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Mark Houck talks to reporters outside the U.S. District courthouse in Philadelphia with his lawyers, Peter Breen (left), Brian McMonagle (right), and Andrew Bath (background) following his acquittal on two charges of violating the FACE Act, Jan. 30, 2023.

Guess who’s coming to the State of the Union? Pro-life hero and target of Biden Justice Department Mark Houck

Feb 7, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Scott Perry invited pro-life advocate and recently exonerated Catholic father of seven Mark Houck to be his... Read more

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Court rules pro-life group owes nearly $1 million in fines for Planned Parenthood protests

Feb 7, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

A Spokane County judge ruled in December that the “Church at Planned Parenthood” repeatedly violated state law. Read more

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Tennessee governor to increase funding for crisis pregnancy centers to $100 million

Feb 7, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Gov. Bill Lee announced plans at his annual State of the State address Monday to expand support for crisis pregnancy... Read more

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AP tells reporters to call crisis pregnancy centers ‘anti-abortion centers’

Feb 6, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Reporters should “avoid potentially misleading terms such as pregnancy resource centers or pregnancy counseling centers,” according to the AP’s Abortion... Read more

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The Satanic Temple to open free abortion clinic in New Mexico

Feb 3, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The political activist group known for protesting religious symbolism in public spaces announced it will offer prescriptions for drugs that... Read more

U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on April 26, 2022. Risch is the primary sponsor of the American Values Act.

Senate bill would expand restrictions on foreign aid for abortions

Feb 3, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The bill, known as the American Values Act, would clarify existing prohibitions on foreign aid for abortions. Read more

Bishop Robert Barron spoke out against Minnesota's new abortion law after it passed Jan. 31, 2023.

Bishop Barron says Minnesota’s new abortion law is ‘the worst kind of barbarism’

Feb 2, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

“I want to share with you my anger, my frustration over this terrible law that was just signed by the... Read more

Twelve students from Our Lady of the Rosary School in Greenville, South Carolina, and their chaperones wore blue pro-life stocking caps that said “Rosary Pro-Life” to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum after they attended the March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20, 2023.

Smithsonian staff kick out Catholic students for wearing pro-life hats

Feb 2, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

Twelve students from Our Lady of the Rosary School in Greenville, South Carolina, visited the Air and Space Museum after... Read more

After being acquitted of federal charges by a jury in Philadelphia on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, Mark Houck embraces and kisses his wife, Ryan-Marie Houck. Also with Houck are his son Mark Houck Jr., 14, and his daughter, Ava Houck, 12.

Acquitted pro-life activist Mark Houck reveals details of ‘reckless’ FBI raid; will press charges

Feb 1, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The father of seven said he opened the door of his house to a team of FBI agents pointing M-16s... Read more

Sen. Marco Rubio  Credit: Christopher Halloran/Shutterstock

Rubio bill would block Biden from declaring public health emergency to expand abortion

Jan 31, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio introduced a bill that would prohibit the executive branch from expanding abortion access through a... Read more

Mark Houck talks to reporters outside the U.S. District courthouse in Philadelphia with his lawyers, Peter Breen (left), Brian McMonagle (right), and Andrew Bath (background) following his acquittal on two charges of violating the FACE Act, Jan. 30, 2023.

Pro-life advocates and lawmakers react to news of Mark Houck’s acquittal

Jan 30, 2023

By Tyler Arnold, Jonah McKeown

Mark Houck’s pro-life supporters hailed Monday’s verdict while also chastising the Department of Justice for filing charges against the Catholic... Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ fall plenary assembly in Baltimore, Nov. 16, 2022.

U.S. bishops urge Congress to pass No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act

Jan 30, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Bishop Michael Burbidge issued a letter Friday to House and Senate leaders supporting the legislation to permanently ban taxpayer funding... Read more

Mark Houck and his wife, Ryan-Marie Houck, prior to entering the federal court house in Philadelphia on Jan. 25, 2023.

Mark Houck trial update: Alternate chosen to replace juror

Jan 30, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The alternate took the place of the original juror at approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday, when deliberations began again. Read more

Pope Francis greets the crowd at his Sunday Angelus address on Jan. 29, 2023.

Pope Francis decries culture that ‘throws away’ unborn children, elderly, poor

Jan 29, 2023

By Courtney Mares

In his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis decried a culture that “throws away” unborn children, the elderly, and the poor... Read more

Mark Houck gives a speech at the Men's March in Boston on Oct. 15, 2022.

Mark Houck trial: Jury deadlocked, will resume deliberations Jan. 30

Jan 27, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The jury deciding the fate of pro-life activist Mark Houck could not come to a decision Friday on whether the... Read more

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Virginia Democrats block three bills restricting abortion 

Jan 27, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

A Democrat-controlled Virginia Senate committee voted down three bills that would have put more restrictions on abortion in the commonwealth. Read more

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Minnesota bishops decry bill that would make abortion a right

Jan 26, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The Catholic bishops of Minnesota urged lawmakers to vote down a bill that would codify the right to abortion, proposing... Read more

Bishop Michael Pfeifer was Bishop of San Angelo, Texas, from 1985 to 2013.

Retired bishop calls on fellow bishops, pro-lifers to stay focused on culture of life

Jan 26, 2023

By Katie Yoder

An emeritus Texas bishop is calling on his fellow bishops and all pro-lifers people to focus on creating a culture... Read more

Mark Houck and his wife, Ryan-Marie Houck, prior to entering the federal court house in Philadelphia on Jan. 25, 2023.

Pro-life leader and Catholic father of 7 Mark Houck goes to trial: an emotional first day

Jan 25, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The allegations relate to an incident that occurred at a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Philadelphia on Oct. 13, 2021. Read more

Father Fidelis Moscinski (lower left, standing behind the cross), a well-known pro-life activist and priest of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal (CFR) is seen during a tense standoff between pro-life and pro-abortion demonstrators in Lower Manhattan on July 2, 2022. The pro-life marchers were trying to reach a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic where they planned to hold a prayer vigil, and the pro-abortion demonstrators were trying to block their path.

Priest found guilty of blocking entrance to abortion clinic, faces prison time

Jan 24, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

“The defendant attempted to prevent women from accessing their legal right to vital reproductive and pregnancy services,” United States Attorney... Read more