Entries Tagged ‘abortion ban’

Pro-life news brief 7-25-13

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat The Washington Post discovers that most people (including the majority of Democrats) would prefer abortions to be restricted after 20 weeks. The poll also found that only 1% of people volunteered the opinion that abortion should be “always legal” compared to 8% who volunteered “never legal.” Michael J. […]

Ireland’s abortion ban at center of controversy in mother’s death

I don’t do abortions, I’ll tell you right now. … But I’d have to tell the mother, ‘Your baby doesn’t have a chance and to save your life, I have to do this.’

~ Dr. John Coppes, medical director at Austin Medical Center-Mayo Health System in Minnesota, stating his opinion regarding the recent controversial death of Savita Halappanavar (pictured right) in Ireland, CBS News, November 15

The hospital’s refusal to perform an abortion as she was miscarrying allegedly contributed to her death, according to her husband and pro-abortion activists.

The other side of the story, from World magazine, November 16:

Was Madonna protesting proposed abortion ban in Turkey?

While many have put Madonna’s exposure down to her pursuit of grabbing headlines, some Twitter fans have said her actions spoke to Turkish women who are currently in protest of the Prime Minister’s call to ban abortion and C-sections. “Madonna was supporting political action by Turkish women called “My Body is Mine.” They’re fighting for […]

Jivin J’s Life Links 2-25-11

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat The country of Hungary is so desperate for children that they’re extending maternity leave to 3 years along with a variety of other measures including the possibility of giving parents more voting rights. Plans to ban abortion were scrapped. I wonder if William Saletan’s latest piece which discusses […]

Jivin J’s Life Links 8-23-10

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat According to a poll of Russians, 41% of the country favors a complete abortion ban, up from 8% in 1998. Another 25% of the country only approves of “therapeutic” abortions. At ABC News, Susan Donaldson James has another piece (her last one was a weakly veiled piece promoting […]

“Pro-lifers sabotaging pro-life laws?”

Steve Waldman of the liberal Christian website WND column this week. Purist and incremental hardliners have taken theory to reality and directly sabotaged a ban that would have outlawed 97% of all abortions in 1 state, sentencing real – not theoretical – South Dakotan children to their deaths. What I find most interesting is the […]

“Fractures within antiabortion movement helped doom ballot initiatives”

This is just scandalous. Not only did pro-life actions against the SD abortion ban stop it, but they likely stopped all future efforts. Reported Tennessean reports. Opposition to the measure in SD came from the antiabortion groups American Life League and SD Right to Life. The groups did not support the measure because of its […]

The good, the bad, and the sad

I my column Thursday, most in agreement or close to it but some hostile. I wrote I would try to address the haters today. I still may do that, although I know they just want to spew, not dialogue. Or I may just post some of their emails to give glimpses into their souls. But […]


Who Is Jill Stanek?

Jill Stanek is a nurse turned speaker, columnist and blogger, a national figure in the effort to protect both preborn and postborn innocent human life.

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