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Pope Francis looks on during his general audience at St Peter's square on Jan. 22, 2014 at the Vatican. (credit: ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope: ‘I Join The March For Life In Washington With My Prayers’

Pope Francis is sending his support for an anti-abortion march today in the nation’s capital.

01/22/2014

Anti-abortion demonstrators protest in front of the U.S. Supreme Court during the annual "March for Life" in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 22, 2014. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Brave Cold for ‘March for Life’ Abortion Protest in D.C.

Pope Francis is sending his support for an anti-abortion march today in the nation’s capital.

01/22/2014

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Federal Judge Blocks North Dakota Abortion Law, Calls It ‘Unconstitutional’

A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked a new North Dakota law that bans abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected — as early as six weeks into pregnancy, calling the law “clearly invalid and unconstitutional.”

07/22/2013

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (Credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ginsburg: Roe v. Wade Gave Abortion Opponents a Target

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she supports a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion, but feels her predecessors’ landmark Roe v. Wade ruling 40 years ago was too sweeping and gave abortion opponents a symbol to target.

05/12/2013

File photo of an abortion clinic. (credit: Kelly Glasscock/Getty Images)

Philly Abortion Murder Trial Makes National Impact

For weeks, jurors in Philadelphia heard grim testimony about deaths and squalor at Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s inner-city abortion clinic. While they listened, the murder case reverberated far beyond the courtroom, changing — at least for the moment — the tone of the national debate on abortion.

05/04/2013

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North Dakota Gov Signs Bill Banning Abortions If Fetal Heartbeat Is Detected

Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed legislation Tuesday that that would make North Dakota the nation’s most restrictive state on abortion rights, banning the procedure if a fetal heartbeat can be detected — something that can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

03/26/2013

Anti-abortion protesters attend the March for Life on Jan. 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

North Dakota Lawmakers Define Life As Starting At Conception

North Dakota lawmakers moved Friday to outlaw abortion in the state by passing a bill defining life as starting at conception.

03/22/2013

House Speaker John Boehner told March of Dimes protesters that cutting federal tax funding for abortion is one of his top priorities this congressional period. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Boehner: Ending Taxpayer-Funded Abortions ‘One Of Our Most Fundamental Goals’

In an address to the annual pro-life, anti-abortion March for Life protestors, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) stated that the removal of taxpayer funds for abortion is one of his top goals for the year.

01/25/2013

Thousands attended the annual pro-life, anti-abortion rally in Washington, D.C. .(Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Anti-Abortion Protest Of 40th Roe V. Wade Anniversary Draws Thousands

Thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators marched through Washington to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to protest the landmark decision that legalized abortion.

01/25/2013

Pope Benedict XVI reacts during his weekly general audience on Jan. 23, 2013 at the Paul VI hall at the Vatican. (credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE,FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Tweets Support For DC Anti-Abortion Protesters

Pope Benedict XVI takes to Twitter to offer support to the anti-abortion protesters who will march in Washington, D.C., Friday.

01/25/2013

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