Posts tagged “Anti-abortion campaign”

Anti Abortion Attacks Could Massively Increase Unwanted Pregnancy Rates

May 5th, 2011
Anti Abortion Attacks Could Massively Increase Unwanted Pregnancy Rates

Anti Abortion Attacks Could Massively Increase Unwanted Pregnancy Rates That’s the opinion of the Guttmacher Institute in America. The latter is a well respected organisation that advises on sexual health matters. The Institute warns that there could be as many as 973,000 unplanned pregnancies if Republican anti abortionists get their way and ensure organisations like […]

A choice no woman should have to make

March 8th, 2011
A choice no woman should have to make

The abortion debate in the United States took yet another disturbing twist recently when a Republican proposed a new bill. The proposal put forward by Joe Pitts will allow hospitals to decide whether to refuse to carry out an abortion even if that means letting the woman die. This is the latest in a number […]

Roman Catholic Church Supports Bills

February 8th, 2011
Roman Catholic Church Supports Bills

Anti abortion republicans pushing through several bills in Washington have got the backing of the Roman Catholic Church. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston is chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). He recently sent letters of support for the three separate measures being pushed through the […]

US Senator Invokes Obama’s Race in Abortion Row

February 4th, 2011
US Senator Invokes Obama’s Race in Abortion Row

The debate surrounding abortion took a new twist recently when a former Pennsylvania Senator mentioned the US President’s race during an interview. He said: “The question is — and this is what Barack Obama didn’t want to answer — is that human life a person under the Constitution? And Barack Obama says no. “Well if […]

‘It’s Time For Us To Flex Our Muscle’ Says Marjorie Dannenfelser

January 31st, 2011
‘It’s Time For Us To Flex Our Muscle’ Says Marjorie Dannenfelser

The anti abortion backlash seems to be gathering pace with many fronts being opened. For example, Marjorie Dannenfelser is president of the Susan B. Anthony List, a United States anti-abortion pressure group. Its purpose isn’t just to oppose abortion but to promote the pro-life cause and force Congress to stop all funding for abortions. In […]

Abortion Showdown Expected On Capitol Hill

January 25th, 2011
Abortion Showdown Expected On Capitol Hill

Moves to repeal Obama’s health care bill have also raised the prospect of a fierce debate between the pro and anti abortionists in the US Congress. While politicians have been urged to tone down their language in the aftermath of the attempted assassination of Gabrielle Giffard, abortion does raise the hackles of many on both […]

New Abortion Proposal Opposed

January 17th, 2011
New Abortion Proposal Opposed

Currently women who want to abort their foetus at home are not allowed to do so. Instead it has to be carried out at a clinic or hospital. The Pregnancy Advisory Service (PAS) who are asking for a change in the law, want women to take a second pill at home in just the same […]

Protesters target US high school

December 3rd, 2010
Protesters target US high school

Anti-abortion protesters have been targeting a high school in Raleigh, North Carolina, to the anger of a number of students who resent their presence. Protesters have been holding up placards showing pictures of aborted foetuses on the steps of Wake County high school, handing out literature. They have already visited other schools in the area, […]

Pro-life groups to challenge abortion law changes

December 1st, 2010
Pro-life groups to challenge abortion law changes

Pro-life campaign groups throughout Australia, but particularly in Queensland, are preparing to fight proposed changes to the law on abortion in the state. Currently, abortion is still illegal in Queensland, though in reality women can access treatment easily if there are medical reasons for the termination to take place. However, the current Queensland government is […]

Bush reveals reason behind anti-abortion stance

November 8th, 2010
Bush reveals reason behind anti-abortion stance

The former President of the United States, George W. Bush has revealed in a TV interview where his strict anti-abortion stance comes from. When he was a teenager his mother, herself a former First Lady, showed him a dead foetus in a jar after she had suffered a miscarriage. “There’s no question that affected me, […]

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