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Jul 22, 2020 - 04:44 pm .- The U.S. bishops on Wednesday decried President Donald Trump’s recent memo seeking to exclude undocumented persons counted in the census from being considered when determining the number of legislators each state will have in the House of Representatives.
Jul 21, 2020 - 11:58 am .- Two dozen state attorneys general are joining a lawsuit against the Trump administration, seeking to block a new rule that protects healthcare workers’ right to object to performing abortions or gender reassignment surgeries.
Jul 16, 2020 - 10:32 am .- A US Immigration and Customs Enforcement directive that would have forced thousands of international students to leave the country has been rescinded after it was challenged by a litany of lawsuits.
Jul 10, 2020 - 12:10 pm .- The Trump administration announced Thursday that it is putting travel and asset sanctions on several senior officials of the Chinese Communist Party for their role in the mass internment of Uyghurs.
Jun 15, 2020 - 03:32 pm .- The Department of Housing and Urban Development is set to roll back an Obama-era rule that requires single-sex homeless shelters to accommodate clients based on their gender identity.
Jun 12, 2020 - 04:30 pm .- On Friday, the Trump administration finalized a new rule to protect doctors’ right to object to abortion and “gender reassignment” operations. The rule clarifies that bans on sex-based discrimination do not include gender identity or abortion.
Apr 24, 2020 - 05:13 pm .- As the Trump administration suspends immigration to stem the spread of coronavirus, the United States’ bishops encouraged global solidarity, saying the order promotes hostility instead.
Jan 23, 2020 - 03:01 pm .- A Texas women’s health program that bars funding for health care providers that perform abortions has been approved for federal funding by the Trump administration, making it the first program to receive federal Medicaid funding while excluding abortion providers.
Dec 20, 2019 - 02:59 pm .- A federal rule change once again allows faith-based adoption agencies to receive federal funding without being required to place children with same-sex couples. The move was welcomed by a religious freedom legal group, but drew opposition from all Democrats in the U.S. Senate.
Dec 11, 2019 - 04:11 pm .- The US Department of Education is proposing to restore eligibility to members of religious orders for certain federal higher education student aid programs.
Nov 25, 2019 - 04:20 pm .- New asylum rules from the Trump administration put vulnerable people at risk and could further destabilize Central America, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Catholic Relief Services have said.
Nov 22, 2019 - 12:19 pm .- A group of pro-life leaders, including the US bishops’ pro-life chair, wrote Thursday to President Donald Trump urging him to tell Congress that an amendment funding overseas abortion providers is unacceptable.
Nov 7, 2019 - 04:59 pm .- US President Donald Trump has nominated more than one-fourth of federal circuit court judges – but what, if anything, might that entail for jurisprudence on abortion and religious freedom?
Oct 23, 2019 - 03:18 pm .- The Senate’s confirmation Tuesday of Andrew Bremberg as U.S. Representative to the UN in Geneva drew praise from a pro-life leader, and condemnation from Planned Parenthood.
Oct 22, 2019 - 05:19 pm .- The U.S. Secretary of State listed promoting international religious freedom and fighting abortion as among U.S. foreign policy priorities in a Tuesday speech on diplomacy.
Sep 26, 2019 - 05:42 pm .- The Trump administration’s freeze on foreign aid to three Central American countries is harming the people who live there, and could ultimately drive an increase in immigration to the U.S., members of Congress heard this week.
Aug 5, 2019 - 04:26 pm .- A bipartisan group of 18 senators is urging the Trump administration not to shut down refugee admissions, but rather to increase admissions.
Aug 2, 2019 - 11:00 am .- The Trump administration added another high-ranking Iranian official this week to its list of sanctions against Iran, inviting continued discussion about the morality of lethal and non-lethal means of resolving conflicts.
Jul 25, 2019 - 03:04 pm .- A federal judge in California has issued a temporary injunction against the Trump administration’s new rule limiting asylum eligibility on the southern U.S. border.
Jul 25, 2019 - 10:32 am .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops spoke out Thursday against new Department of Homeland Security policies that includes the expedited removal of undocumented migrants who cannot prove to an immigration officer they have lived in the United States for two continuous years.

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