Culture War

Supreme Court to Review Mississippi Law Limiting Abortion Rights

High court will take up state appeal seeking to ban the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy, giving justices opportunity to revisit Roe v. Wade By Brent Kendall and Jess Bravin, Wall Street Journal, May 17, 2021 WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court said it would consider the legality of a... read more

Biden Overturns Trump Rule Protecting Doctors From Being Forced to Kill Babies in Abortions

By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, May 10, 2021 In June 2020, President Donald Trump issued a pro-life rule that will protect pro-life Americans and help save babies from abortion. His administration implemented a rule to block the effects of a dangerous Obamacare provision that could be used to... read more

FDA Lifts Restriction on Remote Prescriptions of Abortion Drugs

Biden admin uses COVID to lift federal prohibition on telemedicine abortions Graham Piro, Washington Free Beacon, April 13, 2021 The Biden administration cited the coronavirus pandemic to give the green light to at-home, self-administered abortions on Monday. The FDA said it will allow... 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

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

Spain’s bishops decry decision to legalize euthanasia

By Inés San Martín, Crux, March 19, 2021 ROME – Spain’s Catholic bishops have condemned the legalization of euthanasia in the country on Thursday. The country’s parliament approved the law 202 to 141 vote on Thursday, and it will go into effect in three months. “This is a moment... read more

Testimony of Mary Hasson on the Equality Act

Published in Senate Judiciary Committee on March 17, 2021 BY MARY RICE HASSON EPPC Kate O’Beirne Fellow Mary Rice Hasson delivered the following testimony at a Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on the Equality Act on March 17, 2021. Download a PDF file of this testimony here; view a video... 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

Cardinal Müller decries the Great Reset

The cardinal warned that the goal of this newly merging force – the collaboration between big capitalist entities with China – is ‘absolute control of thought, speech and action.’ Maicke Hickson Blog February 5, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) – Cardinal Gerhard Müller, prefect emeritus of... read more

In Facebook Post, JPII Institute Defends Biden’s Abortion Record

Some readers questioned why the Institute was praising Biden, who is a strong supporter of legal abortion, in sharp contrast with Catholic teaching. By Andrea Gagliarducci/CAN/January 29, 2021 ROME — The John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences... read more

Abortion Activists Come Unhinged Over Bus Ad With Baby Saying “Take My Hand, Not My Life”

By Micaiah Bilger, LifeNews, January 27, 2021 What should be an uncontroversial pro-life ad on buses in Canada is making abortion activists angry. The ad, sponsored by Sudbury Right to Life, displays the message, “Take my hand, not my life,” and shows a baby reaching for a parent’s... read more

Chaos at the Capitol