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National Institutes of Health to not renew contract over fetal tissue use

The National Institutes of Health will not renew a contract with the University of California San Francisco over concerns about... Read more

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EWTN wins lawsuit over HHS contraception mandate

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th circuit issued an order Thursday vacating a 2014 District Court decision against the... Read more

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Trump administration announces new conscience exemptions for contraceptive mandate

The Departments of Health and Human Services, Treasury, and Labor released two updated rules concerning conscience protections for organizations and... Read more

Trump administration to revise exemptions to contraception mandate

The Trump administration is modifying religious exemptions and accommodations against mandatory employer health care coverage of contraception, after federal judges... Read more

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HHS considers defining sex based on birth, genetics

The Trump administration is considering reshaping some federal policies to define gender according to a person’s biology and genitalia, according... Read more

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Government cancels controversial FDA contract for aborted remains

The Department of Health and Human Services has announced the termination of a contract between the Food and Drug Administration... Read more

US Supreme Court throws out undocumented minor abortion ruling

On Monday the Supreme Court vacated an appellate court's decision from October which permitted an undocumented minor held in federal... Read more

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New HHS department created to protect religious freedom

A new division at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will work to ensure the protection of... Read more

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Notre Dame faculty, students to retain birth control coverage

A little more than a week after announcing it would end birth control coverage for employees and students, the University... Read more

The University of Notre Dame's Main Building.

Notre Dame to cut birth control coverage for faculty, students

The University of Notre Dame has announced to its employees and students that it plans to end birth control coverage... Read more

Bishops welcome efforts to defend unborn child of undocumented teen

Texas' bishops have welcomed the decision of an appeals court delaying the government-assisted procurement of an abortion by an undocumented... Read more

House votes to allow states to deny funding to Planned Parenthood

The House voted Thursday to allow states to choose not to fund Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers with federal... Read more

President Barack Obama speaks at Georgetown University, May 12, 2015.

Why pro-lifers are calling this rule a gift to Planned Parenthood

States cannot keep federal grants away from Planned Parenthood clinics, the Obama administration ruled on Wednesday in a move that... Read more