'Abortion' returned 10 result(s)

US mid-terms: voters in two US states OK anti-abortion measures

08 November 2018 | by Dennis Sadowski CNS

An Oregon measure that would have banned state funding for elective and late-term abortions was defeated by voters Nov. 6, while an amendment to the West Virginia constitution stating that women do not have a right to an abortion was passed by a narrow margin.


Members of parliament, including four cabinet ministers, have backed a bill to legalise abortion in Northern Ireland.

Pope Francis has compared abortion to “renting a hitman to solve a problem”.


The Home Secretary has rejected calls for "buffer zones" to be introduced around abortion clinics nationwide. 

The Argentine Senate voted against a bill that would have decriminalised abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.

A bill to legalise abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy has been rejected in Argentina. The senate voted 38 against and 31 in favour in a tense debate that lasted more than 16 hours.

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court to fill the vacancy opened by the resignation of Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy last month. 

Twenty-five years after St. John Paul II visited Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, Pope Francis will make the same three-nation visit September 22-25, stopping at a number of the same places as his saint-predecessor.

Likening prenatal pregnancy testing to Nazi eugenics policies, Pope Francis set out his opposition to the screening of foetuses so that those found to be abnormal could be aborted.

Pope Francis told the Family Forum in Rome: 'In the last century the whole world was scandalised by what the Nazis did to treat the purity of the race. Today we do the same, but with white gloves.'


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