Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case involving a Washington state requirement that all pharmacies must fill contraceptives regardless of the religious objections of the owners.
Abortion / Contraception
Federal court rules ACLU lacks standing to sue Catholic hospitals that refuse to provide abortion and contraceptive services
Doctor to U.S. Senate – "The only time I experienced any qualms about what I was doing was when I had my neonatal care rotation and I realized that I was trying to save babies in the NICU that were the same age as babies I was aborting, but I rationalized it, and was able to push the feelings to the back of my mind."
Since the pro-life movement is usually the one accused of always using religious arguments, it seems surprising that some abortionists use such a religious, even metaphysical argument when faced with a pro-lifer’s questions.
If Congress, which passed both RFRA and Obamacare, believes RFRA's application goes too far, Congress could decide to repeal all or part of RFRA.
Planned Parenthood | VOP Blog http://vopblog.com/2015/07/28/planned-parenthood/ Excerpt: The abortion debate really boils down to one question: does a fetus possess personhood? We know the fetus is alive, but is it truly human? If the fetus is merely tissue, then the termination of a pregnancy is not fraught with nearly as many ethical and moral questions. But if the fetus does have personhood–if it can be […]
Steve Wohlberg, director and speaker of White Horse Media, has announced the completion of a 13-part series entitled, The Abortion Controversy, featuring Dianne Wagner and Antoinette Duck of Mafgia ministry.
Introduced on February 12, 2015, H.R. 940 would add a conscience clause to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) which would prohibit states that receive federal funding from discriminating against those who decline to participate in abortion or abortion coverage.
"The right and duty to preserve life cannot co-exist with a right or duty to destroy it. The right and duty to preserve and protect the cherished relationship between mother and child cannot co-exist with a right and duty to destroy it."
– South Dakota House Concurrent Resolution, HCR 1004, passed 2/5/15
The legal status of the unborn child is not as clear as most people think. There are glaring inconsistencies in the way that the law is practiced, even in states with liberal abortion policies. For instance, if a person kills a fetus in California without the consent of the pregnant woman or for medical necessity it is considered murder under Penal Code section 187. This is why Scott Peterson was convicted for double-homicide when he killed his pregnant wife, Laci, in 2002. This January in Florida, John Andrew Weldon was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison when he tricked his pregnant girlfriend into taking abortion-causing drugs, leading to the miscarriage of her 6-week-old fetus.