Abortion

Margaret Sanger, far left, at the Zurich Birth Control Conference in September 1930 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)
John J. Conley, S.J. July 28, 2020
Even Planned Parenthood now seems embarrassed by Sanger’s support for forced sterilization, writes John J. Conley. Her targeting of the black population to reduce birth rates is equally troubling.
From its very inception, the mission of Planned Parenthood has been, in effect, to target, control and ultimately reduce vulnerable, “undesirable” populations.
A Notre Dame study on Americans' attitude toward abortion reveal some interesting aspects of the controversy that has roiled American society for decades.
Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, pictured in a Nov. 7, 2018, photo, signed legislation May 7, 2019, to ban abortions in the state once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which is around six weeks. (CNS photo/Chris Aluka Berry, Reuters)
Catholic News Service July 15, 2020
On July 13, a U.S. District Court ruled the law infringed upon constitutional rights, including those established by the 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade and the 1992 decision Planned Parenthood v. Casey.
The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted 46-40 to reject as "extreme" the new abortion law passed by the British parliament, which would be binding upon the province.
An FX documentary on Norma McCovey, the "Jane Roe" of the controversial 1973 Supreme Court decision, reveals that she wasn't the pro-life activist she claimed to be and that she was allegedly manipulated by people within the pro-life movement.