Tag Archives: Abortion

Beto: Closing of abortion, family planning clinics a ‘life-and-death matter’

Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke said Sunday that the closing of roughly 25% of the state’s family planning clinics, which often offer abortions, is a “life-and-death matter” because of how it has put pregnant women at risk if they cannot receive adequate care. “In my home state of Texas, we saw more than a quarter… Read More »

Pope weighs in as states debate abortion: It’s like hiring a ‘hitman to solve a problem’

Pope Francis affirmed the Catholic stance against abortion Saturday, not long after multiple U.S. states passed bills restricting abortion. “Is it legitimate to take out a human life to solve a problem?” Francis asked attendees at a Vatican conference on abortion, according to the New York Times. “Is it permissible to contract a hitman to… Read More »

Democrat O’Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman’s right to terminate her pregnancy. Beth Cope of Jersey City, New Jersey attends the “Stop the Bans” rally in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., May 21,… Read More »