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Archive for the ‘Abortion’ Category.

 

Rare Abortion-Related Homicide Case in New York Court

Doctors performing an abortion on a woman.

November 24th, 2016

  A rare case concerning an abortion-related homicide is currently being heard in a New York court. The case, which is being heard by the Queens Supreme Court, concerns a New York doctor who is facing manslaughter charges after a patient died following an abortion during the patient’s second trimester of pregnancy. The death resulted Read More


The U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Roe v. Wade and Legal Abortion in Latest Decision

The Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.

July 30th, 2016

Recently, we discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling regarding contraception and the Affordable Care Act. Although the court ultimately left that decision to the lower courts, on Monday, June 27, 2016, the court made a bold statement regarding abortion and reproductive rights when it handed down a 5-to-3 decision reaffirming the prior landmark cases of Read More


A Bill Has Passed the House Restricting Federal Funds for Abortions

New bill denies federal funds for abortion to women around the country

February 24th, 2015

Recently the House voted to pass an anti-abortion bill severely limiting the federal funding of abortions.  The Universal Life Church is interested in the outcome of any bill that may restrict another’s constitutional rights. The Anti-Federal Funding Abortion Bill The bill will restrict federal funds from being used for abortions.  The restrictions of federal funds Read More


Arizona Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Anti-Abortion Case

Anti-abortion

January 28th, 2015

Abortion supporters in Arizona celebrated recently when the Supreme Court of Arizona let a lower court decision stand that blocks Arizona’s law against an abortion-inducing medication.  On December 15, 2014, the Supreme Court of Arizona refused to hear a case involving an anti-abortion drug law. The Universal Life Church takes an interest in any law Read More


North Dakota Abortion Law: Overturned

April 30th, 2014

North Dakota no longer has one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the United States. In April, Federal Judge Daniel Hovland overturned a stringent anti-abortion measure signed last July by Republican Gov. Jack Darymple calling it “invalid and unconstitutional.” Reproductive rights groups cheered the ruling. The law had prohibited a North Dakota abortion after Read More


South Dakota Law Would Legalize Killing Abortion Doctors

South Dakota abortion law

July 30th, 2012

A new bill has been proposed in the state of South Dakota in which the legal definition of “justifiable homicide” may include any killings that are done in order to prevent the harm or death of a fetus. This would mean that doctors who perform abortions could be legally killed. The legislation, House Bill 1171, Read More