(RNS) When rogue abortionist Kermit Gosnell was found guilty of delivering and then killing late-term infants, abortion opponents were convinced they had a case that could finally reshape a static abortion debate. Yet for a variety of reasons, those prayers for a game-changing impact may go unanswered.
Articles tagged “pro-life”
Throngs of anti-abortion activists gathered on the National Mall Friday (Jan. 25) for a rally marking the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision to legalize abortion. After speeches by new March for Life President Jeanne Monahan and political and religious leaders, they marched to the steps of the high court.
(RNS) When thousands of abortion opponents gather Friday to protest 40 years of Roe v. Wade, they will be divided in how to stir people to join their cause: shock them with graphic images of aborted fetuses, or convince them with affecting ultrasounds and reasonable arguments.
(RNS) Forty years after the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion, poll numbers reveal how Americans’ feelings about abortion have changed — and remained the same.
(RNS) Four decades after the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion, little has changed, and what’s really going on is a case study in the psychology of movement politics. By David Gibson.
NEW YORK (RNS) A year ago, the Rev. Frank Pavone was facing an existential crisis. Confined to a convent in Texas, the longtime anti-abortion activist was fighting accusations of financial mismanagement. Now Pavone is back with a new mission: defeating Barack Obama and making Priests for Life answerable only to Rome. By David Gibson.
(RNS) Here is the text of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan's closing benediction at the 2012 Democratic National Convention on Thursday night.
NEW YORK (RNS) The Al Smith Dinner has always provided a few hours of comic relief from the angry volleys of the campaign battlefield. But New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan's invitation to President Obama is angering pro-lifers and giving the archbishop some pre-dinner agita. By David Gibson.
(RNS) After Friday's deadly shootings in Colorado, religious leaders called for stricter gun control. But is gun control a “religious” issue? By David Gibson.