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2009-10-30 13:49:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Speaker Pelosi and the Democratic Leadership introduced a new version of the "Affordable Health Care for America Act" which provides federal funds for elective abortion, reauthorizes Indian Health Care without adding the Hyde Amendment, and mandates providing information about physician-assisted suicide in certain states. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Family Research Council President Tony Perkins...

2009-10-29 15:57:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Life League's Judie Brown, a member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, issued the following statement on the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' national campaign mobilizing every parish to oppose abortion in health care reform and demand conscience protections for health care workers. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO) "We applaud the USCCB's unprecedented action in its national campaign to...

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2009-10-14 07:40:00

A global report said on Tuesday that increased use of contraceptives has pushed global abortion rates down, but unsafe abortions kill 70,000 women every year, while seriously harming millions more. The report by the Guttmacher Institute said the number of abortions fell from an estimated 45.5 million in 1995 to 41.6 million in 2003. However, the study, which surveyed 197 countries, showed almost 20 million unsafe abortions took place, mostly in poorer countries often carried out by women...

2009-10-13 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, October 14, AUL Action, the legislative action arm of Americans United for Life, will be releasing an online ad, "Don't Be Fooled: Abortion is in Health Care Reform," to raise awareness among the pro-life grassroots about taxpayer-funded abortion in the current health care reform proposals. The ad is a part of Americans United for Life Action's Real Health Care Respects Life campaign, a project to educate citizens about the...

2009-10-05 12:32:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll from the Pew Research Center shows that support for legalized abortion has dropped to its lowest level in years. In the past year, the number of Americans who said abortion should be legal in most or all cases dropped from 54 percent to 47 percent -- and pollsters note the shift "could be connected to Obama's election." Dr. Charmaine Yoest, president and CEO of Americans United for Life, who met with the White House last month on...

2009-09-30 00:00:00

Majority Support Capps Compromise on Abortion WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll released today shows strong voter support for women's health provisions included in health care reform packages currently moving though the U.S. Congress. Highlights of the poll of 1,000 likely voters, conducted by The Mellman Group for the Moving Forward initiative of the Women Donors Network and the Communications Consortium Media Center, show: SUPPORT FOR REQUIRING MATERNITY...

2009-09-25 15:39:00

Report Details Impact Since Movement's Inception Over 40 Years Ago WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wednesday, September 30th, at 1:00 p.m., at a National Press Club luncheon, Family Research Council will release a groundbreaking report, A Passion to Serve, A Vision for Life, which shares the tremendous contributions of pregnancy resource centers since the inception of the movement over forty years ago. The panel of speakers will include physicians, clients served by the...

2009-09-22 14:49:00

Frustrated Catholics from 7 States join DC area pro-life advocates to ask the U.S. Bishops: "At what price will we betray innocent blood?" Catholics From Hawaii, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Indiana, Maryland and Virginia will pray, hold signs, and go in to speak with USCCB officials. WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Randall Terry, Director, Operation Rescue Insurrecta Nex: Time and Location: Wednesday, September 23, 12:00 Noon to 1:00...

2009-09-22 10:56:00

Coordinated 40 Days for Life campaign runs September 23-November 1 WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Starting tomorrow, and continuing through November 1, tens of thousands of faithful people in 212 cities -- across 45 American states, five Canadian provinces, and Denmark -- will conduct a unified 40-day campaign of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion, peaceful vigils outside abortion facilities and Planned Parenthood offices, and grassroots community organizing,"...

2009-08-26 09:03:00

Anti-Abortion Extremist Ejected After "Murder" Incitement WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night in northern Virginia, Representative James Moran and Governor Howard Dean held a town hall meeting on health care that was attended by thousands of people. Anti-abortion extremist Randall Terry, the founder of Operation Rescue, had announced prior to the event that he would be there to disrupt it by accusing President Obama of "killing Granny and babies." Velvet Revolution...