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2010-07-12 08:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NARAL Pro-Choice California Foundation today announced the results of a two-year-long undercover investigation of more than 200 so-called "crisis pregnancy centers" (CPCs) in California. The report reveals a disturbing pattern of how these unregulated centers mislead women about their reproductive health-care options, thus posing a serious threat to women's health. CPCs are the "clinic arm" of the anti-choice movement. In many cases, as...

2010-06-29 14:43:00

WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Senate committee amendment that would authorize the performance of elective abortions at military hospitals in this country and around the world is "misguided" and should be removed from the National Defense Authorization Act (S. 3454), said the Chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities. In a June 29 letter, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston urged Senators to remove this amendment on the grounds that it breaks...

2010-06-17 18:02:00

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities voiced "grave concern" to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over its move toward approving a new drug that may induce early abortions as an "emergency contraceptive." In a June 17 letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the FDA, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston criticized the FDA's move to hold an advisory committee meeting on the drug Ulipristal...

2010-06-16 09:00:00

Urges Congress to Move Taxpayer Funding Away from Abortion Industry WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning at a Capitol Hill news conference, Family Research Council joined members of Congress including Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX), and Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) as well as other pro-life leaders to discuss the Government Accountability Office's first ever report on federal funding for abortion advocates. The report was requested by Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) and other key members...

2010-06-11 16:19:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action PAC unveiled a new website, www.stopcharlie.com, and a state-wide radio ad campaign in response to Governor Charlie Crist's veto of commonsense ultrasound legislation. Governor Crist vetoed the proposed law which prescribes an ultrasound prior to every abortion. Women must be allowed to view the live ultrasound images, though they must also be informed that they have the right to decline to view them under the...

2010-05-20 12:25:00

Act Applies Hyde Amendment to New Funds Fixing Health Care a Legislative Goal of U.S. Bishops WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress should support a bipartisan bill that will remedy the abortion and conscience flaws in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), according to the Chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities. In a May 20 letter to Congress, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said PPACA was an important step toward...

2010-04-22 14:36:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ProCon.org, a nonpartisan 501(c)3 nonprofit public charity dedicated to promoting critical thinking, created the new website http://abortion.procon.org to explore the core question "Should abortion be legal?" In the Jan. 22, 1973 case Roe v. Wade the US Supreme Court ruled 7 to 2 that abortion was a "fundamental right." From that date through 2005, more than 45 million legal abortions have been performed. One out of five pregnancies...

2010-04-09 10:49:00

WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins made the following comments following the retirement announcement of Congressman Bart Stupak (D-Mich.): "For two decades Rep. Bart Stupak stood firm for the pro-life cause. It is a shame that he will leave Congress remembered more for his vote on the Obama health care bill, the largest abortion promoting piece of legislation in the last 30 years. "Rep. Stupak's fall lies directly at the...

2010-04-08 13:57:00

PAC Plans Half Million Dollar Campaign, '20 in '10,' Against Twenty Former 'Pro-Life' Democrats WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, FRC Action PAC launched a radio advertising campaign targeting U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) for voting in favor of President Obama's abortion-funding health care overhaul bill. The advertisement debunks Rep. Stupak's argument that President Obama's Executive Order will keep taxpayer dollars from funding abortions. FRC Action PAC plans to...

2010-03-23 14:42:00

NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Democrats defending the new Obama health law claim that a woman's right to abortion is protected. That's not possible because the rest of her body is subject to government control," says Betsy McCaughey, patient advocate and former Lt. Governor of New York State. "Either your body is protected from government interference or it isn't." For forty-five years pro-choice women have ardently defended a "right" to privacy (Roe v. Wade 410 U.S....


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