Abortion Information

Knights of Columbus leader says Catholics cannot vote for abortion advocates


Knights of Columbus leader says Catholics cannot vote for abortion advocates
National Catholic Reporter

Carl Anderson, leader of the Knights of Columbus fraternal order and one of the most influential lay Catholics in the church, has said that abortion outweighs all other issues in the presidential campaign and Catholics cannot vote for a candidate who supports abortion rights. (Photo courtesy of Knights of Columbus)Carl Anderson, leader of the Knights of Columbus fraternal order and one of the most influential lay Catholics in the church, has said that abortion outweighs all other issues in the presidential campaign and Catholics cannot vote for a candidate who supports abortion rights.Abortion is not “just another political issue" but "is in reality a legal regime that has resulted in more than 40 million deaths," Anderson told the Knights' international convention in Toronto in a speech on Tuesday afternoon.

full story

 read more

Related news

State Republican leaders distance themselves from abortion ban proposal
WSBT-TV, Indiana - November 22, 2016

He says it would also charge doctors and women with a crime if an abortion is performed.Republicans who have big say in what receives a vote and what doesn't strongly distanced themselves from this idea."You guys should be focusing on the stuff that`s really important ...

more

Dems turn up heat on Rauner with bill to expand taxpayer-funded abortions
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - April 26, 2017

House Democrats on Tuesday approved a controversial bill that would expand the availability of taxpayer-funded abortions in Illinois, putting Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner in the politically difficult spot of following through on his pledge to veto it.The 62-55 ...

more

Conservative Group to Challenge Abortion Regulation Changes - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and ...
NBC 29 News, Virginia - March 21, 2017

The conservative Family Foundation of Virginia says it plans to file a legal challenge over the way the state did away with restrictive regulations for abortion centers.The group says it notified Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration Tuesday of its intention to ...

more

Liberal justices espouse Second Amendment argument in Texas abortion regulation case
Washington Times, District of Columbia - July 7, 2016

Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt, many Second Amendment supporters are having a celebration of their very own after reading the majority opinion.In this opinion, Justice Stephen Breyer used the exact argument that gun rights advocates have been using for years, ...

more

City Won't Let Pregnancy Center Open Next Door to Abortion Clinic to Save Babies From Abortions
LifeNews.com, Montana - July 6, 2016

The abortion clinic in Raleigh, A Preferred Women’s Health Center, has been fighting the pro-life pregnancy center’s request to have its land rezoned for the past few months. A Hand of Hope pregnancy center bought the land last year and hoped to move in there ...

more

More from Missouri

Trending today

Abortion Adds Obstacle as Republicans Plan to Unveil Health Bill

WASHINGTON — Abortion flared up Wednesday as the latest hot-button issue to complicate ...

SF judge deals setback to prosecutors in abortion sting videos

A San Francisco judge dismissed 14 invasion-of-privacy charges Wednesday against two antiabortion ...

Police: Bricks Thrown Through Ohio Abortion Clinic Windows | ...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a Cleveland abortion clinic has been vandalized, with bricks ...

New Arkansas abortion laws challenged; injunctions sought to ...

Four laws passed this year by Arkansas legislators "could effectively end abortion care in ...

Catholic teachers' union supports pro-abortion conference, pride ...

Aside from last week's undiscriminating tweet praising the pro-abortion Women Deliver conference ...

Local Updates

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming