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Pamela Smith dressed as characters of "The Handmaids Tale" walks with a noose around her neck as she joins pro-choice protesters gather in large numbers in front of the federal building to defend abortion rights in San Francisco on May 3, 2022.

TikTok lifts ban on Ruth Sent Us. Here's what we know about this anti-Catholic group

May 18, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Ruth Sent Us has no publicly known leaders, spokespeople, or mailing address. Yet its inflammatory rhetoric and provocative, theatrical tactics... Read more

U.S. Capitol viewed through the columns of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Roe v. Wade: No decision today in Dobbs abortion case

May 16, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The Supreme Court’s first “opinion issuance day” since the leak of a draft opinion that suggests justices will overturn Roe... Read more

Security fencing was erected outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after the leak of a preliminary draft opinion in a pivotal abortion case that could decide the fate of the Roe v. Wade ruling in 1973 that legalized abortion nationwide.

Roe v. Wade: Could the Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs case come Monday?

May 14, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The Supreme Court’s scheduled release of one or more opinions on May 16 is fueling speculation that it may issue... Read more

United States Supreme Court.

Politico: Supreme Court abortion draft still the only one being circulated

May 11, 2022

By CNA Staff

In a new report, the news organization that first published a draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade says... Read more

Co-chairs of Harvard Right to Life, Olivia Glunz (right) and Ava Swanson (left) led a pro-life demonstration on Harvard University's campus on May 4, 2022, in response to a pro-abortion rally on campus.

For pro-life college students, being targeted by rage over leaked abortion opinion poses major test

May 6, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Members of a pro-life club at Harvard University endure insults and vulgarities while demonstrating on campus. Read more

Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT), the founder and chair of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, speaks with CNA on May 5, 2022.

Sen. Daines: Roe's demise would be an answer to 'millions' of prayers

May 6, 2022

By Katie Yoder

“I think many of us didn't think we’d lived to see the day, perhaps, when the United States Supreme Court... Read more

Rep. Chris Smith. Public Domain.

Rep. Chris Smith: Overturning Roe would allow long overdue debate on abortion

May 6, 2022

By CNA Staff

The co-chair of the House Pro-Life Caucus says overturning Roe v. Wade would usher in a "new phase" in the... Read more

Screenshot of CNA graphic showing abortion policy by state.

Updated: If Roe v. Wade is overturned, which states will ban abortion?

May 3, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Which states are moving in a pro-life direction, and which in a pro-choice direction? Read more

US President Joe Biden speaks to members of the press prior to boarding Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, May 3, 2022.

Defending Roe, Biden claims religions don't say when life begins, despite Catholic teaching

May 3, 2022

By Katie Yoder

President Joe Biden asserted Tuesday that no “mainstream” religion claims to know when human life begins, contradicting his own Catholic... Read more

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is seen prior to President Biden giving his State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol, March 1, 2022 in Washington, DC.

Roe v. Wade: Chief Justice Roberts orders investigation into source of 'egregious' leak

May 3, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. called the leak of a preliminary draft opinion in a pivotal abortion case a... Read more

Pro-life and pro-abortion advocates outside of the Supreme Court during oral arguments in the case Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, March 2, 2016.

Updated: 7 things to know about the Dobbs abortion case now before the Supreme Court

May 3, 2022

By Katie Yoder, Jonah McKeown

A purported draft of the decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization leaked in early May. Here's what you... Read more

United States Supreme Court.

Roe v. Wade: 12 things to know about the leaked abortion opinion

May 3, 2022

By Katie Yoder, Shannon Mullen

The news organization Politico on Monday night published what it said was a leaked draft of the eagerly anticipated Supreme... Read more

Samuel Alito.

U.S. Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade, according to draft opinion

May 2, 2022

By Jonah McKeown, Katie Yoder

The U.S. Supreme Court will vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide, according to... Read more

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)

Nancy Pelosi describes herself as a 'devout' Catholic who grew up in a 'pro-life family'

Mar 25, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke about being a “devout” Catholic in an on-stage discussion, while defending her staunch support of... Read more

Senator Lindsey Graham speaks at a National Press Club luncheon in Washington, D.C., Sept. 8, 2015.

‘When does life begin?’: Senators press Ketanji Brown Jackson on abortion

Mar 23, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Senators are continuing to press Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on the abortion issue during her confirmation hearings with... Read more

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

Michael Warsaw: 'For the good of humanity,' Senate must reject 'horrific' abortion bill

Feb 26, 2022

By CNA Staff

Writing in the National Catholic Register, EWTN CEO Michael Warsaw says the proposed Women's Health Protection Act set for a... Read more

Anna Del Duca (right) and her daughter, Frances, traveled from Pittsburgh to attend a pro-life rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2021, in conjunction with oral arguments for the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case.

Pro-life legal experts say they're encouraged by justices' questions in Dobbs abortion case

Three legal experts are expressing optimism for a pro-life victory in the U.S. Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s... Read more

A pro-life march in Mexico City, Oct. 3, 2021.

What would the overturning of Roe mean for Latin America?

Dec 2, 2021

By David Ramos

If the US Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion across the country in 1973, what... Read more

U.S. President Joe Biden arrives at the Vatican to meet Pope Francis Oct. 29, 2021

Pro-life leaders react to President Joe Biden's statements about Dobbs abortion case

Dec 1, 2021

By CNA Staff

President Joe Biden reaffirmed his support of Roe v. Wade on Wednesday, in response to a question about the Dobbs... Read more

Pro-life advocates at the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2018.

Pro-life leaders, legal experts speak out after Dobbs arguments at US Supreme Court

Dec 1, 2021

By Autumn Jones

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, concerning Mississippi’s... Read more