Louisiana abortion law’s author denounces Supreme Court decision

Louisiana abortion law’s author denounces Supreme Court decision

CNA—Lawmakers, legal scholars, and pro-life leaders all criticized a Supreme Court ruling on Monday that overturned state safety regulations for abortion clinics in Louisiana. State Sen. Katrina Jackson (D), who authored the bipartisan Louisiana law requiring that abortion clinics be held to the same standards as surgical centers, said she was “disappointed” that the court…

As Alabama Case Closes and Georgia Case Gets Started, Justice Thomas Tears Into Abortion Precedent

As Alabama Case Closes and Georgia Case Gets Started, Justice Thomas Tears Into Abortion Precedent

Daily Report, Law.com—“This case serves as a stark reminder that our abortion jurisprudence has spiraled out of control,” Justice Clarence Thomas said. “Although this case does not present the opportunity to address our demonstrably erroneous ‘undue burden’ standard, we cannot continue blinking the reality of what this Court has wrought.” On the same day that abortion-rights advocates…

Heartbeat Bills Gaining Momentum, Could They Prompt Overturn Roe vs Wade?

Heartbeat Bills Gaining Momentum, Could They Prompt Overturn Roe vs Wade?

With a new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, several states this year have seized on the opportunity to advance pro-life legislation aiming to overturn Roe v. Wade. One type of pro-life legislation in particular is increasingly gaining momentum on the state level—heartbeat bills which ban abortion from the moment an unborn child’s heartbeat can…

March For Life: FIND A MARCH FOR LIFE (or Vigil) NEAR YOU

March For Life: FIND A MARCH FOR LIFE (or Vigil) NEAR YOU

January 22 marks the 46th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision known as Roe vs. Wade that made it the law of the land in the United States that abortion on demand was legal in every state.  Prior to this, each state established its own laws on the matter.  Not heard on the mainstream…

Judge rules Oakland ‘bubble law’ constitutional, pro-life lawyers plan to appeal

Judge rules Oakland ‘bubble law’ constitutional, pro-life lawyers plan to appeal

as reported in CalCatholic and Life Legal Defense Foundation: Attorneys for Rev. Walter Hoye say they will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that Oakland’s so-called ‘bubble ordinance’ does not violate the U.S. constitution. An attorney for Life Legal Defense Foundation said Hoye’s lawyers would ask the court to block enforcement of the ordinance pending appeal…

Michael Cardinal von Faulhaber: An Man of Extrodinary Courage and Role Model for Our Times

Michael Cardinal von Faulhaber: An Man of Extrodinary Courage and Role Model for Our Times

By Father Joseph Shea A couple of weeks ago, two of my priest friends and I went to see the new movie, Valkyrie, starring Tom Cruise.  The movie presents the true life story about a large-scale conspiracy within the German army to assassinate Adolf Hitler.  The heroic German Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg led the coup. …

Sen. Brownback on Senate Floor, March for Life 2009

Sen. Brownback on Senate Floor, March for Life 2009

CLICK HERE TO SEE Senator Brownback’s short address to the U.S. Senate floor on the morning of January 22, 2009, the same day that the March for Life took place at the nation’s capital, remembering the unborn on the 36th Anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in our…

DID YOU KNOW ABOUT THE WHOPPING NUMBER WHO PARTICIPATED IN 2009 MARCH FOR LIFE IN D.C. YESTERDAY?

DID YOU KNOW ABOUT THE WHOPPING NUMBER WHO PARTICIPATED IN 2009 MARCH FOR LIFE IN D.C. YESTERDAY?

Washington, D.C.—Estimates of between 150,000 to more than 250,000 — nearly a quarter of a million — college students, young adults, parents, business professionals, bishops, priests, U.S. Congressmen and women, and national pro-ife leaders converged on the nation’s capital for the 36th annual March For Life on Thursday, January 22, 2009. The March for Life…

A Commitment to Courage and Love in the New Year

A Commitment to Courage and Love in the New Year

I would like you to join me in a different kind of commitment for next year.  This is the kind of commitment that will cost us something for sure, but the reward is great.  In the coming year let’s make every effort to acknowledge Christ before others and defend (as well as follow!) in a…

Invitation for Catholic Business Professionals:  Will You Participate in Nationwide 40 Days of Prayer and Fasting for Life?

Invitation for Catholic Business Professionals: Will You Participate in Nationwide 40 Days of Prayer and Fasting for Life?

There’s something more powerful than political rhetoric blowing across the nation these days, and it may just have a greater impact on our culture than one might at first imagine. What is it?  Prayer. Simple, strategic, committed prayer, organized by local citizens in more than 170 locations, in 45 states — from Alabama and Massachusetts,…