Federal judge blocks transgender, abortion-related Obamacare provisions

A federal judge in Texas on Saturday issued a court order barring enforcement of an Obama administration policy seeking to extend anti-discrimination protections under the Affordable Care Act to transgender health and abortion-related services. The decision sides with Texas, seven

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2017-01-01T19:04:42-08:00January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , |16 Comments

Medicaid funding to end for Planned Parenthood in Texas

The following comes from a December 20 New York Times article by Christopher Mele: In a critical step in a longstanding fight, Texas formally said on Tuesday that it was ending Medicaid funding of Planned Parenthood, a move the group

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2016-12-26T08:23:16-08:00December 26th, 2016|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Catholic Anthony Kennedy swing vote to kill Texas abortion safety law

The following comes from a June 27 story on the site of the Catholic News Agency. Editor: Kennedy was seen at Sunday Mass in July 2015 at the strongly pro-life parish, Our Lady of the Rosary in San Diego. Kennedy

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2016-06-27T10:29:40-08:00June 27th, 2016|Categories: Other News|Tags: , |74 Comments

May 2016: major choral event in Dallas

The following comes from a January 18 CC Watershed blog post by Dr. Alfred Calabrese, music director at Saint Rita Catholic Church. Dr. Calabrese is also the conductor for A Rose in Winter: The life of Saint Rita of Cascia. A Rose in Winter: The

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2016-03-08T14:21:12-08:00March 8th, 2016|Categories: Spirituality and Faith|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Unborn babies’ organs are ‘cute’, says abortionist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tgez97aG74 The following comes from an October 27 LifeSiteNews article by Ben Johnson: AUSTIN, Texas - Abortion workers sometimes like to look at the dissected body parts of the babies they have aborted, because their organs are "cute," an abortionist

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Nancy Pelosi: ‘Aren’t we all proud of Cecile Richards?’

The following comes from an October 20 LifeSite News article by Ben Johnson: House Minority Leader Pelosi held up Cecile Richards as a role model during a question-and-answer session with the Texas Tribune, a "progressive" publication in the conservative state.

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Fewer than 10 Texas abortion clinics to remain open

The following comes from a June 9 Texas Tribune article by Alexa Ura: In a blow to the state's abortion providers, federal appeals judges on Tuesday upheld a state law requiring nearly all Texas facilities that perform the procedure to

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