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2011-06-24 08:47:00

ROCKFORD, Ill., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family & Demography Foundation, which represents World Congress of Families in Russia and the CIS - and is the organizer of the "Moscow Demographic Summit: Family and The Future of Humankind" (June 29-30) - has announced the launch of its latest project: The Life-Family Medical Centers Network. Medical Pregnancy Centers will be opened in all of the major cities in Russia and the CIS. The first 30 include centers in Moscow, St....

2011-06-10 13:19:00

ROCKFORD, Ill., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An article in today's New York Times ("Russians Adopt U.S. Tactics in Opposing Abortion") mischaracterizes the upcoming Moscow Demographic Summit: The Family and The Future of Humankind - June 29-30 at the Russian State Social University - as "an international anti-abortion meeting." World Congress of Families Managing Director Larry Jacobs, who was mentioned in The Times' story twice, set the record straight: "While it's true that...

2011-05-05 16:49:00

House took "decisive step" toward protecting life 'No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act' reflects will of the people Conscience protection essential for access to life-saving health care WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) welcomed passage of the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act" (H.R. 3) by the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill codifies a permanent,...

2011-04-14 12:46:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an April 13 letter to the U.S. House of Representatives, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston urged Congress to vote for a resolution to ban federal funding of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. In the midst of a budget debate involving shared sacrifice and hard choices, Cardinal DiNardo wrote, "Whether to fund the largest abortion network in the country is not one of those hard choices." Cardinal DiNardo is...

2011-04-07 13:34:00

"The President's threat to veto troop funding is inexcusable," says FRC Action's Tony Perkins WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) vowed today to strip language that protects all taxpayers from paying for abortions in the District of Columbia from the most recent temporary continuing resolution, which also funds the U.S. military for the rest of the year. FRC Action, the legislative affiliate of the Family Research Council, has...

2011-04-05 09:25:00

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faith Family Freedom Fund, a political action committee associated with Family Research Council Action, launched a radio ad campaign in eight congressional districts today calling on Republican Members of the U.S. House of Representatives to vote for H.R. 3, the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act." This legislation would wipe the slate clean of government projects that force Americans to pay for abortions and abortion coverage. The...

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2011-03-31 06:00:00

Arizona will become the first state in the country to outlaw abortions performed on the foundation of race or sex of the fetus, in a move that follows anti-abortion groups that are trying reverse gains made by political conservatives during the November elections, reports Reuters. Under the new statute, signed into law by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Tuesday, medical professionals could face felony charges if they are found performing abortions for the purposes of helping parents select...

2011-03-28 15:35:00

Parental Involvement Laws Reduce In-State Abortion Rates by About 15 Percent WASHINGTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael New, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the University of Alabama, recently published a study on abortion in State Politics and Policy Quarterly, the top state politics journal in the country. The Quarterly serves as the official journal of the state politics and policy section of the American Political Science Association. (Logo:...

2011-02-18 15:40:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obama administration's final rule rescinding important elements of a federal regulation protecting the conscience rights of health care providers is a disappointment, but there are also reasons for hope, said Deirdre McQuade of the Pro-Life Secretariat of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). "The Administration's action today is cause for disappointment, but also offers reasons for hope regarding an emerging...

2011-02-09 13:30:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A permanent ban on abortion funding is long overdue, which is why the U.S. bishops support the No Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Act (H.R. 3), said a representative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in a February 8 testimony to the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the House Judiciary Committee. "H.R. 3 will write into permanent law a policy on which there has been strong popular and congressional agreement for over 35...


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