As abortion laws in states such as North Dakota, Alabama, Arkansas and Kansas have become more restrictive, critics have taken the new "fetal pain" restrictions to court.
Jack McMahon, defense attorney for abortionist and convicted murderer Kermit Gosnell, shocked America Wednesday during his first live cable news interview since the jury's verdict in his client's case.
A federal court in San Francisco on Tuesday struck down Arizona's ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
28-year-old John Andrew Welden tricked his pregnant 26-year-old girlfriend, Remee Lee, into taking a pill used to induce labor and cause an abortion. Lee's baby died after she unknowingly took the medication.
In the midst of government scandal, the Gosnell abortion verdict came and went. But the questions it raised will be debated for years.
So, now we're hearing the fevered denials and sometimes desperate counterattacks of abortion advocates concerning the Gosnell trial. They claim he used unsanitized instruments, unqualified aides, etc.
Just days after Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell was sentenced to three life terms for his horrific abortion practices -- including snipping the spines of babies born alive -- a Houston abortionist's former employees are accusing him of similar criminal acts.
Black pro-life leaders are calling for investigations of other abortion clinics like the one run by Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell.
Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell, who was convicted of killing three babies born alive, agreed to give up his right to an appeal in order to avoid a possible death sentence.
In the end it was the pictures of those babies struggling for life in a Philadelphia abortion clinic that got to the jury and led to the murder convictions of Kermit Gosnell.
Nine of the 12 jurors who convicted abortionist Kermit Gosnell of murder on Monday were "pro-choice."
A Philadelphia jury has found Kermit Gosnell guilty of the first-degree murder of three babies killed outside the womb at his abortion clinic.
We must not miss the true meaning of the Gosnell trial. It is true that Dr. Gosnell was found guilty of his crimes -- at least the crimes successfully prosecuted in Pennsylvania. But in reality the whole nation was on trial, and we are all guilty.
It should be the prayer of all people that the Gosnell trial will ultimately serve as a turning point in the ongoing effort to promote the beauty and protection of all life. The innocents must not die in vain. "Justice," as Thomas Jefferson once put it, "cannot sleep forever."
Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia abortionist accused of performing illegal late-term abortions in a filthy clinic, has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies born alive but acquitted in the death of a fourth baby.
The jury deliberating murder charges against Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell announced Monday it is deadlocked on two counts but did not specify which charges they could not agree on.
As Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell awaits the jury verdict in his murder trial, a new Gallup poll finds 26 percent of Americans saying abortion should be legal under any circumstances, 20 percent saying it should be illegal in all circumstances, and the majority -- 52 percent -- opting for something in between, as has been the case in nearly every Gallup measure of the question since 1975.
Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have set a May 22 deadline in which they expect public health officials from all 50 states and Washington, D.C., to provide them with "details on state licensing of abortion clinics and providers, information on revoked licenses, state inspections of clinics and disciplinary actions" so they can "examine how each state regulates and monitors abortion clinics and protects the health and safety of women."
They say a picture's worth a thousand words. That's especially true when it comes to abortion.
What should a mother do when she is pregnant and unmarried? Choose life -- and, if she decides on adoption, she will also be giving that new life to those who may have been praying for just such a precious gift.