This year’s National Catholic Prayer Breakfast had no political speakers and only a small political contingent in attendance, and there was little mention of an upcoming Supreme Court case involving a Mississippi abortion ban.
Johnson was originally invited to speak on behalf of the campus pro-life group. But complaints by other students about comments she'd made on race -- as well as her being at the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 -- led the campus chaplain to recommend the appearance be postponed indefinitely.
The March for Life was small this year — but its ‘message of solidarity’ with the unborn was as strong as ever
It was the coldest national March for Life in some years, it was the smallest, and it also may be remembered as the bravest.
For the first time since 1974, when it first began, the message of the national March for Life to participants is: Stay home.
Religious liberty advocates believe that the latest Supreme Court decision will finally banish the hated 19th-century Blaine Amendments for good.
On April 30, Archbishops Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco and Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City and Bishop David A. Konderla of Tulsa, Oklahoma, wrote Barr to request stepped-up prosecutions.
On March 4, the court hears oral arguments in June Medical Services v. Russo, a challenge to a Louisiana law, passed in 2014, that requires abortion providers to have “active admitting privileges” at a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion facility.
"Many of these victims suffer and perish anonymously," said George Marlin, chairman of Aid to the Church in Need-USA, the charity sponsoring the service.