Abortion

Christian group to turn former abortion clinic into garden

A Christian ministry plans to turn an abandoned abortion clinic into a memorial garden for the unborn in Toledo, Ohio.

Is There Hope for America?

It is ultimately the Lord, Scripture teaches, Who causes kingdoms to rise and fall; the Potter shapes the clay. And irrespective of their form of government, He blesses when He sees fit, allows bad things to happen and wicked men to prosper, in order to drive people to repentance and faith.

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of religious liberty

The Synod responds to the ruling that supports Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp.

Tobias ‘encouraged’ by progress of pro-life movement

Carol Tobias, president of the National Right to Life Committee, says the number of abortions in the U.S. each year has fallen by more than half a million since 1990.

Registration opens for 2015 Life Conference

The conference is set for Jan. 22-24 in Arlington, Va., in conjunction with the Jan. 22 March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Abortion rate hits lowest level since 1973

A new data analysis reflects a 13 percent decline in both the abortion rate and the number of abortions from 2008 to 2011.

Disputes over birth control fuel Obamacare fight

Conception. Pregnancy. Abortion. Abortifacient. Those words today are in a rhetorical swamp where contesting religious, medical and political views muddy understanding.

March for Life reaches new group: evangelicals

Evangelicals are the most likely religious group to say that abortion should be illegal. So why would organizers of the March for Life hire someone to reach out to them?

Steady stream of abortion cases headed toward high court


It’s only a matter of time before the justices are likely to consider a new wave of state restrictions.

Resources available for 2014 ‘Life Sunday’

Many of the resources to help congregations observe “Life Sunday” on Jan. 19 are free.

Lutherans invited to join two life marches

The National March for Life is planned for Jan. 22 in Washington, D.C., and the Walk for Life West Coast will take place Jan. 25 in San Francisco.

Gender-based abortions spark outrage in England


A group of Christian lawyers plans to sue two medical doctors for arranging the abortion of female fetuses because the parents wanted boys.

Unsafe abortions on the rise across Africa

Amid increasing calls for legalization of abortion in Africa, botched cases among young women are on the rise, according to recent reports.

Archbishop won’t deny communion over abortion bill


Irish Catholic politicians and Parliament members who voted for a law that allows abortion will not be excommunicated or denied Communion, the future primate of Ireland says.

LCMS issues statement in response to abortion-trial verdict

LCMS Life Ministries issues a statement expressing grief over the loss of lives to abortion, in response to the May 13 murder conviction of Dr. Kermit Gosnell.

LCMS media critic helps spotlight lack of abortion trial coverage

If you know the name Kermit Gosnell, you might credit Mollie Ziegler Hemingway, who helped spotlight mainstream reporters’ lack of coverage of the abortion doctor’s murder trial.