She’s proud of Obamacare

Once criticized by Church leaders for her role in passage of pro-abortion healthcare law, Sister Carol Keehan says she has been vindicated

Sister Carol Keehan, widely considered one of the foremost champions for universal access to healthcare, is stepping down as president of the Catholic Health Association (CHA) in June 2019. In 2010, when President Barack Obama signed into law the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Keehan was one of the 21 recipients of the pens he used. Her involvement in the process would go on to … [Read more...]

How to get them to go through with an abortion anyway

UCSF trains medical students how to pressure religious women to get abortions

The University of California-San Francisco, which focuses on health sciences, offers an “Early Abortion Training Workbook” with the innocuously named chapter “Pregnancy Option Counseling Techniques.” It’s part of the taxpayer-funded university’s Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, which brags that it has pioneered “new forms of abortion,” expanded the “abortion care … [Read more...]

Assisted suicide is not healthcare

Bishop Kevin Vann reflects on court ruling overturning California's euthanasia law

Recently, a Superior Court judge in Riverside County issued a ruling overturning California’s assisted-suicide law. As expected, the ruling has been challenged. Still, I am grateful because it offers us an opportunity to revisit important questions about what constitutes healthcare – especially at the end of life – and about good governance. Acknowledging the strong emotions … [Read more...]