Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law the Unborn Child Protection From Dismemberment Abortion Act, passed by the state Senate in a 40-6 vote in March.
U.S. Rep. John Fleming has introduced a measure to provide legal protection to all health care providers who choose not to provide abortions as part of their health care practice.
A small c catholic: Christians are flawed human beings who would do well to adopt the Benedictine virtue of humility any time we dispute matters with others.
The fate of the controversial Texas abortion law is in the hands of the Supreme Court, and a decision is not expected before June.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in its first abortion case, Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, in nine years March 2 in a challenge by Texas abortion clinics.
NCR Today: Supreme Court to hear abortion case; Mount St. Mary's University president resigns; Georgia's proposed 'religious liberty' bill; Sioux City to close 41 parishes
Making a Difference: With so many countless fellow human beings suffering, Jesus' own suffering continues on to this very day -- in them and with them.
Commentary: U.S. Catholics who identify as traditional or conservative sometimes don't understand the church’s teachings on social justice and their duty to the poor.
At the Intersection: The Zika virus adds to the hardship women face regarding fertility and pregnancy and a lack of access to control over their own bodies.
The USCCB, Texas Catholic Conference, and other faith-based groups, filed a friend of the court brief supporting a Texas law requiring health and safety standards protecting women who undergo abortions.