Posts Categorized: abortion

Proposed “Chloe’s Law” on Down Syndrome Will Save Lives

March 12, 2014 | 2 comments | Posted in abortion, Children, Family, Health, Life | Tags:

UPDATE: The PA House passed the “Down Syndrome Prenatal Education Act” (HB 2111), and now moves to the PA Senate for consideration. Contact your Senator and ask for their support: www.tinyurl.com/HelpChloe 

After a routine prenatal check-up Rachel Collins, a first-time … Read more

My Experience With Running For a Great Cause

March 10, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Life, pro-life, Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

By: Dan Bartkowiak

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of being a part of four organizations – Life Runners, Save the Storks, 40 Days for Life Lancaster and Pennsylvania Family Institute – supporting and celebrating life.

One thing that has … Read more

U.S.: A Silver Medal in Abortion?

February 26, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Life, pro-life | Tags: , , ,

by Kate Boyle

According to a new report commissioned by the Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI), the United States is among just seven countries that permit elective abortions for unborn babies who are above twenty weeks old. China and North Korea … Read more

8 Things You Should Know About This Year’s Critical Supreme Court Case (Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius)

February 25, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

One month from today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on the case Conestoga Wood Specialties v Sebelius. Here are eight things you should know about the case:

The Hahn Family, a Lancaster County (Pennsylvania) Mennonite family, owns Conestoga… Read more

Justice Dept Continuing to Attack Religious Freedom in the Courts

February 11, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Life, pro-life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , , ,

By Emily Kreps

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Attorneys representing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Labor […] appealed two decisions by federal judges in Pittsburgh that went against the Affordable Care Act’s contraception … Read more

Abortion Rates Fall to Lowest Since Roe v. Wade

February 11, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Health, Life | Tags: , , , ,

By Kate Boyle

At current rates, 1 in 3 American women will have an abortion by the time she is 45. That seems like a staggering statistic to some but recent headlines have announced that the United States has actually … Read more

A Tribute to John Stanton, Defender of Life

February 4, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion, Life, Uncategorized | Tags:

by Tom Shaheen, VP for Policy

The pro-life movement in Pennsylvania lost a pillar in our “community” of allies committed to defending the sanctity of human life and working against the culture of death. In fact, he was a pioneer … Read more

Brief Filed with the Supreme Court by Lancaster County business and its owners

January 10, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. —  A legal brief was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, which agreed to hear the appeal of Conestoga Wood Specialties and its owners, the Hahn family, in a case that is being closely watched nationally, along … Read more

Geneva College Doesn’t Have to Provide Abortifacients, Judge Rules

December 24, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, education, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , ,

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Geneva College doesn’t have to provide its employees with insurance coverage for contraception, abortion-inducing drugs and other “preventive services,” under a decision issued Monday by U.S. District Judge Joy Flowers Conti.

The decision is another … Read more

Pittsburgh Diocese Suing Obama Admin over Abortion Mandate

October 9, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

From Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh mounted a new legal challenge to the federal health care mandate, arguing that the Obama administration’s promise to accommodate objections from faith-based employers turned out to be “empty words.”

The … Read more