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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 …

Despite the great efforts of so many who care for women in crisis pregnancies, the disabled and the elderly; who fight for protective legislation or who pray constantly for our efforts, our culture still seems to be turning more and more against a respect for life in all its stages. …

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 …

Washington D.C., May 14, 2021 / 09:15 am America/Denver (CNA). States continued a nationwide trend of enacting pro-life laws in 2021, with the Texas legislature passing a “heartbeat” bill this week, and Montana enacting funding restrictions on abortion providers. The Texas state Senate on Thursday passed a ban on abortions …

Washington D.C., Mar 23, 2021 / 11:05 am MT (CNA).- The group Democrats for Life of America is appealing to former President Jimmy Carter in its effort to preserve the Hyde Amendment. The Hyde Amendment, first enacted in 1976, bars federal funding of abortions except in cases of rape or …

CNA Staff, Mar 16, 2021 / 07:19 pm MT (CNA).- A Catholic, non-profit law firm has released a documentary highlighting the influence of pro-life leader Joe Scheidler and his journey to the Supreme Court. “Fighting for Life: The Story of NOW v. Scheidler” depicts a nearly three-decade-long legal battle for …