• Karen Gaffney Has Down Syndrome and a Doctorate, and Swam the English Channel

    Karen Gaffney was 6 years old when she learned she had Down syndrome. Some kids had been calling her names, and she didn’t understand why. Her parents decided to talk it over with her when she was in her favorite place — her grandparents’ home. “My mom told me sometimes people... Read more
  • In Canada, new law could mean changing route of March for Life

    OTTAWA, Ontario - Pro-life advocates are making plans to address a new law in Ontario that will create “bubble zones” around abortion facilities and likely force the National March for Life in Ottawa to find a new route. The new law, which takes effect Feb. 1, establishes a 50-meter,... Read more
  • ACLU to Spend $25M on Abortion, Other Issues in 2018 Midterms

    The American Civil Liberties Union plans to become a hub of the anti-Trump movement and is willing to spend more than $25 million for political activism in the 2018 midterms, according to a report. "It's clear that a larger portion of the American public is deeply engaged in politics in a way... Read more
  • How an abortion clinic became a medical center for the poor

    Manassas, Virginia, Jan 2, 2018 / 07:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Three years ago, a medical office in Manassas, Virginia was one of the area’s largest abortion clinics. Today, it is a free medical clinic for the poor, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Mother of Mercy Free Medical... Read more
  • Big Victory for Abortion Pill Reversal Training in California

    Facing intense political pressure from abortion activists, a major licensing agency stood its ground earlier this month and delivered a major victory for women facing unexpected pregnancies throughout the nation. In a written letter sent Dec. 19, the California Board of Registered Nursing... Read more
  • Power and Sex: Why Our Culture Needs the Church’s Teachings on Sexuality

    The recent testimony of female celebrities and ordinary women who have been preyed upon sexually by powerful men has demanded a reckoning across many sectors of American life. “We are finally becoming conscious of a vice that has been socially accepted,” said the actress Salma Hayek, who... Read more
  • ‘Misinformation’ seen as reason for veto of Pennsylvania abortion bill

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed pro-life legislation that “would have strengthened” the state’s Abortion Control Act “by banning the cruel and brutal practice of dismemberment abortions,” said the state Catholic conference. The legislation, which passed... Read more
  • Judge orders Trump admin to allow abortions for two undocumented immigrants

    A federal judge on Monday ordered the Trump administration to stop blocking two immigrants in the U.S. without legal permission from obtaining abortions. The judge granted the American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) request for temporary restraining orders that would stop officials from... Read more
  • Ohio passes Down syndrome abortion ban

    Pro-life advocates are applauding the Ohio legislature’s passage of a bill to ban abortions of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome. They expect a signature from Gov. John Kasich within the next week or so. Last month, the state House passed the bill 64-31, and the Senate passed it 20-12... Read more
  • Soros money means legal trouble for Amnesty’s Ireland abortion campaign

    Dublin, Ireland, Dec 11, 2017 / 05:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amnesty International is in no position to oppose an Irish law against foreign political funding now that it is under scrutiny for taking money from U.S. financier George Soros’ Open Society Foundations to target the country’s... Read more