Democrats Seek to Codify Roe v Wade: What this Means for Pro-Lifers

  President Joe Biden is suggesting that the leaked Supreme Court opinion is not just about abortion and that it could have a negative impact on people in other ways. Conservative Strategist and Former President and CEO of Americans United for Life, Charmaine Yoest, and Senior Legal Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, Sarah Parshall Perry,…Read More

If Roe Is Thrown Out, Roughly Half Of U.S. States Will Restrict Abortions

According to an organization that is the leading advocate for abortion, nearly half of the states in the nation already have laws that could restrict abortions if the Supreme Court invalidates Roe v. Wade. That scenario became much more likely after Monday night’s revelation of a Supreme Court draft opinion that would indeed throw out…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

Governor Kevin Stitt Signs Pro-Life SB 612, Thanks CCO

Governor Kevin Stitt signed SB 612 on Tuesday, April 12. Members of the Legislature, faith leaders from across the state, as well as representatives from pro-life advocacy groups including Susan B. Anthony List, Oklahomans for Life, and Students for Life Action joined the governor in support of protecting the lives of unborn children in Oklahoma.…Read More

Parental Rights in Education Bill Passes Florida Senate

The Parental Rights in Education bill passed Florida’s Senate and is now awaiting Governor Ron DeSantis’ signature. The bill, which critics call the Don’t Say Gay bill, will prohibit teaching about sexual orientation to children in kindergarten through third grade. Senior Research Fellow for the Heritage Foundation’s DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society, Jay…Read More

Watch: News9 Features Catholic Conference on Ed Choice

It’s Day 1 of the 2022 legislative session. News9’s capitol reporters Augusta McDonnell and Storme Jones join me tonight at 7p for a review of the day’s events and the governor’s address. Plus, just what is behind the governor’s call for the ‘Oklahoma Empowerment Act?’ We’ll begin a multi-part examination of this legislation tonight starting…Read More

How Will Debate Over Abortion Impact Biden’s Decision for Supreme Court Pick?

With a US Supreme Court seat to fill, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris invited 2 senators to the White House to discuss the process. Pro-life Catholics and defenders of religious freedom are watching to see who the president picks to replace retiring Justice Stephen Breyer. Several names have been floated and President…Read More

Republicans Want Parents’ Rights in Education to be a National Priority

Nationwide battles continue over kids in the classroom between parents, teachers and school boards, over mask mandates and curriculum. Republicans are demanding more parental rights, as they see these issues as another opening to win back Congress in November’s midterm elections. Senator Rick Scott says, “Kids need to be in school. And parents need to…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

Healthcare Workers in NY Ask Supreme Court to Block State’s Vaccine Mandate

Healthcare workers in New York asked the Supreme Court to block the state’s vaccine mandate. The court responded yesterday denying the request. Although the justices were split on this decision, the court will allow the mandate to stay in place without providing religious freedom exemptions. Director of the Conscience Project, Andrea Picciotti-Bayer, joins to tell…Read More

Supreme Court Hears Arguments for Carson v Makin, Regarding Religious Schools

The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in a case which raises questions about religious freedom and separation of Church and state. The case, Carson v Makin, involves school choice in Maine which is tied to state-funded tuition aid in settings where public schools are not available. The key question is whether families who…Read More

Students at Catholic college target pro-life talk with obscenity-laced protest

The University of San Diego will not say if any students who shouted obscenities and displayed vulgar signs during a recent pro-choice demonstration on the Catholic college’s campus will be disciplined. The students were protesting a talk by a pro-life speaker hosted by a student College Republicans club. “The protest got absolutely out of control,…Read More

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