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India Bishops launch ‘Day of Mourning’ marking 50 years of abortion

August 10, 2021, marks 50 years of the Indian Abortion Law with yearly death tolls approximated to be over 16 million preborn babies per year. Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the President of Indian Catholic Bishops, has invited the nation’s Bishops to observe that day as a “Day of Mourning.” One Archbishop told LifeSite that legislative amendments …

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Births Are Back: Did Government Stimulus Fuel a Baby Boomlet?

(Charlottesville, VA)- After dramatic declines in births in late 2020 and early 2021, the United States is now witnessing a surprising rise in births, according to a new report from the Institute for Family Studies (IFS). Data from 10 states and two university hospitals across the country generally show births rising. The study suggests government …

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Another Reason Birth Rates Are Dropping: We Have Devalued Parenthood

The U.S. birth rate fell 4% last year, the largest single-year decrease in nearly 50 years, according to the CDC. The rate dropped for moms of every major race and ethnicity, and in nearly every age group, falling to the lowest point since federal health officials started tracking it more than a century ago. Read …

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