LR-120 would require that doctors notify parents at least 48 hours in advance of the abortion

By Kyle Schmauch Community News Service UM School of Journalism October 14, 2012 4:00 pm Click here for full story. Seventeen years after the courts struck down an early attempt to require minors to notify their parents before getting an abortion, the contentious issue is back on the ballot this fall. Legislative Referendum 120 is almost…

State Board of Health passes regulations on abortion clinics

Mon., Sept., 17, 2012; 10:53 PM by Mallory Noe-Payne, news editor, Collegiate Times The Virginia State Board of Health voted last Friday to adopt regulations requiring existing clinics that provide abortions to follow the same building regulations as hospitals. Abortion rights supporters have described the regulations as unnecessary and cumbersome, and a political tactic for minimizing access to abortion…

New Studies Report Higher Death Rates After Abortion in U.S., Finland, and Denmark

By Elliot Institute Published: Wednesday, Sep. 5, 2012 – 5:44 am SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Sept. 5, 2012 –/PRNewswire/ — A new study of the medical records for nearly half a million women in Denmark reveals significantly higher maternaldeath rates following abortion compared to delivery. This finding has confirmed similar population studies conducted in Finland and the United States, but…

MedSFLA National Webcast: Conscience Rights in America’s Medical Schools

Please join us this Tuesday, August 28th from 9pm – 9:45pm EST for a MedSFLA National Webcast: Conscience Rights in America’s Medical Schools. Medical students at public colleges or universities have established constitutional rights to speak, associate, and exercise religious beliefs freely—rights that for too many are restricted, violated, or denied by universities. Compelled participation…

More British women aborting their children over financial worries, say UK doctors

BY HILARY WHITE, ROME CORRESPONDENT | Tue Aug 14, 2012 16:02 EST LONDON, August 14, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A survey by a market research firm has found that the global economic crisis may be influencing more British women to abort their children. The research by Insight Research Group found that about one-fifth of GPs are reporting more women requesting abortion…

Just 0.006% of British abortions done to save mother’s life, or prevent serious injury

BY HILARY WHITE, ROME CORRESPONDENT Mon Aug 13, 2012 15:49 EST WESTMINSTER, August 13, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Figures released by the Department of Health last week show that of the over 6 million abortions committed in England and Wales since legalization in 1967, 0.006 percent were performed with the intention of saving the life of the mother or preventing…