The pro-life law that was killed in California

Richard Doerflinger warns Obama administration’s interpretation of Weldon amendment may have a “frightening consequences”

The following comes from a July 9 Angelus post: Churches and other organizations in California will be forced to buy insurance plans that cover abortions due to the Obama administration’s clear misinterpretation of a pro-life law, said prominent pro-life thinker Richard Doerflinger. In an essay, Doerflinger argued that the Obama administration “effectively overturned” the … [Read more...]

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Two kinds of graduation speeches

Young people to tell others how to run their lives

The following comes from a May 31 story by Father James Schall, S.J. on Mercatornet.com. The economist Thomas Sowell recently gave a brief reflection on the general tenor of commencement speeches in our major universities. Most addresses left much to be desired. Sowell found two general types of graduation speeches. The first type is “shameless self-advertising by people in … [Read more...]

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Obama cites Scripture

To defend transgender bathroom policy

The following comes from a June 2 story on LifeSiteNews. At a town hall meeting that aired on public television last night, Barack Obama said instructing public schools to allow teenage boys to shower and spend the night in the same hotel rooms as biological females was just following the Golden Rule. “Mr. President, I am a strong believer in equal rights for everyone,” … [Read more...]

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US bishops react to Obama Administration’s transgender bathroom mandate

Call it 'deeply disturbing'

The following comes from a May 16 United States Conference of Catholic Bishops news release: WASHINGTON—Two Committee chairmen of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued the following statement in response to guidance issued May 13 by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education entitled "Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender … [Read more...]

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Obama officials warn states about cutting Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood

Abortion giant president Cecile Richards: this will "jeopardize care for more than half a million people"

The following comes from an April 19 Washington Post article by Lena H. Sun: The Obama administration on Tuesday warned officials in all 50 states that actions to end Medicaid funding of Planned Parenthood may be out of compliance with federal law. Ten states have taken action or recently passed legislation to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood … [Read more...]

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No more abstinence-only education?

President Obama proposes eliminating funding for program in fiscal year 2017 budget

The following comes from a February 19 Christian Post article by Leonardo Blair: President Barack Obama has proposed the elimination of funding for abstinence-only education programs run by the Department of Health and Human Services and increasing funding for other programs. The proposed elimination of funding for the abstinence-only programs are among several cuts … [Read more...]

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Could it soon be illegal for doctors to believe in male and female?

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says proposed rule is aimed at banning discrimination against transgendered people

The following comes from a February 3 Catholic News Agency article by Loredana Vuoto: A current proposal by a federal agency has raised concerns that doctors may be punished for believing that there are only two genders, rooted in biological sex. The proposed rule, issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, says that it is aimed at banning discrimination … [Read more...]

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