Republican Reps. Chris Smith of New Jersey and Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington introduced the new legislation.
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Children are often exposed to radioactive minerals, injuries and deadly and painful diseases as they work to extract the valuable ore.
“While these tests can help parents prepare for the arrival of their child, we are concerned that they could be a predatory financial windfall for manufacturers and directly result in the termination of innocent human life,” said lawmakers in a letter to the FDA's acting commissioner.
Bishop Avenya charged the Nigerian government for failing to protect Christians in the Middle Belt.
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.