Life Issues

The state of New Mexico

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New Mexico Representatives and Senators Make the Stand for Life

Brittany Raymer

Sometimes when it feels like a situation can’t get any worse, there is a small ray of hope. Recently, the New Mexico House and Senate, despite having a Democratic majority in each legislative body, made the decision to preserve life by defeating assisted suicide and abortion bills.

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Baby feet

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When Planned Parenthood Helped Save a Baby

Brittany Raymer

Planned Parenthood is the largest abortion provider in the United States. Throughout its long history, the organization has portrayed itself as the premier health care organization for women. However, the reality is something completely different.

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Prescription bottles

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The FDA is Investigating Organizations that are Selling the Abortion Pill Online

Brittany Raymer

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that it is cracking down on websites that are selling the abortion pill online. Predictably, pro-abortion activists are calling foul arguing that it impedes a woman’s ability to get an abortion through a “safe” method.

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Tippecanoe Ad

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Indiana Bus System Changes Mind, Will Allow Pro-Life Ad

Bruce Hausknecht

CityBus, a government-owned bus system in Lafayette, Indiana, has decided, in the face of a First Amendment lawsuit brought against it from a local pro-life organization, to reverse its decision rejecting a pro-life bus ad from the group.

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Pills and a syringe

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Assisted Suicide Bill Makes its Way through the Maryland Legislature

Brittany Raymer

Abortion has been the topic of discussion over the last couple of months. From New York’s radical pro-abortion legislation to the statements made by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam in support of infanticide, abortion has been the focus of the media and state legislators across the country. However, there is another life issue that has gotten little attention but has seen a growth of support: assisted suicide.

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Doctor office

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Abortion Activists Celebrate National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers

Brittany Raymer

On Sunday, abortion activists across the country recognized National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers.

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Ultrasound photo

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A Homeless Mom Finds Help and Hope During an Unplanned Pregnancy

Brittany Raymer

For a woman facing an unplanned pregnancy, the thought of adding another child to her family could be overwhelming. Especially when life itself is already a struggle. 

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United States Map

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Three States that are Fighting for Life

The news from New York, Virginia and Vermont has been devastating. The callous disregard for life is palpable, but states with conservative legislators are acting. Instead of being disheartened by this radical abortion agenda, many states are choosing life.

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Father holding baby's hand

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Alabama Father is Planning to Sue the Abortion Clinic Where His Preborn Child was Killed

Brittany Raymer

“A woman’s right to choose.” That is the mantra of the pro-abortion movement for decades. A phrase that supposedly cements a woman’s authority and autonomy over her own body.

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Ultrasound photo

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Proof that Indiana’s Ultrasound Law is an Effective Way to Save Unborn Lives

Bruce Hausknecht

States do not have to sit on the sidelines while abortionists ply their trade by lying to women that the baby they are carrying is “only a blob of tissue.” Such dishonesty has succeeded for far too long, resulting in the deaths of tens of millions of tiny humans in the womb.

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Heartbeat

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Mississippi Heartbeat Bill Brings Up Old, Inaccurate Abortion Argument

Brittany Raymer

It looks like Mississippi is going to become the latest state to pass a Heartbeat Bill, which would limit abortion to the time period where a preborn baby’s heartbeat can be detected. Generally, this should limit abortion to around the sixth week of pregnancy in the state.

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Tiniest baby boy

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Smallest Baby Boy in the World Gets to Go Home

Brittany Raymer

The doctors in Tokyo, Japan weren’t sure if he would survive. He was small, with the lowest birth rate for a baby boy ever recorded at just 9.45 ounces (0.59 pounds or 264 grams). The chances of this precious baby boy being able to ever leave the hospital were slim.

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Planned Parenthood sign

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New Title X Regulations Puts Planned Parenthood on the Defensive

Brittany Raymer

Efforts to defund Planned Parenthood have mostly resulted in a string of failures. Despite evidence of questionable activity and morally compromised leadership at the national and regional level, Planned Parenthood still received more than $550 million in federal funds last year.

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Justice Clarence Thomas

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Justice Thomas: Roe v. Wade Still Among “Most Notoriously Incorrect Decisions”

Bruce Hausknecht

It wasn’t an abortion case. It wasn’t a marriage case. But it was a case about where in the Constitution certain fundamental rights of Americans are guaranteed.

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The vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

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Pro-Abortion Senators Kill the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

Brittany Raymer

There are moments and dates that are remembered for decades as a watershed moment in history. The 25th of February should be one of those days.

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Husband and wife holding baby shoes

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A Pregnancy Resource Center Helps One Couple Find God

Brittany Raymer

This week, President Donald Trump met with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to discuss a variety of issues. While the details of the meeting have not been made public, New York’s new radical abortion law was definitely one of the topics of discussion.

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David Daleiden

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David Daleiden Continues to Face Legal Troubles Four Years after Undercover Videos were Released

Brittany Raymer

It’s been almost four years since Center for Medical Progress, led by investigative journalist David Daleiden, released several undercover videos of Planned Parenthood. The videos caused a firestorm of controversy and truly threatened a Congressional attempt to defund the abortion giant for the first time in its history.

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Roe v. Wade

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Abortion and Pro-Life Supporters Prepare for the Time When Roe v. Wade is Overturned

Brittany Raymer

It’s been 46 years since the Supreme Court of the United States decided the landmark case, Roe v. Wade. Although the case was meant to legalize abortion and end the political debate, instead the question of whether or not a woman has the right to abort her child has become a divisive issue that continues to influence elections and policy throughout the country.

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Focus on the Family's Declaration for Life

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Make a Stand for Life – Sign the Declaration for Life

Brittany Raymer

You can also join us in 12-weeks at Times Square for the Alive from New York event, where there will be speakers, live music, and a live 4D ultrasound shown on screens throughout the square.

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Senator Ben Sasse on the Focus on the Family Broadcast

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Times Square Pro-Life Event: Senator Ben Sasse Talks with Jim Daly about Alive from New York

Brittany Raymer

On Saturday May 4, Focus on the Family will be hosting an event – Alive from New York – in Times Square. During the event, a doctor will perform a live 4D ultrasound of a preborn baby, there will be a live musical performance and some great speakers. Hopefully, thousands will gather to celebrate the preciousness of life, and remind New York politicians that the fight for life will continue.

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United States Supreme Court Building

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Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Louisiana Abortion Law

Bruce Hausknecht

The Louisiana law, known as Act 620, passed overwhelmingly by the Louisiana legislature in 2014, has been the subject of litigation ever since and has never gone into effect, as abortion sellers there resisted even minimal safety and health regulations that benefit women. At the same time, they claim such regulations place an “undue burden” on the so-called “right” to obtain an abortion.

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President Trump at the 2019 National Prayer Breakfast

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Legislators Look to Expand Late-Term Abortions in New Mexico and Vermont

Brittany Raymer

Today, President Donald Trump spoke at the 67th annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC. At the breakfast, Trump doubled down on the promises to protect the unborn from abortion in his State of the Union address.

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2019 State of The Union

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President Donald Trump Shocks in SOTU By Proposing Strong Abortion Legislation

Brittany Raymer

On Monday, pro-life Senators stood alone after a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. That changed last night during the State of Union address.

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Governor Ralph Northam

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Media Bias: Virginia Gov. Northam Racist Picture Rightly Condemned, Infanticide Statement Ignored

Brittany Raymer

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is in the hot seat. Since last weekend, the embattled governor has been fielding calls for his resignation from both parties, but for entirely different reasons.

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