Posts Tagged:United States

USCCB Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson

In response to the Supreme Court of the United States issuing its ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities issued the following statement:…Read More

DHS bulletin warns of ‘heightened threat environment,’ violent months ahead

The Department of Homeland Security issued a bulletin Tuesday warning of a “heightened threat environment” over the next several months as they monitor both risks of domestic terrorism and foreign adversaries looking to sow discord within the U.S. to promote acts of violence. “The United States remains in a heightened threat environment, as noted in…Read More

10 key passages from Alito’s draft opinion, which would overturn Roe v. Wade

Justice Samuel Alito’s draft opinion, which would overturn Roe v. Wade, wages a frontal assault on the reasoning of the landmark 1973 opinion that found a federal constitutional right to abortion. Alito’s draft is labeled as a proposed majority opinion, though the wording of the court’s ultimate ruling and the line-up of justices who support…Read More

Census Bureau Announces Lowest Birthrate in U.S. History

The United States Census Bureau announced Tuesday that America’s population increased at a slower rate in 2021 than any previous year “since the founding of the nation.” Citing “historical decennial censuses and annual population estimates,” the bureau reported that “population grew only 0.1%” in 2021: The year 2021 is the first time since 1937 that…Read More

Supreme Court to Hear Two Cases Against Texas Heartbeat Law

The Supreme Court announced Friday that it would hear two challenges against Texas’ heartbeat law, which prohibits most abortions after about six weeks of gestation. The two challenges come from the Biden administration and from private abortion groups respectively. In hearing the challenges, the high court will consider whether the United States Government would be…Read More