Democratic governors form alliance on abortion rights

Democratic governors in 20 states are launching a network intended to strengthen abortion access in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision nixing a woman’s constitutional right to end a pregnancy and instead shifting regulatory powers over the procedure to state governments.

Biden Under Fire Over Abortion Remarks

U.S. President Joe Biden faces condemnation from leading Republicans “protecting the unborn” after he urged Congress to end “extreme abortion bans.”

Abortion pill manufacturer sues West Virginia over state restrictions on the drug

A manufacturer of abortion pills has filed suit against West Virginia, arguing the state’s restrictions on access to the medication conflicts with congressional authority given to the Food and Drugs Administration to determine which medications are safe for the public, the Hill reports. Following the reversal of Roe v Wade in June last year, West Virginia instituted a ban on abortion at all stages, with exceptions for medical emergencies, rape and incest.

13 Faith Leaders Sue, Claim MO Abortion Ban Violates Separation of Church and State

Thirteen clergy from six faith traditions filed a lawsuit against the State of Missouri on Jan. 19, claiming that the state’s ban on abortion constitutes an imposition of a Christian belief and thus violates the separation of church and state. The clergy also stressed that the abortion ban violates their religious beliefs.

Thousands attend March for Life anti-abortion rally in Washington DC

Although the US Supreme Court revoked a federal right to abortion last year, thousands of people nevertheless flocked to Washington DC, Friday to participate in the 50th annual March For Life rally, Christian Headlines (CH) reports. This major annual event is organized by the March for Life Education and Defense Fund.

Atheists refute claims abortion bans violate religious freedom

Atheist pro-life advocates are pushing back against lawsuits alleging that state abortion bans and restrictions violate religious freedom and promote a Christian definition of life, saying that the right to practice one’s faith does not justify “human rights violations.”

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