Posts Tagged ‘Abortion’

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Last-Minute Bush Abortion Ruling Sparks Uproar

November 19, 2008

george-bush31.jpgA last-minute Bush administration plan to grant sweeping new protections to health care providers who oppose abortion and other procedures on religious or moral grounds has provoked a torrent of objections, including a strenuous protest from the government agency that enforces job-discrimination laws.

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Some Abortion Opponents Shift Focus From Ban to Reduction

November 19, 2008

Frustrated by the failure to overturn Roe v. Wade, a growing
number of antiabortion pastors, conservative academics and activists
are setting aside efforts to outlaw abortion and instead are focusing
on building social programs and developing other assistance for
pregnant women to reduce the number of abortions.

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Southern Baptists Urge Barack Obama to Restrict Abortion

November 18, 2008

southern-baptist-convention-texas.jpgA Texas Southern Baptist group this week urged President-elect Barack
Obama to restrict abortion and called on Christians not to support
charities or other groups that promote abortion or embryonic stem-cell
research.

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Jamaica Parliament to Make Important Decision on Abortion

November 18, 2008

jamaica-flag7.jpgMembers of the Joint Select Parliamentary Committee of Jamaica squirmed with unease in their seats – some even leaving the room – while watching a video depicting various abortion procedures.

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Anti-abortion Groups Jolted by Election Day Defeats

November 12, 2008

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Despite election setbacks on many fronts, anti-abortion leaders sound more defiant than deflated as they brace for a future with fewer friends in high places. 

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Catholic Bishops Vow to Fight Obama on Abortion

November 12, 2008

catholic-bishops1.jpgThe nation’s Roman Catholic bishops vowed Tuesday to forcefully confront the Obama administration over its support for abortion rights, saying the church and religious freedom could be under attack in the new presidential administration.

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Christians Mark Victories in Marriage, Abortion Battles

November 6, 2008

As the American people celebrate an historic victory for Barack Obama as the next president, many Christians are marking victories of their own with the passage of several state amendments protecting traditional marriage.

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