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Important legal action: 18 women's health organizations sue Illinois Gov. Rauner

Press release reprinted in full below Illinois Pregnancy Resource Centers Sue Governor for First Amendment Violations State Law Compels Staff to Refer for Abortions Despite Religious Objections (February 10, 2017 – Chicago) Eighteen Illinois women’s health organizations are suing Governor Bruce Rauner over Illinois’ new law forcing pro-life doctors and pregnancy resource centers to discuss... Read more »

The big lie: Abortions are safe

We are forever told that abortions are safe. That abortion clinics do not need the same degree of regulation as other clinics that do outpatient procedures including invasive surgery. The assertion that abortions are safe is the central argument made by the abortion industry in legal challenges. Studies, often funded by the abortion industry or like-minded institutions, are constantly... Read more »

Is a fertilized human egg a person?

Stat, a magazine that reports on the frontiers of heath and medicine, recently ran a scary article, “Trump win could boost movement to confer ‘personhood’ on fertilized eggs.” It’s the other side of the coin, paralleling the belief of extreme anti-lifers*, that a fetus has no rights and no personhood until a moment after birth. This article... Read more »
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Abortion not always a safe as pro-choice activists insist

A key argument, used rhetorically and in court cases by pro-choice activists, is that abortion is so safe that it doesn’t require steps be taken to protect pregnant women, even for medical emergencies. The abortion industry repeatedly claims that abortionists need not have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital and regulations required of ambulatory care... Read more »

What's wrong with giving the remains of aborted fetuses the respect they deserve?

Plenty, if you are a pro-choice fanatic like Wendy Davis. She is upset that Texas, beginning Dec. 19, will require a dignified burial of aborted babies’ bodies. The New York Times reported on the new regulations, implementing a new law: Texas approved new rules this week requiring health care facilities that perform abortions to bury... Read more »

Planned Parenthood admits that abortions ARE risky

Wait a minute, haven’t Planned Parenthood and other abortion industry echo chambers assured us that abortions are safe, very safe indeed? They say: Not to worry, you’ll have no regrets. Abortion clinics should not be required to conform to health and safety regulations imposed on other medical clinics and procedures because abortions are oh-so safe.... Read more »
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Refuse to participate in an abortion; get fired

So much for conscience or constitutionally protected religious beliefs. Here’s a case were a nurse refused to participate in abortion and got fired for her beliefs. In Illinois, according to a Sun-Times op-ed, Senate Bill 1564 “would force every medical professional and pregnancy resource center to help a woman obtain an abortion by providing her contact... Read more »

Another overreaching, factually challenged and confusing Supreme Court abortion case

As the Chicago Tribune reported: The Supreme Court issued its strongest defense of abortion rights in a quarter-century Monday, striking down Texas’ widely replicated rules that sharply reduced abortion clinics in the nation’s second-most-populous state. By a 5-3 vote, the justices rejected the state’s arguments that its 2013 law and follow-up regulations were needed to... Read more »

Chicago engages in a cover-up of how abortion clinics may endanger women's health

The Thomas More Society and the Pro-Life Action League have  been trying for some time now to pry loose from the city of Chicago statistics about how  paramedics had to be summoned to rush women from a Chicago abortion clinic to hospital emergency rooms. Those numbers are critical because they might challenge the abortion industry’s... Read more »
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A new term for killing an unborn baby: "Fetal demise"

When the criminal proceedings concluded against Dynel Catrece Lane who cut a 7-month-old pre-born child, Aurora Wilkins, from her mother’s womb, it was determined that Wilkins Lane hadn’t really killed the unborn baby. The authorities ruled that it was fetal demise, as if the child had died on its own, the result of a miscarriage. This bizarre legal straight... Read more »
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