Archive for: January, 2022

Republicans Want Parents’ Rights in Education to be a National Priority

Nationwide battles continue over kids in the classroom between parents, teachers and school boards, over mask mandates and curriculum. Republicans are demanding more parental rights, as they see these issues as another opening to win back Congress in November’s midterm elections. Senator Rick Scott says, “Kids need to be in school. And parents need to…Read More

Why faith-based foster care agencies need our support

Congressional Republicans are speaking out in support of faith-based foster care and adoption agencies after the Biden administration moved to make it harder for such organizations to access exemptions to federal nondiscrimination rules. In a public letter signed by more than 100 senators and representatives, including Utah Sens. Mitt Romney and Mike Lee, Republican leaders…Read More

Viewpoint: Oklahoma parents must demand more control over their kids’ education

I am the parent of two children in Edmond Public Schools, the same district where I graduated, and I have always considered myself a champion of public education. As a student, I had wonderful teachers and inquisitive classmates from all different types of backgrounds. Additionally, the public nature of our school kept us rooted in…Read More

Biden reaffirms support for abortion on anniversary of Roe v. Wade

President Joe Biden pledged to defend a so-called right to abortion and reaffirmed his commitment to the widespread availability of the procedure in a Jan. 22 statement marking the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide. “The constitutional right established in Roe v. Wade nearly 50 years ago today…Read More

Supreme Court deals another setback to abortion providers in latest decision on Texas heartbeat law

The Supreme Court rejected a request to remand Texas’ six-week abortion law back a federal district court Thursday, marking another setback for advocates who have been fighting to strike down the controversial measure. Justices Sotomayor, Kagan and Breyer dissented from the decision, which returns the issue to a state court for additional procedural determinations. The bill,…Read More

A Majority of Americans Support Legal Limits on Abortion, and Oppose Taxpayer Funding

A new Knights of Columbus/Marist Poll released today shows that 71% of Americans support legal limits on abortion. This survey, conducted by the Marist Poll and commissioned annually by the Knights of Columbus for more than a decade, found that a majority of Americans — 54% — oppose taxpayer funding of abortion, and 81% of…Read More

Join Us Saturday for the First Annual OK March for Life!

The event is open to families, parish groups, students, young adults and seniors, and will be child-friendly. Tickets and reservations are not required. “This is an exciting milestone for the state and the Catholic Church in Oklahoma. It will be a time to come together with other faiths to celebrate life and show our support…Read More

The 49th Annual March for Life & its Theme “Equality Begins in the Womb” | EWTN News Nighlty

People from across the nation are gathering in Washington DC to celebrate the 49th March for Life this Friday. Marchers peacefully advocate for the right to life while marching from the National Mall to the steps of the Supreme Court. The March for Life is the largest human rights demonstration in the world. This year’s…Read More