Abortion

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 28: Anti-abortion activists hold a rally opposing federal funding for Planned Parenthood in front of the U.S. Capitol on July 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) announced a Senate deal to vote on legislation to defund Planned Parenthood before the Senate goes into recess in August. (Photo by Olivier Douliery/Getty Images)

Planned Parenthood Boasts Wins in Courts but Loses with American People

Planned Parenthood received several wins from the judiciary this week, including one in Indiana where a judge ruled the state’s law banning abortions for unborn children with disabilities is unconstitutional and another in Ohio where an injunction against a law redirecting taxpayer funds away from abortion vendors was upheld.

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Visiting Irish Prime Minister Urged to Protect His Country’s Pro-Life 8th Amendment

“According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Ireland has one of the lowest maternal mortality rates in the world – and this is without abortion,” the leaders note. “Experienced practitioners and researchers in obstetrics and gynecology from all over the world have applauded Ireland’s 8th amendment and made it clear that women and their children are better off without abortion.”

U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., campaigns for re-election in Illinois' 3rd Congressional District at a commuter train station in Berwyn, Ill., Monday, Jan. 14, 2008. Those challenging Lipinski portray him as too conservative and a pal of Republicans _ as well as a by-product of nepotism because his father, the previous congressman, gave up the 1994 Democratic nomination and then used his clout to get his son named as nominee. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey)

‘Tolerant’ Democrats Shun Their Own: Pro-Life, Catholic Rep. Dan Lipinski

“Dan Lipinski has rubber stamped the Trump-Pence agenda to undermine women’s control over their own lives and bodies,” said Deirdre Schifeling, executive director of Planned Parenthood Action Fund, according to WindyCityMedia Group. “Lipinski has voted time and time again to block his constituents from accessing birth control, cancer screenings, and STI testing at Planned Parenthood, and wants to make abortion illegal.”