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Why not fight for abortion survivors?

Abortion | Pro-life representatives in Congress relentlessly push for infant protections
by Harvest Prude
Posted 9/16/19, 04:30 pm

WASHINGTON—A congressional act that would protect babies who survive abortion attempts needs just 17 more signatures from lawmakers to advance in the House. Last week, pro-life Republican representatives urged voters to call their representatives and ask them to sign onto the effort if they haven’t already.

“Ask them if they’ve signed the discharge petition, and, if not, why don’t they want it to come up to a vote on the House floor?” House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., said at a hearing on the bill last week. “We know there are people who have survived abortions.”

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A punitive state

Abortion | California takes David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt to court for their pro-life work
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 9/09/19, 05:08 pm

Pro-life activists Sandra Merritt and David Daleiden exposed the sordid underbelly of fetal tissue trade practices in 2015. Their undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood executives talking about selling the body parts of dead babies led to serious curbs on such transactions in the United States. Now Merritt and Daleiden are defending themselves from criminal charges in a California courtroom.

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New Missouri abortion law on hold

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/27/19, 01:52 pm

A federal judge in Missouri on Tuesday blocked a law protecting unborn infants from abortion after eight weeks of gestation while lawsuits against it go to court. The law was scheduled to take effect on Wednesday.

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