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by Joe Bukuras Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 6, 2022 / 17:03 pm Being a pro-life student on most secular campuses was never easy, but it has taken a dramatically more intense turn now that a May 2 draft ruling of the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization which suggested that the …

by Katie Yoder, Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 6, 2022 / 19:00 pm Mulitple reports and social media posts are warning that abortion activists will disrupt Mass on Sunday — Mother’s Day. Should Catholics take these threats seriously? Some Catholic churches and dioceses certainly are. And some Catholic and secular …

by Katie Yoder, Shannon Mullen Washington D.C., May 3, 2022 / 08:08 am In a stunning development, the news organization Politico on Monday night published what it said was a leaked draft of the eagerly anticipated Supreme Court decision in the Mississippi abortion case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. If authentic, the 98-page …

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Apr 25, 2022 / 19:18 pm The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday that lasted nearly two hours in a case concerning a former high school football coach’s right to pray on the field. Both sides of Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, argue that the case …

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Mar 23, 2022 / 14:26 pm Senators are continuing to press Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on the abortion issue during her confirmation hearings with questions such as, “When does life begin, in your opinion?” Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana asked Jackson — …

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 …

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Mar 3, 2022 / 16:02 pm The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) submitted an amicus brief Wednesday in support of Joseph Kennedy, a Christian who lost his job as a high school football coach for refusing to stop praying at the 50-yard line …

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Feb 25, 2022 / 09:00 am President Joe Biden announced federal appeals court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as his first nominee to the Supreme Court on Friday. In a tweet announcing the news, Biden called Jackson “one of our nation’s brightest legal minds” and said that she …

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Feb 2, 2022 / 15:10 pm The White House refused to say whether President Joe Biden’s pick for the next Supreme Court justice must be pro-abortion, during a press briefing on Tuesday. “I’m not going to outline a litmus test from here today,” White House …

by Shannon Mullen, Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 13, 2022 / 13:20 pm The Supreme Court has blocked President Joe Biden’s sweeping vaccine-or-test mandate for private sector businesses, while allowing a new federal rule to go forward that requires millions of U.S. health care workers to be fully vaccinated against …