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Prosecute pornographers for obscenity, Congressmen tell AG

Four members of Congress have requested that the Department of Justice use obscenity laws already on the statute books to prosecute... Read more

Attorney General William Barr at University of Notre Dame Law School, Friday October 11. Image from WNDU-TV South Bend.

Attorney General says education is 'ground zero' in fight for religious freedom

In his Friday remarks, William Barr warned of a rise in secularism that is intent upon the “organized destruction” of... Read more

Attorney General William Barr during confirmation hearings ahead of his first term in the role in 1991.

Senate confirms William Barr as attorney general

William Barr was confirmed as United States attorney general on Thursday by a 54-45 vote in the Senate.  Read more

Trump nominee for Attorney General William Barr during confirmation hearings ahead of his first term in the role in 1991.

AG Nominee Barr clears committee ahead of final Senate vote

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 12-10 along party lines to advance attorney general nominee William Barr to the full Senate... Read more

Senator Ben Sasse, who introduced the resolution in the Senate, pictured at the National Press Club, Oct. 2018.

Senate passes ‘religious test’ resolution on Knights of Columbus

The Senate yesterday passed a resolution saying it would be "unconstitutional" to consider membership in the Knights of Columbus a... Read more

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AG nominee says Catholic faith not an issue

President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general William Barr said Tuesday that he does not think his Catholic faith is... Read more

Trump nominee for Attorney General William Barr during confirmations hearing ahead of his first term in the role in 1991.

Trump announces picks for new AG and UN Ambassador

President Donald Trump announced Friday his nominations for the positions of U.S. Attorney General and Ambassador to the United Nations.  Read more