Bishops ask faithful to flood Congress with calls for Conscience Protection Act

“Increasing and fierce attacks on conscience rights regarding abortion cry out for an immediate remedy,” said the statement issued on behalf of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued a statement asking people to pray, call, and write to their Congressional representatives to urge the inclusion of the Conscience Protection Act in the government’s upcoming funding bill. The statement, issued by Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, chair of the conference’s pro-life committee, and Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of … [Read more...]

CA bishops: Urge Congress to enact the Conscience Protection Act

Legislation would clarify federal law and ensure that those who provide health care and health coverage can do so without being forced by government to help destroy innocent unborn children

Now is the time to contact your members of Congress and advocate for the protection of life and freedom of conscience.  The Conscience Protection Act of 2017 (H.R. 644) has been included in appropriations legislation that must pass this year to keep the government operating. The Conscience Protection Act is common-sense legislation that will clarify federal law and ensure that … [Read more...]