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Roe vs. Wade

by Katie Yoder, Jonah McKeown Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 3, 2022 / 09:00 am The U.S. Supreme Court heard a historic case on Dec. 1, 2021 that directly challenges Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. On May 2, 2022, a purported first draft of the decision leaked, which …

WASHINGTON – In response to the leak of a draft opinion in the U.S. Supreme Court case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, some abortion advocates are calling for nationwide demonstrations, disruptions of church services, and the personal intimidation of specific Supreme Court justices. Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, …

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., May 11, 2022 / 11:00 am The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to move forward with what pro-life leaders describe as “The Abortion on Demand Until Birth Act.” The Women’s Health Protection Act of 2022 (WHPA), or S.4132, would “enshrine a virtually …

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot leads the city’s Pride Parade as Grand Marshal, June 30, 2019. | Vashon Jordan Jr. via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0) by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 10, 2022 / 13:42 pm Catholic and pro-life leaders are condemning the Chicago’s mayor’s “call to arms” in response …

The tabernacle belonging to St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church in Katy, Texas, was reported stolen on May 9, 2022. | Screenshot from YouTube video by Joe Bukuras, Shannon Mullen Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 9, 2022 / 16:30 pm More criminal acts targeting Catholic churches and pro-life advocates were reported Monday, …

by Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., May 8, 2022 / 20:26 pm Several protesters dressed in “huge hats” and “red, hooded gowns,” disrupted a Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles Sunday morning, a parishioner told CNA. The description of the protesters’ attire provided by …

Abortion-rights activists gather outside of a Catholic church in downtown Manhattan to voice their support for a woman’s right to choose on May 07, 2022 in New York City. The protests at the Basilica of St. Patricks Old Cathedral, which have been occurring weekly and where a small number of …

by Jonah McKeown Washington D.C., May 3, 2022 / 14:05 pm The U.S. Supreme Court is considering a case which observers believe could present a significant challenge to Roe v. Wade, the court’s 1973 decision which legalized abortion nationwide. But even if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, abortions …

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., May 3, 2022 / 12:18 pm President Joe Biden asserted Tuesday that no “mainstream” religion claims to know when human life begins, contradicting his Catholic faith. Biden made the statement while addressing a leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion signaling that justices will overturn Roe v. …

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Mar 22, 2022 / 15:56 pm Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson called Roe v. Wade — the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide — “settled law” during her confirmation hearings on Tuesday. She avoided the word abortion, instead referring to “the right …