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Roe vs. Wade

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 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

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 2, 2021 / 07:00 am A divided Supreme Court late Wednesday evening declined a petition to block Texas’ “heartbeat” law, allowing the law to stand for now. Texas’ “Heartbeat Act” prohibits abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected – which can be as

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,

Bishops at the USCCB General Assembly in Baltimore, June 2019. Credit: Kate Veik/CNA
by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, May 27, 2021 / 16:58 pm More Catholic bishops have spoken out in support of continuing as planned the process to address “Eucharistic coherence,” namely Christian life and worthiness to receive Holy Communion. The bishops have reacted after an American cardinal’s letter asked the bishops’

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., May 24, 2021 / 13:20 pm Democratic senators have argued that overturning or otherwise limiting Roe v. Wade would pave the way to change the size or structure of the high court, The Hill reported Monday. The Supreme Court agreed last week to take up

By CNA Staff Gallup, N.M., May 19, 2021 / 14:53 pm America/Denver (CNA). Bishop James Wall of Gallup responded Tuesday to a recent essay from Bishop Robert McElroy, in which the Bishop of San Diego opined that in discussions about whether pro-abortion Catholic politicians should be admitted to Communion, the

Washington D.C., May 17, 2021 / 14:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The White House on Monday made statements in favor of legal abortion and the Equality Act. Earlier on Monday, the Supreme Court had agreed to consider a challenge to Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Asked

Washington D.C., May 17, 2021 / 08:20 am America/Denver (CNA). The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider a case involving a state 15-week abortion ban. The court will be taking up the case of Jackson Women’s Health Organization v. Dobbs, involving Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks