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Anti-abortion demonstrators in Constitution Ave. in Washington 2007 on the 34th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson)

About 8 in 10 favour restrictions on abortions, and majority oppose taxpayer funding of abortions

Cardinal Raymond Burke (PA)

The cardinal said the devil tries to sow doubt in Catholics’ minds about defending human life publicly

The inquiry found that promotion is denied to doctors with conscientious objections to abortion (Photo: PA)

Inquiry finds that doctors who conscientiously object to abortion are denied career choices

US Capitol Police officers stand outside the Capitol in Washington (CNS photo/Kevin Lamarque, Reuters)

Church leaders say the Conscience Protection Act provides ‘much-needed protection’

Pro-life advocates at the March for Life in Washington in 2016 (CNS)

Former Planned Parenthood employee Abby Johnson explains why ‘science, reason and logic’ were behind her dramatic change of heart on abortion

A traffic police officer stands guard along the street as pro-life supporters hold a banner which reads "no to abortion" during a demonstration outside the Supreme Court of Justice in downtown Mexico City. (CNS photo/Henry Romero, Reuters)

The case of a woman who requested an abortion in 2013 has prompted scrutiny of the country’s law on abortion

The All Ireland Rally for Life went ahead despite heavy rain (Pic via @theRallyforLife)

The All Ireland Rally for Life was not met with the kind of bewilderment that greets pro-life marches in the rest of the UK

South Sudanese rebel soldiers raise their weapons at a military camp in the capital Juba (AP)

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The US Supreme Court in Washington (CNS)

The court struck down two provisions of a 2013 Texas law regulating abortion in the state

Thanks to social media, Britons are becoming enclosed in virtual echo chambers (AP)

However loud you are on social media your vote is worth no more than those who say nothing