Justices Debate Dobbs v Jackson Case with Questions from Conception to Viability

The oral arguments in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization presented a variety of issues for the justices to debate. The justices’ questions ranged from asking when life begins to why viability would be the most appropriate legal standard. President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, Ryan Anderson, joins to share his reaction to…Read More

Catholic Loyola Marymount University to Host Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood

Loyola Marymount University, a Roman Catholic institution in California is hosting a fundraiser where the proceeds go to Planned Parenthood. In protest of the decision, pro-life supporters drafted a petition to send to the university’s president. It asked him to cancel the event because Planned Parenthood is the largest abortion provider in the nation and…Read More

Reactions to State of Oklahoma’s execution of John Grant by lethal injection, the first since 2015

The Rev. Paul S. Coakley, archbishop of Oklahoma City, issued the following statement, sharply criticizing Gov. Kevin Stitt and Attorney General John O’Connor for hurrying to resume executions. “The unnecessary rush to restart executions in Oklahoma by the governor and attorney general is concerning and disappointing. Throughout our nation’s history we have justified the killing…Read More

Supreme Court Hears Kentucky Dismemberment Abortion Ban Case

The Supreme Court this week took on an abortion case to decide whether Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron can defend his state’s dismemberment abortion ban – Daniel Cameron joins us in studio to discuss the case and oral arguments. We speak about the important role of pro-life state attorney generals and this Supreme Court term…Read More

Conditions for Afghan Christians & Religious Minorities Worsen with the Taliban

As conditions for Afghan Christians and other religious minorities appear to worsen under the Taliban, faith-based groups continue to offer a helping hand. A few weeks ago we had pro-life filmmaker and President of the Vulnerable People Project, Jason Jones, on EWTN News Nightly to talk about the work his organization is doing for Afghanistan.…Read More

Republicans Fight to Have Pro-Life Measures Included in Infrastructure Bill

US House committees have finished writing their portions of the $3.5 trillion human infrastructure bill, which contains much of President Joe Biden’s economic agenda. However, pro-life protections that have been a regular part of federal budgets for decades are missing in the bill. Republicans in both chambers are firing back saying they are not going…Read More

Documents Reveal FDA Implanted Baby Parts into Mice to Create Humanized Mice

Judicial Watch has obtained documents through a Freedom of Information Act request that reveal the FDA has been involved in research that utilizes “humanized mice.” The FDA purchased aborted babies’ heads, organs and other tissues, which scientists then implanted in mice to create humanized mice. These humanized mice were then used to test biologic drug…Read More

Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Military Diocese Discusses Taliban Invasion

The Taliban’s reign in Afghanistan has raised many questions regarding the safety of women, children and religious minorities. A Catholic priest who is still living in the region has reported the situation on the ground to be chaotic and changing. There are also reports that known Christians have received threatening phone calls. Head of the…Read More

New Infrastructure Bill Includes Non-Discrimination Clause for Grant Program

Earlier this week, the Senate passed the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill which includes a non-discrimination clause. The bill sets up a grant program but says organizations who get the money must abide by the non-discrimination clause. So-called gender identity and sexual orientation are included in this provision which may make it difficult for religious organizations…Read More

Rep. Cole Offers Motion to Recommit Advocating for Bipartisan Pro-Life Protections

Rep. Tom Cole (OK-04), Vice Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, delivered remarks on the House floor in support of the Republican motion to recommit (MTR) on H.R. 4502, which the House will vote on this this week. The motion would restore the longstanding and traditionally bipartisan Hyde and Weldon Amendments to annual appropriations.…Read More

Citing timing, SCOTUS declines to allow in-person learning to resume in Kentucky

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Kentucky Christian school’s plea to reopen for in-person learning, upholding a health order from the governor that barred in-person K-12 education in most areas until January. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s Nov. 18 executive order, which applied to both public and private schools, closed elementary, middle, and high schools…Read More

Oklahoma lawmakers consider changing laws surrounding capital punishment as the state prepares to resume executions

It’s been five years since Oklahoma has executed a death row inmate after the botched execution of Charles Warner; now, Oklahoma lawmakers are considering making changes in capital punishment trials and the execution process. On Wednesday, several people embedded in the process spoke to the House Public Safety Committee for an interim study. “I have…Read More

Lankford Denounces Attacks on Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Faith

Lankford: “Faith is not something that Americans should demand nor the Senate should demand that people have to take off to be able to serve the American people.’ Senator James Lankford (R-OK) recently addressed the Senate with an impassioned affirmation of the US Constitution’s protections for all Americans to have a faith and live that…Read More

ABC: Controversial adoption law goes into effect Thursday

Depending on whom you talk to, you’ll get a different opinion on Oklahoma’s controversial adoption law that’s about to go into effect. “What the Legislature and the government have done is endorsed discrimination,” said Allie Shin, with the Oklahoma American Civil Liberties Union. “What we’re really asking here is if churches should check their faith…Read More

Catholic Conference Joins Coalition Against SQ788

A coalition of medical professionals, law enforcement officials, business leaders and members of the faith community filed papers Tuesday with Oklahoma’s Ethics Commission to formally oppose State Question 788 in hopes of defeating it. The name of this new coalition is ‘SQ 788 is Not Medical.’ Organizations signing on include the Oklahoma Medical Association, Catholic…Read More

50 Years: Bishop Barron Celebrates Prophetic Humanae Vitae

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s deeply controversial encyclical letter “Humanae vitae.” But I would like to draw particular attention to a remarkable passage in this encyclical, namely section 17, in which Paul VI plays the prophet and lays out, clearly and succinctly, what he foresees as consequences of turning away…Read More