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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 23, 2021 / 10:45 am House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday responded to her archbishop, who had said an abortion bill she is working to pass is tantamount to “child sacrifice.” The Women’s Health Protection Act, legislation that would override state abortion laws …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 22, 2021 / 16:02 pm Catholic leaders on Wednesday called for better treatment of Haitians and other migrants crowded under a bridge at the U.S.-Mexico border. “We call on the U.S. government to reassess its treatment of migrants in Del Rio and elsewhere along …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 20, 2021 / 14:49 pm The House this week will vote on a bill that the U.S. bishops’ conference warns would effectively impose abortion on-demand throughout pregnancy. The Women’s Health Protection Act (H.R. 3755), introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.), recognizes the “statutory right” …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 21, 2021 / 10:15 am The Justice Department on Monday asked the Supreme Court to uphold Roe v. Wade, the court’s 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. The court on Monday had announced that oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 20, 2021 / 12:02 pm The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear arguments in a critical abortion case on Dec. 1. In the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a challenge to Mississippi’s law restricting most abortions after 15 weeks …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 16, 2021 / 16:00 pm As the Biden administration prepares to require COVID-19 vaccinations at many workplaces, a Catholic bioethicist urged the administration to keep an alternative to vaccinations in place – weekly testing. Last Thursday, President Joe Biden announced that his administration would …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 15, 2021 / 11:20 am As members of Congress this week advanced language providing a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants, the U.S. bishops’ conference praised the development. Congress is currently crafting a $3.5 trillion budget package that would fund many Biden …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 10, 2021 / 08:04 am President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate for many private employers, drawing criticism from the head of one Catholic health care ministry. “Coercing individuals into making a medical intervention is unjust,” said Louis Brown, executive …

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 …