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U.S. House passes same-sex marriage bill

Jul 20, 2022

By CNA Staff

The House of Representatives voted in favor of a bill on Tuesday that would federally recognize same-sex marriage, and provide... Read more

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Seven myths about overturning Roe v. Wade

Jun 24, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Dobbs decision means the legality of abortion will now be determined at the state level.  Read more

Demonstrators on both sides of the abortion issue outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after the court released its decision in the Dobbs abortion case on June 24, 2022.

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade in historic abortion decision

Jun 24, 2022

By Katie Yoder, Shannon Mullen

The decision marks a historic milestone in the decades-long effort to protect the unborn. Read more

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

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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

The tabernacle belonging to St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church in Katy, Texas, was reported stolen on May 9, 2022.

Update on unrest: Tabernacle stolen, Catholic church defaced, pregnancy clinic vandalized

May 9, 2022

By Joe Bukuras, Shannon Mullen

More criminal acts targeting Catholic churches and pro-life advocates were reported Monday, after a Mother’s Day weekend marked by unrest... Read more

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How overturning Roe v Wade would affect Latin America

May 4, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

Pro-life leaders in Latin America have reacted to the possibility that the Roe v. Wade decision which legalized abortion throughout... Read more

Capitol police placed fencing in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2021, during oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, in an attempt to separate rallies by abortion supports and pro-lifers.

Roe v. Wade 'egregiously wrong from the start'? Key passages from leaked Dobbs draft ruling

May 3, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The Supreme Court’s previous abortion rulings were “egregiously wrong from the start” and on a “collision course with the Constitution.”... 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

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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

Eleanor McCullen testifies during the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, March 24, 2022.

Pro-life sidewalk counselor testifies at Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings

Mar 25, 2022

By Katie Yoder

A pro-life sidewalk counselor expressed concern before members of the Senate Thursday that Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson has... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill March 22, 2022 in Washington, DC.

Ketanji Brown Jackson calls Roe 'settled law' on 'terminating pregnancy'

Mar 22, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson called Roe v. Wade — the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide... Read more

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson testifies on her nomination to become an Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on March 22, 2022.

Here's how Ketanji Brown Jackson defended her record for sentencing child porn offenders

Mar 22, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson began the second day of her confirmation hearings by responding to claims that she... Read more

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson testifies on her nomination to become an Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on March 22, 2022.

‘Could you fairly judge a Catholic?’: Sen. Graham presses Ketanji Brown Jackson on Christian faith

Mar 22, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday pressed Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on the importance of her Christian faith, asking... Read more

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Medical workers ask Supreme Court to block NY vaccine mandate lacking religious exemption

Feb 15, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

A group of healthcare workers once again petitioned the Supreme Court on Monday to block New York’s coronavirus vaccine mandate... Read more

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks outside the Supreme Court following oral arguments on Nov. 1, 2021

Pro-life supporters rally for Texas law outside Supreme Court

Nov 1, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Supporters of the Texas Heartbeat Act rallied outside the U.S. Supreme Court Monday while justices deliberated challenges to the state’s... Read more

Daniel Cameron, Attorney General of Kentucky. Credit: Kentucky Office of the Attorney General.

Kentucky attorney general argues he can defend pro-life law in court

Jun 16, 2021

Kentucky’s Attorney General Daniel Cameron filed a brief on Monday in support of his ability to defend his state’s law... Read more

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Citing timing, SCOTUS declines to allow in-person learning to resume in Kentucky

Dec 18, 2020

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Kentucky Christian school’s plea to reopen for in-person learning, upholding a health order... Read more