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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A Majority of Americans Support Some Abortion Restrictions

  Pro-abortion advocates may base many of their arguments on the idea that abortion is popular, but according to poll after poll, that isn’t the case.  A Knights of Columbus/Marist poll released late last month reveals that “71% of Americans support legal limits ...
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Abortion Advocates Are Losing the Race to Replace Roe

Wide majorities of Americans reject the radicalism of abortion without limits. And if Roe and Casey are overturned, there will be a dramatic shift in American law toward protecting preborn human lives.
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Unpacking the Latest Ruling on TX Heartbeat Law 

The long and winding road of the Texas heartbeat law has taken yet another strange turn with a new ruling by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. The ultimate validity of the law is still unresolved. But the key point is that while litigation continues, the law will continue in...
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Busboys and Poets Cancels Event of Democrat Group—for Being Pro-life

A popular Washington, DC restaurant chain was set to host a breakfast for Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) this weekend in conjunction with the March for Life at the Capitol. That is, until word got out that Busboys and Poets was allowing a pro-life group to use its space,...
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New Jersey Codifies Abortion Access

The legislation would allow abortion up to the point of birth, with no requirement to notify parents if the pregnant mother is a minor.
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China Closes Abortion Clinics Amid Continued Fallout of One-Child Policy

  With its infamous one-child policy, China discouraged births in the country for more than 30 years. Now, the Wall Street Journal reports, the country is facing a low (and declining) fertility rate and finding it difficult to suddenly encourage the births of more, not...
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NYT Report Reveals Many Prenatal Tests Give False Positives for Grave Diseases

On January 1, 2022, the New York Times reported that a number of medically prescribed prenatal tests show false positives for genetic abnormalities 85 percent of the time.
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FDA makes it easier for women to have at-home abortions

It just got easier for women across the United States to get abortion pills. The FDA announced Thursday that it’s easing up on restrictions on how women can access chemical abortion drugs, which end pregnancies of up to 10 weeks. In April, the FDA announced that it would...
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CA Adopts TX-Law Model That Could Hurt Pregnancy Centers

The law of unintended consequences is inexorable and dangerous. Last week, the Supreme Court handed down a decision about the Texas six-week abortion ban. That law was constructed specifically to make it difficult for abortion clinics to challenge the law before it went into...
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