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ACLJ Fights U.N.’s Pro-Abortion Threat

By Olivia Summers1507670795928

“ Every human being has the inherent right to life. This right shall be protected by law.” For over 50 years, these words have been enumerated in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) – one of the international community’s commitments to protecting the life of every human...

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House Votes to Ban Abortions after 20 Weeks 

By ACLJ.org1507035600000

UPDATE : On October 3, 2017, H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, passed overwhelmingly in the U.S. House of Representatives. With a vote of 237 to 189, this crucial pro-life bill received bipartisan support, and now we will press forward as it moves to the U.S. Senate. Abortion...

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Standing Up for the Life of the Unborn at the UN

By ACLJ.org1506525665408

The abortion industry is once again using abortion to accomplish an evil eugenics agenda worldwide. One nation even claims to have used abortion to eradicate Down syndrome – proudly slaughtering innocent babies. Let’s not fool ourselves. It's not about curing a disability. It’s about murdering...

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Defending the Unborn at the U.N.

By ACLJ.org1506002400000

Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) states, “Every human being has the inherent right to life. This right shall be protected by law.” However, as we recently reported , the U.N. Human Rights Committee is attempting to revise its General Comment on Article 6...

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Planned Parenthood Ally Fights to Fund Big Abortion

By ACLJ.org1505329200000

Planned Parenthood – the largest abortion provider in America – has a new ally in Negative Population Growth, Inc., or “NPG.” Described as an “anti-immigrant environmentalist group,” NPG “promote[s] concepts such as ‘the two-child family,’” and “lowered rates of migration to the United States.”

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The Right to Life is Not the Right to Kill

By ACLJ.org1505307600000

Following the horrific violations of human rights that occurred during World War II, much of the world recognized the importance of establishing laws to protect the inherent right to life of all persons. As such, Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) states ,

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Defend Babies’ Right to Life at the U.N.

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Babies are being slaughtered worldwide at a horrific pace. It’s estimated that 28 million babies have already been aborted this year across the globe – Planned Parenthood alone murdered over a...

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Court Rejects Planned Parenthood Suit

By Edward White1504011600000

Planned Parenthood—the largest abortion provider in the country, which was founded by the eugenicist Margaret Sanger —was on the losing end in an appeal to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals over Arkansas’s decision to terminate Planned Parenthood as a Medicaid provider, a decision that would...

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Iceland “Cures” Down Syndrome with Eugenics

By ACLJ.org1503334870740

Iceland has embraced eugenics to develop an icy “cure” for Down syndrome: abortion. Armed with state funded prenatal screening and the goal “ to educate ,” for nearly a decade, Iceland has facilitated the death of “ every single…fetus with Down syndrome… ” According to a recent series of reports...

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Progressivism’s Political Litmus Test

By ACLJ.org1502373395129

A compliant progressive must worship at the altar of abortion. At least that is what Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards alluded to in a series of tweets responding to the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), who proclaimed “there would...

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ACLJ Brings Big Abortion Case to Supreme Court

By Erik Zimmerman1501856455733

The American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of Troy Newman requesting that the Court review the case involving the undercover investigation of the abortion industry conducted by the Center for Medical...

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The Real Margaret Sanger Will Shock You

By ACLJ.org1500928220330

Leadership. Excellence. Outstanding contributions to reproductive health. These are the characteristics often ascribed to Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood. But the real Margaret Sanger would shock and disgust all but the most radical abortion zealots. Every year the biggest...

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Victory in Fight for Life in Illinois

By Michelle Terry1500653320141

We are pleased to report that the Northern District of Illinois issued a strong decision in favor of the fight for life in the case National Institute of Family and Life Advocates et al., v. Governor Bruce Rauner, et al . Last month , we filed an amicus brief in the Northern District of Illinois,

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The Fight to Protect Life Moves to Hawaii

By Francis J. Manion1500647384239

For years now, the abortion industry has been working hard to suppress the right of prolife crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) to address life issues with their clients in the way they deem appropriate and consistent with the centers' religious principles. The pro-abortion forces have succeeded in...

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Victory in California for Pro-Life Centers

By Geoffrey Surtees1499798916209

As discussed here , the State of California has attacked pro-life pregnancy centers by requiring them, under pain of financial penalties, to advertise free or low-cost abortions paid for by the State. Called the “ Reproductive FACT Act ,” the law is a brazen attempt to coerce pro-life groups into...

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BREAKING: New Hope for Baby Charlie Gard

By Jay Sekulow1499486417608

In an excellent and stunning development, the hospital caring for baby Charlie Gard is now considering experimental treatment. In a statement, the hospital explained : Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children has today applied to the High Court for a fresh hearing in the case of Charlie Gard in...

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Stop Forcing Pro-life Centers to Promote Abortion

By Michelle Terry1497033231285

Yesterday we filed an amicus brief (a “friend of the court” brief) before the Northern District of Illinois in a continuation of our nationwide fight on behalf of Crisis Pregnancy Centers (“CPCs”). These amicus briefs allow us to set arguments and legal analysis before a court in cases where we are...

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Defending Pro-Life Speech at Supreme Court

By Geoffrey Surtees1496418724497

Can the government compel pro-life pregnancy centers—facilities that offer abortion alternatives and support to women—to tell their clients that they might be able to get a free abortion, paid for by the state? While the State of California says, yes , the First Amendment says, no . As explained in...

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Planned Parenthood Abortions, Profits Soar

By ACLJ.org1496332297790

The numbers are shocking. Earlier this week, Planned Parenthood released its annual report for the 2015-2016 fiscal year after a six month delay. What this report devastatingly confirms is what we have been arguing all along: Planned Parenthood is in the business of abortion, its priority is not in...

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Pro-Life Victory at the White House

By Jay Sekulow1494964603668

Earlier this year, I wrote about the significant pro-life victory when President Trump reinstated Ronald Reagan’s Mexico City Policy to prohibit the use of U.S. taxpayer money in foreign aid to organizations that either fund or promote abortions around the world. President Trump did exactly what...

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