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Politics & SocietyEditorials
The Editors
What is most needed in the public debate on abortion is an honest moral reckoning with the two goods that are in tension when a woman faces a pregnancy she feels she cannot continue.
Pro-life demonstrators in Washington celebrate outside the Supreme Court June 24, 2022, as the court overruled the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision. (CNS photo/Evelyn Hockstein, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyNews
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Catholic leaders welcomed the news as a culmination of decades of pro-life activism while also calling for the creation of a stronger social safety net to assist women facing crisis pregnancies.
Politics & SocietyNews
Mark Sherman - Associated Press
The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion.
Merrick Garland stands at a microphone with the seal of the Justice Department visible over his shoulder
Politics & SocietyNews
Julie Asher - Catholic News Service
Pro-life politicians and organizations have received many threats of violence since the Dobbs draft was leaked. Many are petitioning the Justice Department to do more about these threats.
Loreto House in Denton, Tex., was vandalized following the leak of a draft of a Supreme Court decision that might overturn Roe v. Wade. Photo courtesy of Randy Bollig.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
Even pro-life advocates who have long called for overturning Roe v. Wade are unsure what comes next as a Supreme Court decision that could reverse the landmark 1973 decision is expected this month.
Politics & SocietyPodcasts
What Catholics in the pews think about abortion is not clear—and we don’t ever talk about it.