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White House Press Secretary dodges question: Must Supreme Court nominee be 'pro-abortion'?

Feb 2, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The White House refused to say whether or not President Joe Biden’s pick for the next Supreme Court justice must... Read more

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Judge blocks COVID vaccine mandate for federal employees

Jan 21, 2022

By Kate Olivera

A federal judge on Friday issued a preliminary injunction against a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal employees. Read more

Joe Donnelly, official portrait, 2013.

Joe Donnelly confirmed as US ambassador to the Holy See

Jan 20, 2022

By CNA Staff

In a voice vote on Thursday the U.S. Senate confirmed Joe Donnelly as ambassador to the Holy See. The former... Read more

President Joe Biden announces the vaccine mandate at the White House on Sept. 9, 2021

Supreme Court halts Biden vaccine-or-test policy for businesses, allows mandate for health care workers

Jan 13, 2022

By Shannon Mullen, Katie Yoder

The Supreme Court has blocked President Joe Biden's sweeping vaccine-or-test mandate for private sector businesses, while allowing a new federal... Read more

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Conservative Supreme Court justices question basis for Biden COVID-19 vaccine policies

Jan 7, 2022

By Katie Yoder, Shannon Mullen

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to weigh in on the legality of President Joe Biden's COVID-19 mandates for businesses... Read more

Williams Memorial Chapel at the College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri.

Christian college argues against co-ed housing requirement in appellate court

Nov 18, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Attorneys representing a Christian college in Missouri delivered oral arguments Nov. 17 in federal court, seeking to preserve the school’s... Read more

Pro-life and pro-abortion demonstrators at the Supreme Court.

US Justice Department asks Supreme Court to block Texas heartbeat abortion law

Oct 18, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The US Department of Justice on Monday asked the Supreme Court to block a Texas pro-life law, in effect since... Read more

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Biden administration pushes death sentence for Boston bomber at Supreme Court  

Oct 13, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday, Oct. 13 concerning whether or not to reinstate a federal death sentence for... Read more

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US bishops welcome increased refugee admissions cap

Oct 11, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops announced Monday their positive reaction to the news that the refugee cap will... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann

Archbishop Naumann: Biden administration ‘wrong’ to fund abortion providers

Oct 8, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The U.S. bishops’ pro-life chairman said on Thursday that the Biden administration is “wrong” for reopening federal funding of abortion... Read more

Cate Ford, one of the intervenor-plaintiffs in The State of Tennessee v. United States Department of Education

Arkansas students seek to intervene in challenge to federal transgender sports policy

Oct 5, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Three female athletes and a Christian education association are seeking to intervene in a lawsuit against the Biden administration, over... Read more

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Biden administration allows funding of abortion referrals, providers under new rule

Oct 4, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Biden administration will allow Planned Parenthood and other clinics providing abortions to once again receive federal family planning funds,... Read more

US Attorney General Merrick Garland

Justice Department asks judge to block Texas abortion law during legal challenge

Sep 15, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The US Department of Justice asked a federal judge on Tuesday to issue a preliminary injunction against Texas’ law prohibiting... Read more

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Biden administration sues Texas over pro-life law

Sep 9, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Biden administration on Thursday sued Texas over its new law prohibiting most abortions after the detection of a fetal... Read more

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Biden ‘deeply committed’ to legal abortion, after Texas’ pro-life law goes into effect

Sep 1, 2021

By Matt Hadro

President Joe Biden on Wednesday said his administration is “deeply committed” to upholding legal abortion, after Texas’ pro-life “heartbeat” law... Read more

Upton Sinclair Honoree Tim Gill and and partner Scott Miller (L) arrive for the Liberty Hill Upton Sinclair Awards Dinner at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, May 11, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. Credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images.

Biden ambassador pick a wealthy LGBT activist linked to 'hostile takeover' of religion

Aug 23, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

President Joe Biden’s pick for Ambassador to Switzerland is Scott Miller, whose Gill Foundation has poured millions of dollars into... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, chair of the USCCB religious liberty committee

‘Dereliction of its duty’: US bishops rebuke Biden administration for dropping conscience rights lawsuit

Aug 12, 2021

By Joe Bukuras, Christine Rousselle

The U.S. bishops on Thursday criticized the Biden administration for dropping a conscience rights lawsuit. Read more

Federal court rules against 'transgender mandate'

Aug 10, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A federal district court judge on Aug. 9 ruled in favor of Catholic and Christian health care organizations fighting the... Read more

‘An assault on those who are pro-life’: Legal group responds to DOJ dropping conscience complaint

Aug 5, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A conservative legal group this week criticized the Justice Department for dropping its conscience rights lawsuit against a Vermont hospital... Read more

Federal LGBT employment guidance ‘an outrageous overreach’ one lawyer says

Jul 8, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Recent federal LGBT nondiscrimination guidance for employers goes far beyond the law, one legal and religious freedom expert told CNA. Read more