The U.S. Supreme Court struck down restrictions on Texas abortion clinics that required them to comply with standards of ambulatory surgical centers, required doctors to have admitting privileges at hospitals.
Distinctly Catholic: Last week, three items came across my desk that each, in their own way, shone a light on the debate between the pro-life and pro-choice groups.
Just Catholic: Canada is the latest country to push for legislation that ends life.
An Oklahoma bill that could send any doctor who performs an abortion to jail headed to the governor on Thursday, with opponents saying the measure is unconstitutional and promising a legal battle against the cash-strapped state if it is approved.
The bill to make abortion a felony punishable by up to three years in prison was approved by the Republican-dominated Senate on Thursday. Governor Mary Fallin, a Republican opposed to abortion, has not indicated whether she will sign it.
The United Methodist Church General Conference convenes once every four years to make policy decisions and set the direction for the denomination. They'll consider 1,043 proposals in their legislation system.
Distinctly Catholic: A headline switch reveals a bias at The Washington Post that is not restricted to the opinion section.
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.