University investigates Utah clinic’s sperm-bank mix-up

Abortion rights: Supreme Court leaves rejection of Arizona law in place (+video) | Christian Science Monitor

WA Democrats renew push on abortion insurance bill | AP

Supreme Court: Arizona can’t enforce ban on abortions after 20 weeks | LifeNews

Nebraska AG says he will defend fetal-pain law despite court ruling

Judge: NM doctors can give meds to help people die

Arizona’s abortion ban won’t be revived by Supreme Court

Employment discrimination claim on behalf of pro-life Portland school teacher

Vermont Senators want to get rid of state’s pre-Roe abortion ban

NYT: Where free speech collides with abortion rights

Poll: 49% favor waiting period before abortion

US Supreme Court to hear pro-life Groups’ challenge to Ohio speech law | Christian Post

Administration: Birth control doesn’t directly violate company’s religious rights

Outgoing Cuccinelli issues opinions on same-sex “marriage,” abortion

NARAL petitions Texas to take woman off life support that aims to save baby

Bishops’ official voices support for “No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act”

Supreme Court to mull right to lie in political ads

TUHSD reviews Planned Parenthood’s sex education curriculum | Ahwatukee Foothills News

Washington taxpayer appeals dismissal of case against Planned Parenthood | Live Action News

Christian business owners operating on biblical principles | OneNewsNow

ADF to Supreme Court: Gov’t shouldn’t force Americans to choose between making a living and living free

US Supreme Court takes up critical free speech case | Alliance Defending Freedom

Family-Run Business Tells Supreme Court: Stop Obama’s HHS Mandate | LifeNews

Oral Arguments in McCullen v. Coakley on Wednesday, January 15

U.S. Supreme Court will hear Conestoga Wood Specialties’ appeal on March 25

‘Abortion Care Costs More than Their Monthly Rent,’ Professor Testifies

Health Care Cases To Watch In 2014 |

100+ parents protest as Arizona school chooses from three pro-abortion sex ed courses

Breathing new life into fraud case against Planned Parenthood | One News Now

Grace Awarded ‘Abortion Pill’ Mandate Suspension | Stacey Page Online

Taxpayer Funded Abortions and Obamacare

One-quarter of all women seeking an abortion were abused, new study finds

Are abortion mills exempt from regulation? | Denise Burke at Washington Times

Tempe Union sex-education discussion drawing scrutiny | The Arizona Republic (video)

Sexual education causing controversy in Tempe | ABC 15 (video)

Tempe school district puts sex ed rumors to rest | (video)

Court Should Hear How Planned Parenthood Defrauded Washington of $377 Million | LifeNews

2013 a bad year for Obamacare abortion pill mandate | Sonoran News

The HHS Mandate — Where We Stand, In Plain Language

Cuomo restates support for abortion

Sugar and Spice and … Sex-Selective Abortions?

Utah mom to give birth to daughter’s daughter

25% of Women Getting Abortions Faced Physical, Sexual or Emotional Abuse Beforehand

CDC: U.S. Fertility Rate Hits Record Low for 2nd Straight Year; 40.7% of Babies Born to Unmarried Women

Courts should hear taxpayer’s fraud allegations against Planned Parenthood | Alliance Defending Freedom

Oregon: Hundreds of crosses erected in Sherwood to protest abortion

Alaska adopts new rules for abortion payments

    Anchorage Daily News: State regulations take effect next month further defining what constitutes a “medically necessary” abortion for purposes of receiving Medicaid funding. Notice was sent to the state health department Tuesday that the regulations had been filed by Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell last week. The new rules, blasted by critics as unconstitutional and an unnecessary government intrusion, are scheduled to take effect Feb. 2.

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Shifting strategies for state abortion battles in 2014

Seeking Accommodation: The Obama administration vs. the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

10 Nation-Shaping Victories of 2013 | Alliance Defending Freedom at Charisma

Supreme Court Sets Date for Hobby Lobby’s Challenge to Obama’s HHS Mandate

Ariz. school district to allow time for Planned Parenthood opponents | Alliance Defending Freedom

Delaware board to consider abortion doctor’s case

Pro-Life Virginians Rally Against New Pro-Abortion Administration

    NC Register: “We don’t want this pro-abortion executive team to think it is their job to dismantle the protective laws that have been put in place by the pro-life elected representatives of Virginia — who were also put there by solid pro-life voters,” explained Olivia Gans Turner, president of the Virginia Society for Human Life. She said the fear among pro-life leaders is that McAuliffe will target the state’s crisis-pregnancy centers in retaliation for regulations that force the state’s abortion businesses to conform to codes for ambulatory surgical centers.

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As Roe v. Wade Set to Turn 41, Pro-Life Movement Winning More Victories Than Ever | Janice Shaw Crouse

Obama attorneys getting thumped in courts over HHS mandate | One News Now

Changing Public Opinion on Abortion

    Stephanie Gray at Bell Towers: In the first 2 minutes of TED Talk “The Antidote to Apathy,” Dave Meslin masterfully points out that we often mistakenly conclude that those who don’t respond to our messages are apathetic. In reality, what appears as a problem of indifference can actually be a problem of packaging. In other words, as Meslin says, “People do care, but… we live in a world that actively discourages engagement by constantly putting obstacles and barriers in our way.”

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Obama Admin Told Catholic Nuns They Must Offer Free Abortion Drugs | Matthew S. Bowman at LifeNews

How Judicial Bypass Illegitimizes Abortion’s Parental Consent Laws

When Is an Abortion Not an Abortion? When the Media Says So.

Republicans set to deliver big statement on abortion

Federal Appeals Court Reviews Texas Abortion Law

Substantial Confusion on RFRA’s “Substantial Burden” Requirement? | Ed Whelan at NRO

What does the form that the government insists the Little Sisters of the Poor must sign actually do? | Kevin C. Walsh at Mirror of Justice

If Businesses Can Talk, They Can Pray | Noah Feldman at Bloomberg

“Abortion Rights as a Free-Speech Flashpoint” | Floyd Abrams at WSJ