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Senate to Vote on Bill Blocking Taxpayer Funding of Abortion

A vote this week on the measure – as hundreds of thousands of pro-life activists descend upon the nation’s capital during the March for Life – would mark the first time the Senate has voted on this legislation.

Anti-abortion activists rally on the steps of the Texas Capitol to condemn the use in medical research of tissue samples from aborted fetuses, Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Poll: 75% of Americans Say Abortion Should Be Restricted

“As in past years, this poll shows that the pro-choice label on the abortion issue is simply insufficient,” said Knights of Columbus CEO Carl Anderson. “The majority of Americans – in both parties – support legal restrictions on abortion.”

Anti-abortion activists from around the US gather in Washington, DC January 19, 2018 for the annual 'March for Life.' / AFP PHOTO / Eva HAMBACH (Photo credit should read EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images)

Dawn of a New Age: Pro-Life Leader Visits White House

The president of America’s largest pro-life youth organization says her visit to the White House the day before the March for Life is a sign that the movement to save women and babies from the devastation of abortion is finally optimistic and full of hope.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 27: Thousands of people rally on the National Mall before the start of the 44th annual March for Life January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The march is a gathering and protest against the United States Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion. (Photo …

Pro-Life Democrats Denounce Party Platform Embracing Abortion

“This platform’s language just says (to abortion opponents) you are no longer welcome,” said Kristen Day, executive director of Democrats for Life, reports USA Today. “This has been the general message pro-life Democrats are receiving across the country.”

Anti-abortion activists rally outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, March 2, 2016, following oral arguments in the case of Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, which deals with access to abortion in Texas. The US Supreme Court on March 2 took up its most important abortion case in a …

House Leadership Will Plan Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood

Though Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Congress is without means to defund Planned Parenthood until a new president is in the White House, leading House Republicans still plan to schedule a vote to end taxpayer support for the nation’s largest abortion provider when House members return to Washington next week.

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Rand Paul To Speak At Washington, D.C. #WomenBetrayed Rally To Defund Planned Parenthood

Dr. Ben Carson, also a 2016 contender, will headline the rally on Capitol Hill. In addition to Carson, other speakers scheduled include Sen. James Lankford (R-OK), Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Rep. Chris Smith, Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD), Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), and other national pro-life leaders. Most of the rallies across the country will be held at 12:00 noon local time in the cities located at the #WomenBetrayed website.

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#WomenBetrayed: Over 50 Cities To Hold Rallies Against Planned Parenthood

National pro-life group Students for Life of America (SFLA) and its partner organization Pro-Life Future have launched the #WomenBetrayed initiative which urges citizens across the nation to rally to demand their states investigate, prosecute and defund Planned Parenthood.

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Scott Walker Says He’s Not Running On Social Issues, And He Really Isn’t

In fact, just Friday, while campaigning in New Hampshire where he was asked questions about gay Boy Scout leaders, Walker said he is not planning to get bogged down on controversial social issues. “Those aren’t what I’m running on,” Walker said, according to the Associated Press. “It’s just the unique thing that people are surprised about is, I actually answer questions.”

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at Red Rock Harley-Davidson on July 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Walker launched his campaign on Monday, joining 14 other Republican candidates for the 2016 presidential race.

Rand Paul Demands Vote to End Taxpayer Funding of Planned Parenthood

In the coming week, Paul will seek legislative action that will prohibit taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood, which amounts to an average of nearly $500 million per year. According to a press release, Paul will use all legislative means to ensure there is immediate action on this proposal.

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