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Politics & SocietyNews
Kate Scanlon - OSV News
Trump has blamed the issue of abortion and pro-life voters for the Republican Party’s underperformance in the 2022 midterm election cycle—a theme he repeated in his April 8 social media posts.
Briana, a 1-year-old migrant girl from Peru, is carried by her father, Jordan, as they search for an entry point into the United States past a razor wire-laden fence along the bank of the Rio Grande in El Paso, Texas, March 26, 2024. (OSV News photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters)
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
The declaration from the Vatican goes beyond the focus on single issues and throws a spotlight on the much broader field of violations of human dignity.
Lauretta Brown - OSV News
A recent study found that the number of abortions in 2023 has increased to the highest number and rate in the United States in over a decade.
A pro-life activist wears a shirt that reads 'I love life' near the Palace of Versailles during the Congress session of both Houses of Parliament in Versailles, on March 4. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Bridget Ryder
After France became the first country in the world to enshrine abortion as a “guaranteed freedom” into its constitution, pro-life leaders say they are mobilizing to counteract the unprecedented move.
Politics & SocietyFaith
Caroline De Sury — OSV News
The bishops cried out that “of all European countries, France is the only one where the number of abortions is not decreasing and has even increased over the last two years,” and that France “would have honored itself by instead promoting the rights of women and children.”
FaithShort Take
Charles C. Camosy
If you identify as pro-choice, resist the label pro-abortion and sincerely want to reduce the number of unwanted and coerced abortions, the opportunities to do so are abundant and bipartisan.