Activists in that movement are working towards a grand, and perhaps fantastical, vision: a world where abortion is not just illegal, but unthinkable, and where babies are much more common as a result. This future has felt more tangible since the election of Donald Trump, who appointed two justices to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, who are skeptical of the constitutional right to abortion laid out in Roe v. Wade.
Vice President Mike Pence, a key leader in the most pro-life administration ever, believes that Washington can play “an even greater role” in ending abortion, including in law where the 1973 Roe vs. Wade rules. Pence, long a national leader in the pro-life movement sparked by that Supreme Court decision making abortion legal, also feels that “life is winning,” but it hasn’t won yet. In a remarkable move by a sitting vice president, Pence authored the introduction of a new book on the pro-life movement written by Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List, a leading anti-abortion group.
In the latest episode of EWTN Pro-Life Weekly: A Planned Parenthood affiliate announced it will strip the name of the organization’s founder Margaret Sanger from its Manhattan abortion facility over what it called her “racist legacy”… and much more!
The time for labeling buildings where unborn children are put to death as abortion “clinics” can now be declared officially over. With a stroke of his pen, a single federal judge in Maryland has struck down a longstanding health regulation from the Food and Drug Administration that was designed to provide women with a modicum of contact with a member of the medical profession.
In this special edition of EWTN Pro-Life Weekly, we are sharing some of our favorite inspiring stories of people who have overcome challenges in life. Melissa Ohden shares her journey of finding out she was an abortion attempt survivor and how she came to forgive her birth mother… and much more!
Five years ago the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) released undercover videos that revealed evidence of criminal activity by America’s largest abortion business, Planned Parenthood. The tapes showed senior Planned Parenthood officials talking about selling aborted babies’ body parts for profit and how Planned Parenthood manipulated its abortion techniques to procure fresh, intact organs from children killed in late-term abortions.