Category Archive for: Congress

Opinion: Biden Administration Declares ‘Open Season’ on Religious Hospitals That Object to Gender Transitions

In 2016, the Obama administration’s Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule that would have forced doctors across the country to assist in transitioning patients out of their biological sex, regardless of a provider’s medical opinion or conscience objections. “A provider specializing in gynecological services that previously declined to provide a medically necessary…Read More

House passes bill codifying same-sex marriage with significant GOP support

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill that would codify same-sex marriage into federal law on Tuesday, with large numbers of Republican lawmakers joining all Democrats in supporting the legislation. Forty-seven Republicans joined all Democrats in voting for the bill, named the Respect for Marriage Act, after House GOP leadership announced that it would…Read More

Biden on ‘path that leads to death’: Catholic bishop on abortion order

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore has joined other Catholic bishops in calling for a change in the United States’s abortion policy, saying President Joe Biden is on a “path that leads to death and destruction.” Biden signed an executive order Friday that directs Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to outline federal protection of…Read More

Rep. Chris Smith ‘hopeful’ fetal tissue research at University of Pittsburgh will be investigated

Representative Chris Smith [R-NJ] says he is hopeful that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will investigate the University of Pittsburgh’s fetal tissue research. Smith and 88 other members of Congress sent a letter May 24 to the department’s inspector general that raised concerns about possible federal law violations. “We request that the…Read More

Senate rejects massive abortion bill

A Democratic-led bill to guarantee abortion access nationwide failed to advance in the Senate Wednesday in a show vote designed to draw sharp political lines ahead of the midterm elections. Vice President Kamala Harris presided over the vote on the Women’s Health Protection Act. It needed 60 votes to advance, but died in a 51…Read More

Catholic Florida Governor Signs Pro-Life Bill into Law on Holy Thursday

lorida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a 15 week abortion ban into law on Holy Thursday. EWTN News Contributor Catherine Hadro was present and joins to share why this was a significant move for the Sunshine State. State Representative Erin Grall stated, “It’s really an incredible day, an incredible moment.” The Catholic Governor of Florida signed…Read More