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North Carolina lawmakers pass ‘No Eugenics’ abortion bill that governor is expected to veto

    A number of states have passed bills this year that ban abortion based on a Down Syndrome diagnosis, but the North Carolina legislature took the concept a step further by passing a bill that also bans abortions performed solely because of the baby’s sex or race.   Quick Facts    The “Human Life...

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Senate Democrats reject ban on human-animal hybrid development and research, sinking the U.S. into a moral abyss

    In a glaring example of the differences between the Democratic and Republican parties in terms of how they view medical ethics and the distinctiveness of human life, the Senate voted 49-48 along party lines to reject a ban on creating human-animal hybrids, or chimeras, for the purpose of research and experimentation.   Quick...

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States pass laws banning abortion of babies with Down Syndrome as federal court allows Ohio ban

    States are moving ahead with bans on abortion based on a diagnosis of Down Syndrome after a federal appeals court ruled that Ohio’s ban on such abortions was constitutional.   Quick Facts   In April, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 9-7 that Ohio’s ban on abortion because of a baby having...

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Pro-life activist in Africa: Western ‘benefactors’ attach population control strings to aid money for schools and infrastructure

    Obianuju Ekeocha, a pro-life activist in Africa, says Western “benefactors” often require developing nations to promote contraceptives, abortion, and sterilization programs as a condition for receiving much-needed financial aid for education, clean water, and other vital infrastructure.   Quick Facts   Obianuju Ekeocha, the founder and president of Culture of Life Africa, detailed during...

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Supreme Court with conservative majority will hear case that could challenge Roe v. Wade

  Every court case regarding abortion is important, but the Supreme Court is set to hear an abortion case that could have a monumental impact on the abortion debate in America.   Quick Facts   On Monday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case regarding a Mississippi abortion law next term. The Mississippi law...

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Texas passes unique “heartbeat” bill that will be enforced by citizens, not the government

    As “heartbeat” bills continue to pass state legislatures only to be struck down by courts, Texas is trying a unique strategy to protect life in the womb that will allow citizens to file lawsuits against abortion providers rather than have the government enforce the ban.   Quick Facts   The Texas legislature has...

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Arkansas and Idaho kick Planned Parenthood out of schools

    The states of Idaho and Arkansas have passed bills that bar Planned Parenthood from making agreements to present sex education classes or to pass out birth control and abortifacients at either K-12 schools or public universities.   Quick Facts   Idaho’s bill, which partially defunds Planned Parenthood and prevents the organization from teaching...

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Catholic bishops considering a policy denying Holy Communion to Biden and other pro-abortion politicians

    The Washington Post recently described President Joe Biden as “very Catholic,” but many U.S. Catholic bishops disagree and are set to consider a document which would advise against allowing pro-abortion politicians to participate in the sacrament of Holy Communion — including President Biden.   Quick Facts   The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops...

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As the FDA Gets Caught Secretly Buying Fetal Tissue for Use in Medical Experiments, Biden Lifts Trump’s Ban on the Practice

      Judicial Watch recently released a nearly 600-page report with emails showing that the federal government has sought after and purchased aborted fetal tissue, and now the Biden administration is rolling back the Trump ban on the use of aborted fetal remains in medical research.   Quick Facts   Judicial Watch released emails...

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A Biblical Rebuke of the Equality Act

  David Closson is the director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview at Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. Closson received his M.Div and Th.M from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He regularly appears on Tony Perkins’ Washington Watch radio where he provides a biblical perspective to cultural narratives. Follow David Closson on Twitter at...

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