Pro-choice till nine months, no exceptions

Jeff Denham has been running an unusual ad against his opponent

California Congressman Jeff Denham, CD -10, has been running a 30-second TV ad with a very unusually strong pro-life, anti-abortion message against his extremely pro-abortion, heavily-funded, Democratic Party opponent, Josh Harder. Both men are running in the 10th Congressional District. In the ad, Denham states that Harder has "San Francisco" values that have no place in … [Read more...]

Trump proclaims November as National Adoption Month

“Adoption affirms the inherent value of human life and signals that every child ‑‑ born or unborn ‑‑ is wanted and loved,” read the president’s proclamation

President Donald Trump issued a presidential proclamation Oct. 31 declaring November 2018 to be “National Adoption Month.” The president called adoption a “life-changing act” and a “blessing for all involved.”In addition to assisting families who seek to adopt, Trump said, “we must also encourage all Americans to recognize that adoption is a powerful way to show women they are … [Read more...]

Abortion and Congress – what will local Catholics and Evangelicals do?

49th District hangs in balance between pro-life Harkey and pro-abortion Levin

The following comes from an August 9 press release Planned Parenthood Action Fund today endorsed Mike Levin for Congress in California’s 49th District. “Voters face a stark choice in California’s 49th District this November. On one side, you have Diane Harkey, an unyielding opponent of a woman’s right to reproductive freedom. …., Mike Levin is a stalwart champion of … [Read more...]

Critics want Gov. Brown to veto bill requiring abortion drugs at campus health centers

Measure mandating that all student health centers at University of California and CalState campuses provide abortion drugs passed state Senate on Aug 30 and now heads to the governors desk

California Gov. Jerry Brown should veto a bill that mandates abortion drugs at state university campus health centers, said pro-life advocates, citing both financial and ethical objections.   “California politicians put the interests of the abortion industry ahead of the needs of both students and the colleges and universities with this shortsighted vote today,” Kristan … [Read more...]

“The good news is the AMA did not change their position”

At June 11 meeting, American Medical Association’s House of Delegates rejects report recommending that the association continue its opposition to physician-assisted suicide

The American Medical Association voted this week to return to committee a report recommending continued opposition to physician assisted suicide - a move that commentators have called a missed opportunity to stand up for the value of human life. “For more than two decades the nation’s most prominent and largest association of physicians vocally opposed physician-assisted … [Read more...]

Trump named keynote speaker at pro-life gala

Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B. Anthony List: “President Donald Trump is governing as the most pro-life president in our nation’s history"

This afternoon the national pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List announced that President Donald J. Trump will speak at the organization’s eleventh annual Campaign for Life Gala. The event will take place Tuesday, May 22 at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President, will receive SBA List’s 2018 Distinguished Leader … [Read more...]

Thomas Aquinas College students picket Planned Parenthood event

Outside Planned Parenthood Central Coast annual gala in Goleta students from TAC held up signs against abortion

Planned Parenthood Central Coast members and their supporters filled the grand ballroom at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara  Saturday night for their annual event. It was called the Birds and Bees bash. An outside reception area was full of silent auction items, a table full of materials about the organization, a photo booth for creative group shots and a table full of materials … [Read more...]

“Life is winning in America”

Vice President Mike Pence tells estimated crowd of 1,300 at 13th annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast: "The Catholic community in America has made an enormous difference in the life of this nation"

United States Vice President Mike Pence exhorted those in attendance at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday to continue to be a “voice for the voiceless,” after proclaiming that “life is winning” in the nation. “Life is winning in America. Life is winning through the steady advance of science that continues to illuminate more and more when life begins,”  Pence … [Read more...]

Bishop Soto leads eucharistic procession to state Capitol

The journey was a public witness to end abortion

Bishop Jaime Soto presided at the 5 p.m. Mass on Sunday, April 30 in the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in downtown Sacramento, followed by a eucharistic procession around the state Capitol in a journey of prayer and public witness to end abortion. Carried in the procession was an actual 4’ X 6’ authentic replica (Missionary Image) of the original Miraculous Image of Our … [Read more...]

Planned Parenthood opponents outnumbered but victorious in CA

"A battle waged in enemy territory" California Catholic Exclusive. Demonstrations were held in front of Planned Parenthood locations across the country on Saturday, February 11. In most places, those supporting a funding ban on the abortion chain (organized under the hashtag #defundPP) were in the majority, but in the one-party Democratic/Planned … [Read more...]