The House of Representatives has begun debate on a bill that will overturn at least nine pro-life policies, including reinstating taxpayer-funded abortion domestically and abroad, according to Republican Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey.
House urged to reject spending bill that would overturn pro-life policies
Four bishops sign on to letter voicing concerns with Equality Act
Four U.S. bishops, chairmen of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops committees or subcommittees, have signed on to a letter voicing religious freedom concerns with the Equality Act, introduced in the House this year.
House, pro-life leaders back discharge petition on Born-Alive bill
At a news conference April 2 outside the House of Representatives, Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, and a handful of Republican colleagues announced that they would be filing a discharge petition for the embattled Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, a move that will bring the bill to the floor of the House for a vote if the petition receives signatures from a simple majority of House members.
Bishops say ‘sweeping regulations’ of Equality Act will harm society
WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a joint letter to Congress March 20, the chairmen of three committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said they oppose […]
Speaker says word games by Planned Parenthood hide reality of abortion
Alison Centofante, director of external relations at Live Action, speaks Feb. 28, 2019, during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference at National Harbor near Washington.
Freedom of Religion Act seeks to ban immigration discrimination
The Freedom of Religion Act, introduced Jan. 16 in the House of Representatives, would — if enacted in its current form — ban religious discrimination in the U.S. immigration system.
House budget bill repeals ‘Mexico City Policy’ on NGO abortion funding
The budget bill passed by the House of Representatives to try to end the partial government shutdown includes a provision to repeal the “Mexico City Policy” that prohibits U.S. funding of foreign nongovernmental organizations that perform or promote abortion.
How much time if you do the crime? New bill aims for surgical cuts
The federal government, which accounts for about 13 percent of that total, could start shaving the size of its prison populations if the First Step Act becomes law.