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After Supreme Court takes up abortion case, White House signals support for Roe v. Wade

The White House on Monday made statements in favor of legal abortion and the Equality Act. Read more

Wealthy corporations back Equality Act stripped of religious freedom protections

Federal LGBT legislation that excludes important religious freedom protections has the backing of over 400 American corporations with trillions of... Read more

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USCCB has 'nothing in the works' on Biden and Communion

Recent reports that the US Conference of Catholic Bishops may at their spring general assembly press pro-abortion Catholic politicians not... Read more

White House: Biden has ‘difference of opinion’ from Catholics concerned about Equality Act

The White House on Tuesday said that President Joe Biden “has a difference of opinion” from Catholics concerned that the... Read more

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What the Equality Act could mean for Catholics

Legal experts on Monday explained how the Equality Act could threaten the integrity of Catholic parishes, charities, and schools.  Read more

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What does the Equality Act mean for Catholics? Webinar takes a look

Several Catholic dioceses are hosting a webinar Monday night to better inform people about the consequences of the Equality Act,... Read more

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Opponents of Equality Act warn of 'sweeping' impact in Senate hearing

Opponents of the Equality Act warned Wednesday at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that the legislation could have a far-reaching... Read more

White House silent on conscience concerns in health care

The White House on Tuesday would not reveal its position on doctors being forced to perform abortions and gender-transition surgeries... Read more

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House passes Equality Act, which bishops warned would ‘punish’ religious groups

The House on Thursday passed the Equality Act, a bill that the U.S. bishops have warned would trample religious freedom... Read more

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USCCB: Equality Act would ‘punish’ religious groups opposed to gender ideology

The U.S. bishops’ conference (USCCB) has come out in opposition to the Equality Act, which was introduced in the U.S.... Read more

White House: Biden supports Equality Act, funding of Planned Parenthood

The White House on Thursday reaffirmed its commitment to funding Planned Parenthood and supporting the Equality Act—a bill opposed by... Read more

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Senate races lean Republican, with bills on abortion and religious freedom on the horizon

Republicans looked on track Wednesday morning to keep control of the Senate, offsetting a loss in Colorado with a gain... Read more

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Equality Act 'creates right to demand an abortion,' congresswoman warns

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) has warned that a proposed anti-discrimination law could be used to compel medical professionals to participate... Read more

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Despite religious freedom concerns, House passes Equality Act

The House of Representatives passed the controversial Equality Act on Friday, amid heated opposition from those who argue it would... Read more

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Equality Act advances amid warnings over religious freedom

The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee has approved a controversial equality bill paving the way for a full vote on... Read more

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US bishops: Equality Act will hurt more than help

In a March 20 letter to members of the U.S. Senate, three bishops warned that while the proposed Equality Act... Read more

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Critics question ‘Equality Act’ exclusion of religious freedom

Federal legislation purporting to guarantee equality explicitly rejects religious freedom protections and would open the gates to anti-discrimination lawsuits against... Read more