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Thousands of Christians peacefully and prayerfully march to a rally in front of the Nigerian Plateau state governor's office building in protest of the 2023 Christmas massacre that left over 200 Christian Nigerians dead, Jan. 8, 2024.

House advances resolution to increase sanctions on Nigeria over persecution of Christians

Feb 7, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith, the resolution would call on the Biden administration to designate Nigeria a “country of particular... Read more

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, speaks to victims and their family members as he testifies during the US Senate Judiciary Committee hearing "Big Tech and the Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis" in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 31, 2024.

‘Blood on your hands’: Lawmakers grill tech CEOs on child exploitation ‘crisis’

Jan 31, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Executives from social media outlets faced tough questioning at a hearing on “Big Tech and the Online Child Sexual Exploitation... Read more

Former Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Nebraska.

Conviction against pro-life former Rep. Jeff Fortenberry overturned

Dec 27, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Fortenberry’s March 2022 conviction, finding that the Central District of California was an... Read more


Congress passes military package without bans on funding abortion, sex change surgeries

Dec 14, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a compromise version of the National Defense Authorization Act, one without House amendments. Read more

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

U.S. bishops urge more federal security funds for houses of worship, nonprofits

Dec 13, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The U.S. bishops are asking Congress to provide $200 million in federal funds for grants that improve security for houses... Read more

Rashida Tlaib, a Democratic representative from Michigan and the sole Palestinian-American member of Congress, addressed a demonstration at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Oct. 20, 2023, to show her support for the Palestinian cause.

Congress censures Rep. Rashida Tlaib for ‘calling for the destruction’ of Israel

Nov 8, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The resolution to censure Rep. Rashida Tlaib passed in a 234-188 vote, with 22 Democrats joining nearly all Republicans voting... Read more

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

Religious persecution is threat to U.S. national security, experts tell Congress

Oct 26, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

In testimony to the House Subcommittee on National Security, the Border, and Foreign Affairs on Wednesday, experts said that religious... Read more

Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy

Who will replace Kevin McCarthy as speaker of the House? 

Oct 4, 2023

By Joe Bukuras, Peter Pinedo

Republicans in the House of Representatives are scrambling to decide who will replace Rep. Kevin McCarthy after he was ousted... Read more


‘Providing for Life Act’ would extend child tax credit to cover unborn children

Jul 25, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The language of the bill specifically states that a “qualifying child” under the rule “includes an unborn child of an... Read more

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio).

Jim Jordan threatens to hold FBI director in contempt over probe into anti-Catholic memo

Jul 18, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The leaked document from the bureau’s Richmond office discussed monitoring what it deemed “radical-traditionalist” Catholics. Read more

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

House passes National Defense Authorization Act with pro-life amendments 

Jul 14, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Amendments to the defense authorization bill include bans on the military’s spending on abortion travel and transgender surgeries and treatments. Read more


Fight over abortion, transgender treatments heats up ahead of defense spending vote

Jul 12, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

With the annual military budget package soon to hit Congress, the fight over military spending on abortion and transgender treatments... Read more


GOP defense bill would end abortion, sex-change drugs at VA facilities

Jun 15, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

House Republicans advanced legislation that would prevent Veterans Affairs facilities from performing abortions in most cases. Read more

A mixed-income and affordable housing redevelopment located in Memphis, Tennessee.

U.S. bishops urge Congress to make housing affordable

Jun 15, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The bishops urged Congress to invest in programs to make housing affordable and to ensure faith-based organizations have religious freedom... Read more

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Nicole Parker (left) testifies during the first hearing of the Weaponization of the Federal Government Subcommittee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill on Feb. 9, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

GOP-created panel’s first hearing on ‘weaponization’ of government draws fire from Democrats

Feb 9, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

A former FBI agent told members of a new House panel that she left the agency after she believes it... Read more

An FBI agent stands outside the Houck residence in Kintnersville, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 23, 2022. Mark Houck was arrested that day and charged with assaulting a Planned Parenthood escort outside an Philadelphia abortion clinic on Oct. 13, 2021.

Investigation into FBI, fed agencies’ targeting of Christians and pro-lifers to begin next week

Feb 4, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

A primary focus of the investigation will be the Biden administration’s targeting of pro-lifers through the Freedom of Access to... Read more

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, will chair the new subcommittee investigating the "weaponization" of the FBI and IRS.

GOP-led ‘weaponization’ committee to investigate arrests of pro-lifers

Jan 13, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The subcommittee is expected to investigate the FBI’s use of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act to... Read more


Republicans seek to end military’s COVID vaccine mandate by holding up defense bill

Dec 5, 2022

By Peter Pinedo

A number of Republicans are threatening to hold up the NDAA’s passage until Congress requires the DoD to reverse its... Read more


‘Gravely disappointed’: U.S. bishops respond to passage of the same-sex marriage act

Dec 1, 2022

By Peter Pinedo

Bishop Robert Barron authored a statement urging members of Congress to reject the “misnamed” Respect for Marriage Act passed by... Read more


Will Biden's Inflation Reduction Act work? Here's what cash-strapped families need to know

Aug 10, 2022

By Edie Heipel

The Inflation Reduction Act promises Americans relief from rising prices, but the massive $485 billion bill has drawn criticism from... Read more