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Pro-life congressional leaders praise pledge to oppose federal abortion funding

Jan 15, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

One hundred and eighty one members of the House of Representatives co-signed a letter praising the pro-life leadership of Senate... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark answered questions during a press conference at the 2019 USCCB General Assembly on June 13, 2019.

Cardinal Tobin, Colorado bishops warn against federal abortion funding

Jul 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

Catholic leaders this week warned that proposed legislation could push billions of federal tax dollars toward funding of elective abortions. Read more

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Former HHS official: Becerra could promote abortion internationally

Feb 25, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

A former official at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) warned Thursday that health secretary nominee Xavier Becerra... Read more

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Pro-life movement ‘will be tenacious,’ House pro-life leader promises

Feb 4, 2021

By Matt Hadro

With a pro-abortion administration and a pro-abortion majority in the House, the pro-life movement will be “tenacious,” a leading pro-life... Read more

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White House: Biden is delivering on promises by revoking pro-life policies

Feb 3, 2021

Asked Wednesday if President Joe Biden intends to work with the pro-life community, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said... Read more

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Why the Mexico City Policy is so significant

Jan 29, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Mexico City Policy was first instituted in 1984 by President Reagan. It is named for the location of the... Read more

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Senators speak out for the unborn on the day before the March for Life

Jan 28, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

The day before the March for Life, several senators emphasized protecting the human dignity of the unborn.   In remarks... Read more

U.S. bishops deplore Biden's 'grevious' repeal of pro-life policies

Jan 28, 2021

Leading U.S. bishops decried President Biden’s repeal of pro-life policies on Thursday.  Read more

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Pro-life, Catholic leaders condemn repeal of Mexico City Policy

Jan 28, 2021

Catholic and pro-life leaders responded to the White House’s planned repeal of the Mexico City Policy on Thursday.  Read more

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White House: Biden will reverse Mexico City Policy

Jan 28, 2021

President Joe Biden announced Thursday morning that he will be reversing the Mexico City Policy.  Read more

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Dr. Fauci promises repeal of Mexico City Policy

Jan 21, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The Biden administration will repeal the Mexico City Policy in the “coming days,” White House advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci told... Read more

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White House won't give plans on Hyde Amendment, Mexico City Policy

Jan 20, 2021

White House press secretary Jen Psaki would not tell EWTN News' Owen Jensen on Wednesday evening what the administration will... Read more

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Trump administration proposes Mexico City Policy expansion

Sep 14, 2020

The Trump administration announced plans on Monday to expand the Mexico City Policy, which limits access to U.S. overseas aid... Read more

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, Chairman of the USCCB Committee on Pro-Life.

US bishops praise Trump administration for pro-life aid policy

Aug 20, 2020

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops praised the Trump administration’s efforts to tie U.S. aid to pro-life policy on... Read more

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Mexico City Policy is working, federal report finds

Aug 18, 2020

Pro-life conditions on U.S. health aid have not resulted in significant gaps in health care provision, multiple federal agencies reported on... Read more

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House spending bill undermining pro-life protections

Jul 24, 2020

On Friday, the House passed a “minibus” bill outlining funding of various federal agencies. Pro-life groups warned the legislation would... Read more

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What the SCOTUS decision on anti-trafficking rules means for pro-life policies 

Jul 1, 2020

The Supreme Court is deciding major life and religious freedom cases this term, but one less-recognized ruling could impact billions... Read more

U.S. Agency for International Development Headquarters in Washington, DC.

How USAID case at Supreme Court could impact pro-life policies

May 12, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A largely-overlooked Supreme Court case under consideration could actually pose a threat to international pro-life policies, one pro-life group warns.   Read more

US Senate Committee on Appropriations Hearing Room.

Senate bill could blacklist pro-life groups for aid funding

Oct 31, 2019

By Matt Hadro

A pro-life group is warning Senators that a proposed government funding bill could “blacklist” pro-life groups while funding promoters of... Read more