Culture of Death

Abortion, Vaccines, and Moral Imagination

By Mark Perkins, Public Discourse, April 13, 2021 Scholars who advocate receiving the vaccinations for COVID-19 should not minimize or brush aside concerns that those vaccines were produced with the help of abortion. Facing the problem more fully should not rule out vaccination, but it will... read more

GOP Lawmakers Aim to Force Vote on Bill to ‘End Infanticide’

By Virginia Allen, Daily Signal, April 13, 2021 Three Republican members of Congress are taking action to force a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, a bill that would require a baby born alive after an attempted abortion to receive the same level of medical care as a... read more

Church in Malta concerned over push to legalize marijuana

The Secretariat for Catholic Education and the Church Schools Association, together with other organizations, including Caritas Malta, express concern over the possible legalization of the production, commercialization and use of cannabis. By Lisa Zengarini, Vatican News, April 9, 2021 The... read more

New Mexico legalizes assisted suicide

Epoch Times, April 9, 2021 New Mexico’s governor on Thursday signed a bill legalizing assisted suicide in the state. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) signed the “Elizabeth Whitefield End of Life Options Act,” named for a late state district court judge who died of cancer in 2018, and... read more

115 Abortion Clinics in 26 States Caught Employing Unlicensed, Unqualified and Untrained Staff

LifeNews, March 26, 2021 At least 115 abortion facilities in at least 26 U.S. states are employing unlicensed, unqualified or untrained staff to provide abortion care, a report by Americans United for Life has found. Reported state violations included: the failure to perform background... read more

Biden Signs Executive Order Allowing the U.S. to Fund Global Abortions

By Alexandra Desanctis, National Review, January 28, 202 President Biden signed an executive order Thursday afternoon reversing the Mexico City policy, permitting U.S. aid money once again to fund groups that provide or promote abortion around the globe. The policy was first put in place by... read more

Second Massachusetts city to recognize polyamorous relationships

Boston, Mass., Mar 20, 2021 / 06:01 am MT (CNA).- Cambridge, Massachusetts has redefined domestic partnerships to give relationships involving more than two people the same rights as a married couple. Home to Harvard University, Cambridge is the second city in the state, after its neighbor... read more

Joe Biden’s Transgender Agenda Encounters a Backlash From America

From Sen. Rand Paul’s grilling of Rachel Levine to a litany of state bills to protect girls’ sports from unfair competition and gender-confused children from dangerous drugs and surgeries, the ‘gender wars’ continue to heat up. By Celeste Montgomery, National Catholic Register, March... read more

Joe Biden Collides with Catholic Bishops over Equality Act

President Joe Biden urged Congress Friday to “swiftly pass” the Equality Act, setting him squarely on a collision course with the U.S. Catholic Bishops. “Full equality has been denied to LGBTQ+ Americans and their families for far too long,” Biden said in a statement. “Despite the... read more

Why this South Carolina Democrat bucked his party and voted for the ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban

Catholic News Agency, February 18, 2021 Only two South Carolina House Democrats voted to ban on most abortions in the state on Wednesday, and one of them explained that his “consistent” view on the right to life helped him overcome reservations about the legislation. Rep. Russell Ott (D)... read more

Catholic doctor calls for independent inquiry into DNR notices for COVID-19 patients with learning disabilities

CNA Staff, February 14, 2021 A Catholic doctor called on Sunday for an independent inquiry into reports that COVID-19 patients with learning disabilities have been given “do not resuscitate” notices during the second wave of the virus in the U.K. Fr. Patrick Pullicino, a neurologist who... read more

The Disappearing Babies