Archive for October 2017

DC Circuit allows undocumented teen to obtain an abortion

Here is a link to a story in the Wall Street Journal on the latest developments in this case. Here is a link to the opinion, which includes Judge Kavanaugh’s dissent claiming that the court’s decision “represents a radical extension of the Supreme Court’s abortion jurisprudence.” Update: Here is a link to a LifeNews story reporting […]

Appellate court stops abortion sought by undocumented teen

Here is a link to a Washington Post story on the latest developments in the lawsuit the ACLU filed to force the Trump Administration to facilitate an abortion for an undocumented teen, who is in a shelter in Texas. The teen was detained by U.S. officials in September after crossing the border illegally. She is being held by HHS’s Office […]

Update on HHS Mandate

Here is an item from the Catholic News Agency on recent developments relating to the HHS mandate. Here is the summary: “The Trump administration announced broad new exemptions to the HHS contraceptive mandate on Friday [October 6, 2017], giving relief to religious non-profits and others with deeply held religious or moral convictions regarding contraception.”

House Passes Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Here is a story in the National Right to Life News on the October 3, 2017 vote in the US House to pass the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.  As the story describes, “the proposed federal law would generally extend legal protection to unborn humans beginning at 20 weeks fetal age, based on congressional findings that […]