Whatever the Supreme Court decides about HB 2, we can all agree that Texas is the testing ground for new abortion laws in the United States. And we who live here aren’t proud of it.
At the California ProLife Legislative Banquet last week, Assemblywoman Shannon Grove told a roomful of advocates, activists, and clergy that “God has His hold on California.”
Alabama legislators have pushed forward a bill that will make reproductive care harder to access while perpetuating erroneous and harmful stereotypes about providers.
The ACLU says that the government hasn’t responded for six months to its requests for documentation about how often Catholic-run charities deny immigrant minors access to reproductive health services.
While physically taking X-Acto knives to textbooks is extreme and rare, the struggle to mandate what these texts do and do not teach children is not rare in the slightest—and it can manifest in ways that are far more insidious than ripping pages out of a book.
The two-week meeting in the Vatican inspired optimism about the Catholic Church’s future teachings, but in the end, it was “much ado about nothing.”
Amendment 67 flies in the face of all my Catholic values. By banning birth control, abortion, and in vitro fertilization, this dangerous measure would prevent women from following their consciences when making critical moral decisions.
Colorado’s bishops, speaking through the Colorado Catholic Conference, say they’ve taken a “neutral” stance on Colorado’s “personhood” amendment. But they’ve backed church activity supporting the amendment and are criticizing a campaign against the measure by Catholics for Choice, which claims the bishops have tacitly backed Amendment 67.
As teachers across the country rejoice that the school year is over, Catholic school educators in a handful of areas are having to decide whether to sign employment contracts affirming their wholehearted belief in Catholic precepts.
Although many local chapters of the Knights of Columbus, which is well over a century old, still devote themselves to aiding the indigent and disabled, a new report published by Catholics for Choice reveals how for the past two decades, the bulk of the organization’s fundraising and activism have gone to bolster anti-abortion and anti-marriage equality initiatives.