Obama’s parting gift to Big Abortion

New HHS regulation barring states from denying funds to Planned Parenthood takes effect two days before the inauguration of Donald Trump

The following comes from a December 16 Catholic News Agency article by Matt Hadro: States cannot keep federal grants away from Planned Parenthood clinics, the Obama administration ruled on Wednesday in a move that critics say is a “parting gift to Big Abortion.” “The Obama administration, even in its waning hours, has chosen to put Planned Parenthood’s Big Abortion … [Read more...]

Americans back Little Sisters

Poll shows overwhelming number of citizens believe government is treating the nuns unfairly

The following comes from an April 19 Catholic News Agency article: A new survey says most Americans think the Obama administration’s federal contraception mandate is unfair to the Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious groups defending themselves before the U.S. Supreme Court. About 53 percent of Americans said the process required by the government is “unfair,” … [Read more...]

FDA’s abortion pill expansion targets babies up to 10 weeks into pregnancy

No longer just for pregnancies up to 7 weeks

The following comes from a March 31 Catholic News Agency article: The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday expanded its recommended use of the abortion drug mifepristone, drawing criticism from pro-life advocates who say it is harmful for women and their unborn babies, who may now be chemically aborted up to 10 weeks into pregnancy. Mifepristone is combined with … [Read more...]

Follow the money

Why Church might have trouble resisting government policies

NETWORK today issued the following statement regarding federal funding of Catholic human needs programs: Catholic groups and members of the Obama administration have had some disagreements in recent weeks, but we at NETWORK believe that some Catholic complaints have been exaggerated or misinformed. One area of disagreement concerns the continuing level of government … [Read more...]

Gov. Brown forcing Santa Clara and Loyola to cover abortions

Reversal ‘thrills’ Planned Parenthood - pro-life legal groups fight back

The following comes from an Aug. 22 story on the website of the Cardinal Newman Society. California Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration announced today that it will force Loyola Marymount University (LMU) and Santa Clara University (SCU)—as well as any other religious nonprofit or business—to violate their deeply held beliefs and provide employees insurance coverage for … [Read more...]