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by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Oct 8, 2021 / 10:01 am The U.S. bishops’ pro-life chairman said on Thursday that the Biden administration is “wrong” for reopening federal funding of abortion providers in the Title X program. This week, the administration published a final rule stating clinics receiving Title X

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Aug 5, 2021 / 11:15 am Members of Congress and a conservative legal group this week criticized the Justice Department for dropping its conscience rights lawsuit against a Vermont hospital. In December 2020, the Justice Department sued the University of Vermont Medical Center after a

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two of its landmark rulings on abortion, arguing those decisions “shackle states to a view of the facts that is decades out of date.”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 Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Jul 20, 2021 / 19:01 pm An environmental charity recently awarded Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for limiting their family to two children. In honor of World Population Day, British charity Population Matters presented the Duke and Duchess of Sussex with a “special award” 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 CNA Staff Hartford, Conn., Jul 15, 2021 / 18:19 pm The Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus on Thursday registered his sorrow at the advancement by the appropriations committee of the US House of Representatives of a funding bill without including the usual prohibitions on abortion funding. According

Students and other participants hold signs at the 2020 March for Life in Washington, DC, on Jan. 24, 2020. Credit: Peter Zelasko/CNA
by CNA Staff Washington D.C., Jul 13, 2021 / 16:00 pm A proposed federal spending bill is the most extreme pro-abortion funding bill in the history of the United States, said the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in a July 14 statement. The current Labor, Health and Human Services,

Pro-life demonstrators. Credit: Jonah McKeown/CNA
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 Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jun 15, 2021 / 15:35 pm President Joe Biden has advanced policies contrary to Church teaching on life, marriage, and sexuality – and bishops have a duty to address this contradiction, theologians said this week. Regarding the legitimacy of political opinions in a democracy, “Catholics