Abortion

Sister Loraine McGuire with Little Sisters of the Poor speaks to the media after Zubik v. Burwell, an appeal brought by Christian groups demanding full exemption from the requirement to provide insurance covering contraception under the Affordable Care Act, was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on March 23, 2016. Photo courtesy of Reuters/Joshua Roberts
Politics & Society News
The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obamacare’s requirement that most employers provide free coverage of birth control to their employees.
People hold pro-life signs in front of Planned Parenthood in Bettendorf, Iowa, in 2015. (CNS photo/Lindsay Steele, The Catholic Messenger) 
Politics & Society News
In April, the Iowa Legislature changed the current Medicaid family planning waiver program to prevent reimbursement of abortion providers, which includes Planned Parenthood.
President Donald Trump speaks during the 36th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Monday, May 15, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Politics & Society News
Trump's memorandum directed the U.S. secretary of state "to implement a plan to extend the Mexico City Policy to 'global health assistance furnished by all departments or agencies.'"
Demonstrators take part in a protest on Sept. 24, 2016, in Dublin to urge the Irish government to repeal the eighth amendment to the constitution, which enforces strict limitations to a woman's right to an abortion. Photo courtesy of Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne 
Politics & Society News
Abortion in Ireland is only legal if the pregnant woman’s life is at risk, including risk of suicide, but public opinion has long been evolving.
Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto speaks out against euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide during an April 19 news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. (CNS photo/Art Babych) 
Faith News
The theme of the 2017 Canadian march was "Life We Stand on Guard for Thee."
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMay 04, 2017
As necessary as opposition to abortion and funding for it are, they are not sufficient pro-life goals, especially when achieving them eliminates support for other programs that support maternal health.