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Fund solutions, not abortions, House committee hears

Dec 8, 2020

Government must support mothers and children instead of paying for abortions, members of Congress heard at a Tuesday hearing on taxpayer-funded... Read more

Congresswoman-elect Mariannette Miller-Meeks. Courtesy photo.

Pro-life candidate elected to Congress by six votes

Dec 1, 2020

In one of the last results in the 2020 election to be called, another pro-life female candidate won election to... Read more

Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Democrats projected to keep House, plan to advance abortion legislation

Nov 3, 2020

Democrats are projected to retain control of the House as of late Tuesday night, and have pledged to push for... 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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Consensus builds for family-centered coronavirus relief

Jul 20, 2020

As Congress considers another coronavirus relief package, members from both parties are highlighting the need to include assistance for working... Read more

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House readies coronavirus response bill

Mar 13, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The House on Friday readied a bill for passage to fund a response to the Coronavirus pandemic, including free virus... Read more

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House passes spending bills, strips out pro-abortion language

Dec 17, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The House on Tuesday passed two large spending bills that were stripped of pro-abortion language, ultimately satisfying pro-life advocates.  Read more

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Bishops praise House agriculture workers bill, urge Senate to pass

Dec 17, 2019

The U.S. bishops have praised the passage of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019, which creates a new status... Read more

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Pro-life policies and border funding fuel Congressional budget deadlock

Sep 17, 2019

By Matt Hadro

With the end-of-the-month deadline for Congress to pass legislation to fund the federal government fast approaching, lawmakers remain at odds... Read more

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Despite religious freedom concerns, House passes Equality Act

May 17, 2019

The House of Representatives passed the controversial Equality Act on Friday, amid heated opposition from those who argue it would... Read more

Appeals court: House not required to accept ‘secular prayer’ at start of work day

Apr 23, 2019

A D.C. federal appeals court has ruled that the chaplain for the House of Representatives cannot be forced to allow... Read more

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Farm Bill to pass without expanded SNAP work requirements

Nov 30, 2018

By JD Flynn

Congress looks set to pass a compromise version of the Farm Bill, which would reauthorize billions in government funds for... Read more

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House chaplain rescinds resignation, Ryan agrees to let him stay

May 3, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

About two weeks after resigning, Chaplain of the House of Representatives Fr. Patrick J. Conroy, S.J. rescinded his resignation and... Read more

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US House passes spending bill which continues funding Planned Parenthood

Mar 22, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

The stopgap omnibus funding bill passed the House of Representatives on Thursday, despite heavy criticism from the US bishops and... Read more

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Pro-life Dems disappointed by Pelosi's re-election as House minority leader

Dec 1, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Pro-life leaders have expressed their dissatisfaction as House Democrats re-elected pro-abortion Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as the House Minority Leader.  Read more