Under the measure, pregnant women would have the right to choose either form of burial as well as select the location, but may choose not to exercise that right.
The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty represents a coalition of doctors and hospitals – including Catholic doctors and groups –opposed to the mandate.
The state’s bishops released a statement on Tuesday afternoon before the verdict was announced, asking for civility, prayer and justice, and calling for an end to racism.
In a recent op-ed, CEO of Planned Parenthood Alexis McGill Johnson addressed Sanger’s historic association with white supremist groups and eugenicists, acknowledging that the organization has failed to fully grapple with Sanger’s beliefs.
The Missionaries of the Divine Word, which is based in Chicago, say they are in the process of compiling a list, while the Passionists told the Sun-Times they are “considering” publishing a list.
An article published April 15 in the journal Cell described how scientists took a blastocyst from a macaque and added human cells.
U.S. efforts to tamp down migration to the southern border by strengthening Central American countries will have to overcome corruption and bad governance.
Four of the invited speakers will discuss the possibility of extraterrestrial life from their respective fields of study - astrophysics, astrochemistry, evolutionary biology, and Catholic theology.