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DOJ signals that U.S. prisons must adopt transgender policies for prisoners

Mar 13, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The Department of Justice said the Utah Department of Corrections had violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. Read more


Bishop urges Utah lawmakers to protect seal of confession in sex abuse reporting bill

Feb 2, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The bishop of the Diocese of Salt Lake City is urging lawmakers to maintain language preserving the seal of confession... Read more


Utah’s bill protecting minors prompts porn site to block access to entire state 

May 2, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

A Utah bill that is designed to prevent minors from accessing pornography online is set to go into effect on... Read more

A sonogram picture of a fetus in the second trimester of a woman's pregnancy

Utah advances legislation to ban clinics that offer only abortion

Feb 20, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Last Friday the Utah House of Representatives passed some of the strongest pro-life legislation advanced since the reversal of Roe... Read more


Utah bans transgender surgery for minors, places hold on hormone drugs

Jan 31, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Gov. Spencer Cox called the legislation a “nuanced and thoughtful approach to this terribly divisive issue.” Read more

Utah bans most abortions after 18 weeks

Mar 27, 2019

Utah governor Gary Herbert signed a new law this week to prohibit most abortions after 18 weeks of pregnancy.  Read more

Utah school apologizes after student forced to remove Lenten ashes

Mar 9, 2019

A school district in Utah has issued an apology after a fourth-grade student was told by a teacher that he... Read more

Utah bill would prohibit changing birth certificate sex

Jan 26, 2019

Proposed legislation in Utah would require the sex listed on birth certificates to reflect the sex of the person at... Read more

How a new Utah law is promoting marriage prep classes

Apr 19, 2018

Utah is encouraging its citizens to better prepare for marriage by discounting the cost of marriage licenses for couples who... Read more

Utah, Pennsylvania consider banning Down syndrome abortions

Mar 9, 2018

The states of Utah and Pennsylvania are considering legislation that would ban abortions solely due to a prenatal Down syndrome... Read more

Utah anesthesia bill shows 'incoherence' of legal abortion, doctor says

Mar 30, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

A new Utah law requiring anesthesia for unborn babies during late-term abortions shows the contradiction between society’s view of life... Read more

Bishops lament federal 'disregard' for state marriage laws

Jan 11, 2014

As the U.S. bishops lamented federal agencies’ decisions to ignore state marriage laws, Attorney General Eric Holder has said the... Read more