| More Americans, mostly Republicans, are unhappy with U.S. abortion policies since President Obama took office. A new Gallup poll finds that satisfaction with the country's abortion policies has dropped 9 percentage points in the last seven years, to 34 percent, with more Americans saying they feel laws should be stricter. The drop in satisfaction has been the most dramatic among Republicans, falling by 22 percentage points during that time period.
| 'If the Supreme Court goes to Hell I'm not following," Walt Bayes, a candidate in the Idaho gubernatorial race, stated Wednesday. Fringe candidates Walt Bayes and Harley Brown stole the show during Wednesday's debate, the Associated Press reports. Topics included Armageddon, abortion, and discrimination against motorcycle clubs.
| The Republican National Committee is taking on a resolution that would confront Democratic challengers on issues such as parental consent, health warnings, and waiting periods. Ellen Barrosse, the author of the plan, states confidently, "I know Republicans have real muscle here."
| Connor Aiden Sorenson was born prematurely at just 24 weeks. Weighing in at only 14 ounces, he was the smallest baby ever to have been born in the state of Florida. Six months and several surgeries later, Conner is going home with his family. "We're just so excited. We've been waiting for this for, not only six months, but eight years we've been trying to have a baby," the boy's father said.
| Pro-abortion groups across the country launched an organized effort to feature women telling uplifting stories of their abortions. Organizers suggest that their goal is to keep abortion “safe, legal, and affordable” – a marked change from the old pro-choice slogan from the Clinton years, “safe, legal, and rare.” The organizers also want to “end the stigma” surrounding abortion.
| Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 154 Wednesday, allowing physicians assistants, nurse practitioners and midwives to perform abortions in the state of California. The law is "cavalier," according to Dr. Vansen Wong. The Obstetrician and Gynecologist questioned women's safety under the lax legislation.
| Advocates gathered in Indiana Sunday to support the life of unborn babies. The practice of forming a human chain started 26 years ago. The organization points out that life is the "first inalienable right."
| Florida resident John Andrew Welden pleaded guilty Tuesday to giving his pregnant girlfriend labor-inducing medication. Welden could face a jail time of up to 15 years. The hearing is set to take place December 5.
| A new bill filed in the senate would require women seeking abortions to take a three-hour course, on-line or in person, designed to educate them on adoption alternatives before being allowed to seek an abortion.
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