Category Archive for: life

NJ bishops express ‘outrage’ over plan to mandate insurance coverage for abortion

New Jersey’s Catholic bishops on Thursday expressed their disappointment with a proposal by Governor Phil Murphy to expand abortion access in the state, which already recognizes abortion as a constitutional right. “The Catholic Bishops of New Jersey join to express our disappointment and outrage over Governor Murphy’s announcement regarding proposed legislation to expand access to abortion…Read More

Catholic bishops: It is time for Oklahoma to fix judicial nominating process

As we face a future where decisions on issues such as abortion are increasingly left to state legislatures and state courts, it is imperative that Oklahoma have a judicial nominating procedure that models the federal process. A bill currently before the Oklahoma Legislature seeks to fix this problem. Senate Joint Resolution 43 authored by Senate Pro…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

Lankford Declares Every Child is Valuable Ahead of Radical Abortion Bill

Following the unprecedented leak of the Supreme Court’s draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization last week, Senator James Lankford (R-OK) strongly opposed the so-called “Women’s Health Protection Act,” which he has said would be more accurately described as a bill to promote unlimited abortions on demand until birth, when the bill came…Read More