ireland aborts protections for the unborn
by Jenny Lind Schmitt
Posted 6/14/18, 03:50 am

Ireland voted May 25 to repeal the 8th Amendment to its constitution, effectively paving the way for legal abortion in the traditionally Catholic country. With voter turnout up to 70 percent in some counties, two-thirds of voters said “Yes” to repeal the amendment, returning power to legislate on abortion to the government and stripping the unborn of their rights.

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Facing genocide in Syria

International | Turkish-linked forces are chasing Christians and Yazidis from their homes under the guise of fighting terrorists
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/30/18, 03:07 pm

SYRIA: Over the weekend we received new eyewitness reports that Turkish forces who carried out a spring offensive in Afrin, a border enclave inside Syria, forced tens of thousands of Christians and Yazidis to flee. Members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), which includes ex-ISIS militants, have taken over their homes and other areas. This is the latest example of “fighting terrorists” used as a cover for ethnic and religious cleansing.

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