Pro-life Democrat calls for 'unity' for life
Washington D.C., Jan 24, 2020 / 05:15 pm (CNA).- Pro-life unity comes before party loyalty, a Democratic state senator said Friday at the national March for Life on Friday. “This is not a party issue. This is an issue of unifying America,” Louisiana State Sen. Katrina Jackson (D) told CNA in an interview on Friday, before the 47th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. […]
Remarks by President Trump at the 47th Annual March for Life in Washington
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At March for Life, Trump gets mixed reviews
Washington D.C., Jan 24, 2020 / 04:45 pm (CNA).- On Friday, President Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to address the March for Life in person. His appearance was greeted by pro-lifers with both excitement and hesitation. The presence of the president brought with it additional security, similar to when Vice President Mike Pence spoke at the pre-march rally in 2017, but higher than […]
States announce pro-life, pro-choice initiatives ahead of March for Life
Washington D.C., Jan 24, 2020 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- On the eve of the 2020 March for Life in Washington DC, lawmakers in several states announced the introduction of potentially significant pro-life legislation, while others announced efforts to preserve legal protection for abortion. In Tennessee, Gov. Bill Lee (R) announced Thursday that the state’s Republican lawmakers would pursue several […]
California abortion mandate violates federal law, Trump administration says
Washington D.C., Jan 24, 2020 / 02:23 pm (CNA).- The Trump administration has said that California state policies violate federal law for requiring abortion coverage in religious groups’ health insurance plans – a mandate that Catholic leaders had charged “directly targeted” Catholic universities that had stopped paying for employees’ elective abortions. California […]
'Pro-Life is Pro-Woman': The 2020 March for Life
Washington D.C., Jan 24, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- A crowd estimated in at least the tens of thousands flooded the National Mall for the March for Life on Friday. The annual gathering draws pro-life advocates from all over the U.S. and foreign countries to Washington, D.C., marking the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Jan. 22, 1973 decision that legalized abortion. The march was kicked […]
Trump at March for Life: 'I am truly proud to stand with you'
Washington D.C., Jan 24, 2020 / 12:07 pm (CNA).- President Donald Trump addressed the annual March for Life Friday, telling pro-life demonstrators that he is an advocate for the right to life of unborn children, and calling for a federal prohibition on late-term abortion. The president spoke about his administration’s record on abortion policy and criticized Democrats at the state and […]
Pray for a ‘Transparent Heart That Only Seeks Justice and Peace,’ Exhorts Pope Francis
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HHS Secretary says he is proud to lead 'Department of Life'
Washington D.C., Jan 24, 2020 / 10:00 am (CNA).- The U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said his department is committed to protecting life “from conception to natural death,” as he prepares to attend Friday’s national March for Life. “We are proud to be ‘the Department of Life’ and will continue protecting life and lives while upholding the […]
Bishops and Caritas Sound Alarm Against Human Trafficking in Papua New Guinea
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