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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Virginia Democrats Propose Abortion-On-Demand Amendment

  Virginia lawmakers have introduced radical legislation on abortion. Next month, members of the General Assembly are set to consider the establishment of a “fundamental right to reproductive freedom” in the state constitution. Contributor to Human Life Review John...
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Arkansas Attorney General Rejects ‘Misleading’ Abortion Ballot Proposal

    The attorney general of Arkansas rejected a “misleading” 2024 election ballot proposal that could practically eliminate pro-life protections. Attorney General Tim Griffin asked activist Steve Nichols to “redesign” his proposed constitutional amendment because of...
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What Does ‘Abortion’ Mean? Many People Don’t Know

  Most people don’t agree on what the word “abortion” means, a new study finds. The Guttmacher Institute collected responses from over 2,000 surveys on the subject. Participants were given multiple vignettes and asked if the situation described an abortion. Even when the...
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As Society Devalues Children, Families Build a Culture of Life

  In a society that does not value kids, believing they are an inconvenience or bad for the planet, what we need is a culture of life. Panelists on “The View” earlier this month agreed that parents should only have one kid (even though only 3% of Americans agree with them)....
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How Pro-lifers Can Prepare for 2024

  Pro-lifers may be depressed in the wake of the 2023 off-year legislative elections. The worst defeat was Ohio: Enacting a state constitutional amendment enshrining abortion-on-demand through birth profoundly changes the pro-life dynamics of the state, barring the...
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Sisters of Life celebrate legal victory

  When you live in a pro-abortion state like New York, the inveterate hostility of the government can sometimes feel like a force of nature. It is all too easy for people to become discouraged, as if resistance is futile. But the Sisters of Life have shown us once again that...
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As Ohio Goes, so Goes the Nation?

  The pro-life movement’s Nov. 7 loss of the Issue 1 vote in Ohio was not much of a surprise to those who had been following the polling, advertising, and media coverage carefully. In fact, the loss had been, practically speaking, realized months earlier in August when a...
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Study claiming uptick in abortions after Dobbs challenged by social scientist

    Abortions reportedly increased post-Dobbs, according to a study from the pro-abortion Society for Family Planning. However, a trained social scientist and business professor questioned the applicability of the study as it relates to the effectiveness of pro-life...
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Georgia’s ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban can stand for now, state Supreme Court rules

  The Supreme Court of Georgia upheld the state’s law that generally protects preborn babies from abortions once a heartbeat is detected, typically around six weeks into the pregnancy. The Oct. 24 ruling allows the law to remain in effect while court challenges continue. The...
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