Pope Francis Met Secretly With Kim Davis During U.S. Trip

Pope watchers are still reviewing and analyzing the talks which Pope Francis delivered while in the U.S.--his presentation at the White House, before the Congress, to prisoners, to the victims of sexual abuse and their families, to the Bishops, to attendees at the World Meeting of Families. But news of the most interesting meeting of all has just come to light: Apparently, Pope Francis met secretly with Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex … [Read more...]

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House Vote Expected Today to Protect States Which Defund Planned Parenthood

A House vote is expected today on an important effort to support those states which choose to deny Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood or other abortion providers. The “Women’s Public Health and Safety Act” (H.R. 3495), introduced by Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI), would make it clear that federal law does not prevent a state from, at its option, excluding organizations that provide elective abortions from the Medicaid program. According to a Government Accountability Office report released March 20 … [Read more...]

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Catholic Doctor Wins Religious Liberty Case, Need Not Prescribe Contraceptives

A Philadelphia physician who was fired from her job for refusing to prescribe contraception or the morning-after pill, citing her Catholic faith, has won her case in the Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania. The victory ensures that the conscience rights of other medical professionals will also be respected. For thirty-five years, Dr. Doris Fernandes worked at Philadelphia's District Health Center. But the board-certified pediatrician was fired in 2013, after refusing to prescribe … [Read more...]

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