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by Matt Hadro, Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2021 / 11:40 am The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider two legal challenges to Texas’ pro-life heartbeat law, just weeks before it hears oral arguments in another major abortion case. Both the Biden administration and abortion providers had challenged

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 12, 2021 / 10:53 am The U.S. Catholic bishops’ pro-life chairman is expressing disappointment with President Biden as his administration reverses a Trump-era rule that restricted funding over abortion. “It’s really sad,” Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, who heads the United States

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Oct 9, 2021 / 07:49 am A federal court on Friday evening issued a ruling allowing a Texas state law, which restricts abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, to take effect again amid an ongoing court fight. A three-judge panel of the 5th

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Oct 7, 2021 / 08:30 am Pro-life leaders on Wednesday responded to a federal judge blocking Texas’ pro-life “heartbeat” law, just more than one month after the law went into effect. In a ruling on Wednesday, Oct. 6, Judge Robert Pitman of the Western District

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 24, 2021 / 10:15 am The House on Friday passed legislation overriding state pro-life laws and removing limits on abortion up to the point of birth in some cases. The chamber passed the Women’s Health Protection Act (H.R. 3755), introduced by Rep. Judy Chu

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 9, 2021 / 13:45 pm The Biden administration on Thursday sued Texas over its new law prohibiting most abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. In a complaint filed in a federal district court in West Texas, the Justice Department said the state

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Sep 7, 2021 / 14:30 pm Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday vowed to “protect” women seeking abortions in Texas, days after a new state law went into effect aiming to prohibit most abortions after six weeks. While the Justice Department “urgently explores all options

by CNA Staff Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 5, 2021 / 18:07 pm Calling abortion “the most pressing human rights challenge of our time,” Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone on Sunday invoked the excommunication of prominent Catholic segregationists in the early 1960s as an example of a legitimate response to Catholics politicians

By Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Sep 2, 2021 / 15:50 pm President Joe Biden, the second Catholic president in U.S. history, believes that abortion is a “woman’s right,” White House Press Secrentary Jen Psaki said on Thursday. Her comments came in response to a question about Texas’ newly-enacted abortion ban

Washington D.C., May 19, 2021 / 11:27 am America/Denver (CNA). The governor of Texas on Wednesday signed a ban on most abortions conducted after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed SB 8, a bill prohibiting doctors from performing abortions unless they first search for a