Abortion, Hyde Amendment

House Republicans push to keep Hyde Amendment in funding bills

Catholic News Agency, April 9, 2021 Republican members of the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday warned against allowing taxpayer-funded abortion in fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills. The members urged the continued inclusion of pro-life policies in forthcoming budget bills -... read more

Catholic teaching on Communion applies to politicians who support abortion, too, Bishop Olmsted says

Catholic News Agency, Phoenix, Ariz., April 6, 2021 Catholic teaching sees the Eucharist as Christ’s transformative sacrifice on the cross and this Holy Communion must only be received worthily. This teaching is not partisan, but it certainly applies to political leaders who back abortion and... read more

Biden Aims to Restore Planned Parenthood’s Title X Funding

By Alexandra Desanctis, National Review, March 22, 202 The Biden administration will undo the ‘Protect Life’ rule, which prevents abortion providers from obtaining federal money through the Title X family-planning program. When Senate Democrats voted last week to confirm Xavier Becerra... read more

Joe Biden Will Force Americans to Give $60 Million More to Planned Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko, LifeSite News, March 20, 2021 As the Biden-Harris administration telegraphed its first weeks in office, “The Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that it plans to write new rules for the Title X federal family planning program, effectively undoing... read more

The Equality Act: Anti-Woman, Anti-Catholic

By Anne Hendershott, Crisis, March 1, 2021 While faithful Catholics are grateful for the statement last week from five of our bishops on the threats posed by the Equality Act, it is a bit too little and much too late. For more than two years, Crisis Magazine has been sounding the alarm about... read more

Archbishop Naumann: Biden’s Self-Contradictory Catholicism on Abortion Deserves Correction

Archbishop Naumann’s interview comes just weeks after Biden became the second Catholic to serve as U.S. president, with administration officials making a point to emphasize his Mass attendance. Catholic News Agency, February 17, 2021 WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s long... read more

SF Archbishop scolds Pelosi for attack on anti-abortion voters: She ‘does not speak for the Catholic Church’

Pelosi had said anti-abortion voters were 'willing to sell the whole democracy down the river.' By Adam Shaw, Fox News, January 22, 2021 The Roman Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco issued a scathing statement Thursday in which he accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of impugning the motives... read more

Abortion Activists Attack Church, Harass Pro-Life People Mourning Babies Killed in Abortion

By Micaiah Bilger, January 22, 2021 Ohio police had to forcibly remove abortion activists from a pro-life mass Friday morning in Columbus where families with young children gathered to pray for unborn babies. The Columbus Dispatch reports about eight abortion activists disrupted the Respect... read more

Joe Biden Celebrates Roe vs. Wade Decision That Has Killed 62 Million Babies in Abortions

Steven Ertelt, LifeSiteNews, January 22, 2021 Joe Biden today released a statement celebrating the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision that has resulted in killing 62 million babies abortions. The decision, handed down on January 22, 1973, overturned pro-life laws offering protection for... read more

Biden Presidential Inaugural Committee Facilitates Donations to Planned Parenthood

On the donation page for the Field of Flags, among the 95 groups listed as “partners” of the committee is the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. By Matt Hadro/CNA, January 19, 2021 WASHINGTON — The Presidential Inaugural Committee is facilitating donations to Planned Parenthood,... read more

States Push Both Pro-Life and Abortion Expansion Measures in 2021

With a Democrat-controlled Congress and presidency, the pro-life movement will likely focus more on state level legislation even as abortion lobbyists continue their own push to codify Roe v. Wade. By Lauretta Brown, National Catholic Register, January 18, 2021 WASHINGTON — With a new 6-3... read more