Congress

July 2, 2013

Archbishop: Senate Bill Helps Migrants Come ‘Into the Light’

The Senate passed the immigration-reform bill to allow the estimated 11 million illegal residents of the U.S. to obtain provisional immigrant status if they meet certain conditions.

June 11, 2013

Women’s Caucus to Connect Pro-Life Lawmakers Nationwide

The creation of the caucus was announced by the Susan B. Anthony List, an organization that supports pro-life women in pursuing political office

June 7, 2013

New Pro-Life Coalition Aims to ‘Stop the Gosnells’

‘Stop the Gosnells’ is a group of national pro-life organizations dedicated to exposing the atrocities of the abortion industry and demanding that Congress take action.

May 22, 2013

Supreme Court Could Give Landmark Ruling on Public Prayer

Alliance Defending Freedom will support the town of Greece on the historic practice of seeking Divine guidance at public meetings.

May 21, 2013

Congressman Moves to Halt Late-Term Abortions Nationwide

After the Kermit Gosnell case, even pro-abortion-rights leaders admit that a limit to late-term abortion is worth discussing.

May 14, 2013

Justice Ginsburg Calls ‘Roe’ a Disappointing Decision

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg noted that, in the 40 years since ‘Roe v. Wade,’ pro-life advocates have successfully introduced restrictions on abortion access in many states.

March 22, 2013

U.S. Help for Jailed Iran Pastor ‘Woefully’ Inept, Congressmen Charge

Six members of Congress urged the State Department to use the full resources of the U.S. government to free the Christian pastor.

March 19, 2013

Congressional Delegates Praise Pope’s Loving Example

Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., led a group of representatives to the Vatican for the inaugural Mass.

February 26, 2013

Pro-Life Groups Urge Grassroots ‘Call to Conscience’

Initiative asks Congress to include conscience protection in essential legislation in response to the HHS mandate.

December 27, 2012

Abortion Expansion in Defense Bill Gets Troubling Support From Pro-Life Senators

Pro-life advocates worry that the November elections might have resulted in a weakening of congressional pro-life sentiment.

November 23, 2012

A More Catholic Capitol Hill

The largest-ever Catholic contingent is one of the major features of the most religiously diverse Congress in U.S. history.

August 11, 2012

Paul Ryan, Catholic Who Looks to Church's Social Teaching, Tapped as Romney Running Mate

Wisconsin congressman cheered by some as strong pro-lifer, criticized by others as wanting to reduce deficit ‘on the backs of the poor.’

July 24, 2012

Catholic Business Owners Seek Injunction to Halt HHS Mandate Compliance

Churches exempt, ministries in question, but this lawsuit asks: what about individual conscientious objectors?

July 19, 2012

'Breakthrough' Effort to Secure Conscience Rights in HHS Mandate Fight

U.S. bishops welcome inclusion of conscience provisions in a House subcommittee appropriations bill for Health and Human Services funding.

July 19, 2012

Get Out the (Catholic) Vote

Groups stress the difference the swing vote bloc could make by voting its collective conscience.

July 16, 2012

Chen Guangcheng's Escape Marks New Era of Outrage Against Forced Abortions in China

Researcher charges that the U.N. Population Fund, a partner in the Gates Foundation birth-control campaign, ‘is directly responsible for forced abortions … in China.’

July 5, 2012

Robert Muise Extends His Marine Corps Oath to Law Practice

Fortnight for Freedom Profile: 'I swore to defend America against all enemies, foreign and domestic,' says founder of American Freedom Law Center.

June 29, 2012

Supreme Court Upholds Health-Care Law, Stage Set for First Amendment Showdown

Although the court ruled on the constitutionality of Obamacare, it left the door open to those pursuing the right to religious freedom.

June 29, 2012

What the Court Said About Obamacare

COMMENTARY

June 27, 2012

Vouchers Help Catholic Schools Survive

Poll shows 56% in support of government assistance. Programs expanding, helping to keep parochial schools afloat.

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