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EDITORIAL: Pope Francis said in 2015, when asked if politics is martyrdom, ‘Yes. It is a kind of martyrdom. But it is a daily martyrdom: seeking the common good without letting yourself be corrupted.’
The new Democratic-controlled House of Representatives immediately passed pro-abortion legislation.
Drawing from the Catholic principle of subsidiarity, the outgoing speaker of the House says breaking the cycle of dependency requires the federal government to support customized solutions developed at the local level.
The 2010 decision to allow abortion funding through the Affordable Care Act continues to sow deep division between congressional Republicans and Democrats.
Despite holding pro-life majorities in the House and Senate — and a pro-life president in the White House — some important pro-life priorities are languishing in Congress.
‘This bill would not only save 20,000 lives every year, but would educate the public on the humanity of the unborn person.’
Both current Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and challenger Tim Ryan profess to be faithfully Catholic but also support legalized abortion.
In November, the U.S. Senate will take up the House reconciliation bill that would strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding while it is under investigation by Congress.
While few people in the pro-life movement view a shutdown as a realistic path to defunding after the House declined yesterday to pursue that avenue, other options remain on the table.