Category Archive for: justice

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

OEA Official Decries Parent Involvement In Schools

A top official at the Oklahoma Education Association (OEA), the state’s largest teachers’ union, recently decried growing parental involvement in public schools and said the union will work to counter parent voices during this year’s state legislative session. In a transcribed interview posted on the OEA website, Ivy Riggs, the union’s associate executive director for…Read More

Senators Inhofe, Lankford comment on blocked voting bill

Oklahoma Senators Jim Inhofe and James Lankford both voted against a voting bill proposed by Democrats on Wednesday. This is the fifth time the Senate has tried passing this piece of voting legislation. Read Senator Inhofe’s statement below: “This election takeover legislation the Democrats are deceptively passing off as voting rights legislation is really just…Read More

Pro-Life Fervor Spreads through States

Pro-life lawmakers in a growing number of states are calling for laws similar to Texas’ Heartbeat Law. “Bills with language similar or identical to the Texas law have been introduced in Alabama, Florida, Missouri and Ohio so far this year,” noted the liberal publication The Hill. “Most of the measures allow plaintiffs to seek monetary…Read More

Catholics Urged to Contact Florida Lawmakers To Ban Abortions

Florida lawmakers have proposed two bills that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks. “[State] Rep. Erin Grall (R–Indian River & St. Lucie Counties) and state Senator Kelli Stargel (R–Lake & Polk Counties) simultaneously filed bills that will effectively outlaw the vast majority of abortions that take place here in Florida after 15 weeks gestation,”…Read More