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‘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

Then-Indiana Congressional candidate Jackie Walorski speaks during the Republican National Convention on Aug, 28, 2012, in Tampa, Florida.

Rep. Jackie Walorski, killed in car accident, leaves behind pro-life legacy 

Aug 4, 2022

By Edie Heipel

Walorski leaves behind a legacy of devotion to the unborn, evident in both her record as a lawmaker and personal... Read more

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House Republicans and Democrats come together to combat human trafficking

Jul 28, 2022

By Maisy Sullivan

The legislation would protect victims, prosecute perpetrators and prevent trafficking from occurring in the first place, says co-sponsor Rep. Chris... Read more

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.)

Convicted Catholic congressman resigns, citing Mother Teresa quote

Mar 28, 2022

By Katie Yoder

In the wake of a criminal conviction, U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Nebraska) announced his resignation in a letter to his... Read more

Parents with children.

Paid leave program removed from social spending package

Oct 28, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

A provision creating a national paid leave program will not be included in the social spending package being crafted by... Read more

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) testifies before a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on March 20, 2007

Pro-life groups must 'wake up' in support of pro-life Democrats, former congressman says

Oct 20, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Pro-life Americans must do more to support embattled pro-life Democrats, said Catholic former Democratic congressman Dan Lipinski who is reportedly... Read more

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.)

Catholic congressman charged with lying to federal investigators; denies accusations

Oct 19, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Catholic congressman Jeff Fortenberry on Tuesday was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of making false statements to... Read more

Aug. 17 rally in support of the Hyde amendment in Raleigh, North Carolina

Senate committee proposes rollback of pro-life policies

Oct 18, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A Senate committee introduced nine budget bills on Monday that would roll back several pro-life provisions, allowing for domestic funding... Read more

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) at her weekly Capitol press briefing, Sept. 23, 2021

Pelosi defends her support for legal abortion: ‘God has given us a free will’

Sep 23, 2021

By Matt Hadro

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday responded to her archbishop, who had said an abortion bill she is working... Read more