NEWSworthy: What’s Happening

and What It Means to You

Welcome to Human Life Review’s new online feature, NEWSworthy, where you will find weekly, timely coverage of news touching on a range of life issues, how they fit within the pro-life movement, and what they mean for you and your community. On such high-stakes topics as these, too often the news reporting around us appears to partake in one extreme or another, whether shrill or agenda-driven. For those looking for fair and human coverage on the issues affecting many lives today, we hope this space provides news worthy of your read.

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Oklahoma Legislature Outlaws Abortion from Fertilization

The Oklahoma legislature on Thursday passed the most expansive pro-life legislation in the country, outlawing abortion from the moment of fertilization. The bill, which Governor Kevin Stitt has promised to sign, makes exceptions for rape and incest, and it would not affect the...
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Michigan judge suspends abortion ban that would go into effect if Roe were overturned

  Pro-abortion Michigan officials are scrambling to ensure that if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, women in the state will still be able to get abortions. On Tuesday, Court of Claims Judge Elizabeth Gleicher suspended a dormant abortion ban that had been...
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Abortion Extremism on the Loose

This article was originally posted on Stepping Out of the Boat: Ed Mechmann’s Public Policy Blog, on May 9th, 2022, and is re-posted with permission. _________________________________________________________________ Last week we saw the leak of a draft opinion in the major...
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Pro-abortion radicals are trying to intimidate pro-lifers

  After news broke last week suggesting that the Supreme Court will soon overturn Roe v. Wade, protests and demonstrations on both sides of the abortion debate broke out across the country. And while many were peaceful, some radical pro-abortion activists resorted to...
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Oklahoma House Passes Its Heartbeat Act

The Oklahoma House passed a heartbeat bill banning abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy. Governor Kevin Stritt signed the bill into law on May 2nd. Like legislation recently passed in Idaho, the Oklahoma Heartbeat Act copies Texas’ heartbeat law by allowing private...
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Roe: The Arch-Problem of Modern Times

  . . . But say there hadn’t been a media leak from the vicinity of the U.S. Supreme Court, and say we didn’t know, or couldn’t intuit, how the Court means to rule this summer on Roe v. Wade’s constitutional sanctity, or lack of it. That would have meant . . . what, exactly,...
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Leaked Supreme Court Draft Suggests Roe and Casey May Be Overturned

From the beginning, the politics and legal theory of abortion have embodied contempt for human life and for the law. The leaking of this document continues that, and will undoubtedly lead to further erosion of respect for the sanctity of the legal process. Unfortunately, it’s...
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Supreme Court to strike down Roe v. Wade, according to Politico

  The Supreme Court plans to strike down Roe v. Wade, according to a draft opinion obtained by Politico and published Monday night. “We hold that Roe and Casey must be overruled,” Justice Samuel Alito wrote in the leaked draft majority opinion. “The Constitution makes no...
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Black pro-life Democrat: “My community isn’t a monolith”

Abortion advocates usually paint a caricature of pro-lifers as being only white conservatives. But the pro-life camp is much broader than opponents would like to think. In Connecticut this week, several Democrats and minority members of the state legislature from the Black and...
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