by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jul 23, 2021 / 11:00 am Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to overturn two of its landmark rulings on abortion, arguing those decisions “shackle states to a view of the facts that is decades out of date.” The high
by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jul 21, 2021 / 14:05 pm Pro-life lawmakers introduced a bill Wednesday to defund public colleges and universities that perform abortions or offer the abortion pill to students or staff. Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.), the founder and chairman of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, on Wednesday
by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jul 19, 2021 / 14:30 pm After a New Mexico state senator said he was denied Communion this weekend because of a political matter, his diocese responded that it had privately warned him he should not approach for Communion, due to his obstinate support for
By Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jul 17, 2021 / 15:01 pm Donna Edwards, the first lady of Louisiana, has joined the advisory board of Democrats for Life, the pro-life group announced this week. Edwards, the wife of Gov. John Bel Edwards, (D-La.) is a former teacher and mother of three.
by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jul 6, 2021 / 17:03 pm If the Supreme Court sends the question of legal abortion back to the states, pro-life groups must be prepared to respond, pro-life leaders told CNA on Monday. Pro-abortion activists are preparing for a potential reversal of Roe v. Wade,
by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jun 30, 2021 / 18:00 pm Pro-life groups this week challenged a “buffer zone” ordinance approved by the city of Louisville, Kentucky. Kentucky Today reported that the counsel representing the pro-life group Kentucky Right to Life and the Louisville nonprofit Sisters for Life filed a
by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jun 28, 2021 / 13:30 pm Religious freedom advocates on Monday applauded a recent Supreme Court decision, arguing it heralds a positive outlook for religious freedom cases of Catholic adoption and foster care agencies nationwide. Earlier this month, the high court ruled unanimously in favor
by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jun 21, 2021 / 14:25 pm In a series of tweets from his personal social media account over the weekend, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) called the U.S. bishops “partisan hypocrites” and dared them to deny him Communion over his support for contraception, legal abortion, and
by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jun 17, 2021 / 09:17 am The Supreme Court on Thursday decided unanimously in favor of Catholic Social Services in its lawsuit against the city of Philadelphia, ruling that the city violated the group’s free exercise of religion. The city in 2018 had stopped partnering
Poll: Regular Mass attendees say politicians who oppose Church teaching on grave matters ‘create confusion’
by Kate Scanlon Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 15, 2021 / 06:05 am A poll by a Catholic advocacy group released on Tuesday found that, among Catholics who attend Mass regularly, the vast majority say that Catholic politicians who take policy positions contrary to Church teaching “create confusion” among the faithful.