Abortion

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
Currently, 27 states have implemented waiting periods for abortion, ranging from 18 to 72 hours.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsOctober 05, 2017
Is 'pro-life' an appeal or an accusation?
Politics & Society Short Take
Bill McCormick, S.J.September 12, 2017
Neither the Republican or Democratic party can be the home of the Catholic voter.
Bishops bow during morning prayer Nov. 15 at the annual fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceSeptember 07, 2017
Catholic leaders and organizations support legislative efforts to allow medical professionals to object to being involved in an abortion.
Politics & Society Dispatches
California Gov. Jerry Brown says a 'big tent' party should have room for Democrats opposed to abortion.
Politics & Society News
The law compels Hawaii's six pregnancy care centers to post or distribute information referring clients to state-provided prenatal services that would include contraception and abortion.