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MO Supreme Court to hear Planned Parenthood arguments for taxpayer money

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The Missouri Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday morning in Jefferson City in a key case involving the Planned Parenthood of St. Louis’s legal dispute to force the State of Missouri ...

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Supreme Court upholds major pro-life law

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In another win for the nation’s pro-life movement, the U.S. Supreme Court today refused to review a case on a Kentucky law that requires doctors to show and describe ultrasound images to a patient ...

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Catholic League criticizes Nancy Pelosi for remarks about her faith

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The Catholic League has criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s response to a question about impeachment in a news release. As she was leaving her press conference on Thursday, reporter James Rosen asked ...

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Pro-life lawyer Sarah Pitlyk latest Trump nominee confirmed as Federal Judge

The U.S. Senate confirmed a pro-life lawyer, Sarah E. Pitlyk, to a lifetime appointment as a federal judge in the Eastern District of Missouri. She joins more than 160 federal judicial nominees ...

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Warren, Buttigieg want over-the-counter abortion drugs

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Seven Democratic presidential candidates, including front runners Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg, want to remove safeguards on dangerous abortion drugs and allow them to be sold over the counter. The New York ...

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Primary candidate Pete Buttigieg cites scripture to support pro-abortion beliefs

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Pete Buttigieg, who has been surging in Democratic presidential polls, said he derives his pro-abortion beliefs from scripture. “I think for a lot of us — certainly for me — any encounter ...

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Democrat attorneys general vow to support only pro-abortion candidates

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Pro-life Democrats are quickly becoming extinct. Gov. John Bel Edwards, a rare pro-life Democrat, narrowly won re-election as governor of Louisiana last week. Soon after, the Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) announced ...

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Congress hears testimony about abortion in Missouri

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Missouri is back in the spotlight in the national debate over abortion. During a congressional hearing in Washington last week, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland) said, “Big Brother has come to Missouri” and ...

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Man sues police after ticket for speaking on abortion in public space

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A man who was ticked by police and told to stop speaking to people about his pro-life views is now suing the city of Portland, Ore., for $300,000. This past June, 2019, ...

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California law secretly changed to force churches to fund abortions?

The Alliance Defending Freedom is accusing California of having secretly changed the meaning of a law under pressure from abortion advocates. As now stated, the law forces churches and churchgoers to fund abortions, ...

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Recent news stories about abortion monitoring in Missouri based on incorrect information

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Misinformation continues to cloud the debate over abortion in Missouri. An article by Michael J. New in National Review tried to clear up several false facts by national media. Contrary to media reports, ...

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Proposed Trump administration rule would overturn Obama restrictions on adoption and foster agencies

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Adoption and foster care agencies that receive federal funding would be able to refuse to serve people based on religion, sexual orientation and gender identity under a new rule proposed by the ...

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South Carolina church denies communion to Joe Biden because of support for abortion

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“’I’m personally opposed to abortion but would never impose my views on someone else” has been a popular position among many politicians concerned about upsetting potential supporters. Straddling the fence is not ...

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Missouri representative hopes to make it easier to become foster parents by speeding up training

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Nearly 14,000 children currently are in the Missouri foster care system. Finding and training foster parents willing to give them loving homes seems to be a never-ending challenge. State Rep. Hannah Kelly, ...

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Parts of aborted babies being transplanted into mice, other lab animals

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In what could only be described as a scene from a Frankenstein movie, organs, bones and other body parts of aborted babies are being sold and transplanted into lab animals. Worse yet, ...

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Judge blocks Obama rule that forced doctors to perform abortions

Those who value pre-born life are celebrating after a federal judge permanently blocked an Obama administration rule Tuesday that forced medical facilities and doctors to abort unborn babies. The rule from President ...

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Newborn girl survives being buried alive for two days

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A newborn baby girl has been discovered after being buried alive in a clay pot. The baby miraculously survived for two days before she was discovered, according to authorities in India. The ...

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Planned Parenthood opens Illinois abortion clinic to attract women from St. Louis

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Missouri has a pro-life governor and legislature, while Illinois has one of the most liberal climates for abortion in the nation. As abortion options dwindle in the Show-Me state, Planned Parenthood has ...

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U.S. Supreme Court to hear first abortion case since appointments of Gorsuch and Kavanaugh

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Abortion was the topic of heated discussion during confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominees Neal Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh. The court announced on Friday that it will hear an abortion case for ...

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Locations announced for Oct. 6 annual Life Chain event

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The 32nd Annual Life Chain across the nation will take place Sunday afternoon, Oct. 6. It will include 70 cities and towns across Kansas plus 84 in Missouri. Some of the largest ...

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Planned Parenthood, others lose $34 million with Trump policy

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Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers are out $34 million in taxpayer funds as a result of the Trump administration’s rule generally prohibiting abortion referrals. Over 51 percent of Planned Parenthood’s clinic income ...

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Judge rules against Missouri on 20-week abortion ban

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A federal judge has refused to allow Missouri’s ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy to stand as the state awaits further court action, several news outlets reported. U.S. District Court ...

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Trey Gowdy to headline Vitae pro-life event

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Popular former U.S. Congressman Trey Gowdy will be the keynote speaker at the Vitae Foundation’s annual Kansas City pro-life event on Tuesday, September 24. The Vitae Foundation is a national non-profit organization ...

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Doctor acquitted in euthanasia lawsuit over patient who had to be restrained

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A Dutch court acquitted a doctor this week of all charges for the euthanasia of an elderly woman who suffered from dementia but may not have wanted to end her life when ...

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‘We were targeted”: Senators confront Facebook over pro-life censorship

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg received a sharp rebuke Wednesday from Republican senators  for its recent “fact check” of content posted by the pro-life advocacy organization Live Action. The letter was signed by Sens. ...

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