Tag Archives: Abortion

Missouri’s only abortion clinic to stay open after injunction issued

(Reuters) – The only abortion clinic in Missouri can stay open after a St. Louis judge issued a preliminary injunction on Monday saying the state must make an “official” decision on the facility’s license before it can be reviewed, a court document showed. FILE PHOTO – Abortion rights advocates attend a rally after a judge… Read More »

Pope weighs in as states debate abortion: It’s like hiring a ‘hitman to solve a problem’

Pope Francis affirmed the Catholic stance against abortion Saturday, not long after multiple U.S. states passed bills restricting abortion. “Is it legitimate to take out a human life to solve a problem?” Francis asked attendees at a Vatican conference on abortion, according to the New York Times. “Is it permissible to contract a hitman to… Read More »

Trump Administration Blocks Funds for Planned Parenthood and Others Over Abortion Referrals

The Trump administration announced on Friday that it will bar organizations that provide abortion referrals from receiving federal family planning money, a step that could strip millions of dollars from Planned Parenthood and direct it toward religiously-based, anti-abortion groups. The new federal rule is almost certain to be challenged in court. Clinics will be able… Read More »