In this Oct. 22, 2011 file photo, a doctor examines a pregnant woman at the district women's hospital, in Allahabad, in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh. India’s government is advising pregnant women to avoid all meat, eggs and lusty thoughts. Doctors say the advice is preposterous, and even …

Study: India Performs 15.6 Million Abortions per Year

A new study finds that about 15.6 million abortions were performed in India in 2015, making the abortion rate in that country 47 abortions per 1,000 women between the ages of 15 and 49.

Some of the materials used by the Oklahoma City County Health Department in the Teen Pregnancy Prevention program are on display at the health department in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 21, 2014. The 25th annual Kids Count report from the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation ranked Oklahoma 39th in 16 …

Officials Ending Obama’s Sex-Ed Spending

Despite leftwing media attempts to give credibility to the claims the Obama-era Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) program has significantly reduced teen birth rates, a top Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) official says the assertions are misleading.

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks to Jewish community leaders at the Jewish Center of Brighton Beach during a campaign event, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (

Ted Cruz: Democrats Contrived GOP Contraception Threat in 2012

GOP 2016 contender Ted Cruz turned the tables on a question about abortion, observing that the Democrats know abortion is highly controversial, so much so that in 2012 they plotted to fabricate the narrative that Republicans wanted to ban contraceptives rather than broadcast their own support of abortion-on-demand.

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Catholic Converts Appeal to Rome to Uphold Indissolubility of Marriage

More than 130 notable converts to Catholicism have published an open letter begging Pope Francis and the bishops gathered at the Vatican Synod on Marriage and the Family to stand firm in teaching traditional Christian beliefs regarding the permanence of marriage, human sexuality, and the meaning of the family.

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Donald Trump, Ben Carson and Rand Paul Foil Jake Tapper Vaccine Ambush

Donald Trump dodged Jake Tapper’s attempted science-and-politics knock-out blow — and he did so with authoritative scientific support from campaign rivals Dr. Ben Carson and Dr. Rand Paul. “I’m in favor of vaccines, do them over a longer period of time, same amount,” Trump told Tapper. That’s the obvious civic and small-c-conservative, small-d-democratic middle-ground between the many progressives’ extreme insistence that their vaccine policies are just completely perfect, and some parent’s unjustified — and even selfish — extreme refusal to vaccinate their kids from school-shared diseases that once killed many children.