Planned Parenthood

New precedent or new ultrasound machine?

Life | Planned Parenthood agrees to comply with law for reasons pro-life advocates say are obvious
by Leah Hickman
Posted 8/24/20, 03:55 pm

Planned Parenthood dropped its lawsuit last week against an Indiana law requiring women seeking an abortion to have an ultrasound at least 18 hours before ending the life of their unborn child. The abortion giant said it abandoned the lawsuit because, according to court documents, its new facility in Fort Wayne recently obtained an ultrasound machine, enabling it to comply.

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Planned Parenthood drops suit against ultrasound law

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 8/20/20, 06:00 pm

Women in Indiana will have to have an ultrasound 18 hours before getting an abortion starting in January 2021. Vice President Mike Pence signed the law in 2016 when he was the state’s governor, but a federal judge and an appeals court blocked its enforcement in 2017. State Attorney General Curtis Hill, a Republican, announced Thursday that Planned Parenthood withdrew its suit against the ultrasound rule.

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Pro-life apples to Planned Parenthood oranges

Life | Pregnancy centers rightly received stimulus funds the abortion giant had to pay back
by Leah Hickman
Posted 8/10/20, 03:40 pm

Heartbeat International has received roughly 25 percent fewer donations since the coronavirus hit the United States in March. At least 50 of the pro-life pregnancy center network’s affiliates contacted the organization’s headquarters at the beginning of the pandemic to say they had to shut their doors, according to the organization’s president, Jor-El Godsey. At the same time, calls to Heartbeat’s Option Line from pregnant women desperate for help increased by 50 percent during the first week of the lockdowns.

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