• U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Committee Chairman on Chemical Abortion Pill Policy Change
    WASHINGTON – The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that they will no longer be enforcing the “in-person dispensing requirement” for the chemical abortion pills during the remainder of the COVID-19 public health emergency. This requirement was put in place by public health officials over twenty years ago, under President Bill Clinton, as a necessary ...
  • No Taxpayer Abortion
    SIGN THE PETITION Taxpayer dollars should NOT pay for abortion.  Tell Congress not to tak innocent lives!  Sign the petition at NoTaxpayerAbortion.com. FLYER No Taxpayer Abortion Flyer INFOGRAPHIC:  NOT TAXPAYER ABORTION Educate others with this handy reverence sheet of facts and figures. . It explains how the Hyde Amendment protects human life, the perilous danger of it being eliminated, and ...
  • Action Needed to Stop Infanticide
    The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 619) has again been introduced in Congress to protect babies from infanticide. But efforts to bring the bill to a vote in the House are being blocked. Your action is needed to urge your Representative to sign a discharge petition that would allow this vote to occur. Some states have passed laws ...
  • Webinar recording of The Equality Act and What it Means for Catholics
    A one-hour national briefing about the Equality Act brought to you by the Archdioceses of Los Angeles and New York, the Dioceses of Arlington and Green Bay together with the Catholic Conferences of Colorado and Virginia and in collaboration with Catholic dioceses throughout the country. To view the recording click here.
  • Clinic Access and Sidewalk Counseling Ruling
    On March 10, 2021 US Court of Appeals (Second Circuit) gave a decision in a case brought by New York’s Attorney General against pro-life sidewalk counselors/protestors in Queens. The full decision by the Court is here, and Mr. Ed Mechmann, Director of Public Policy for the Archdiocese of New York, wrote a memo on the ruling. ...
  • News Release 3/10/2021
    Statement of USCCB President and Bishop Chairmen in Response to Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act
  • Statement of U.S. Bishops’ President on Abortion Funding in American Rescue Plan
    Archbishop Gomez’s full statement follows: “Our nation needs to heal, come together, and help one another. The American Rescue Plan is an important step in the right direction. It should provide much needed assistance for American families and businesses hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic. “However, we are deeply concerned that this important legislation, as written, risks ...
  • Urgent Action needed to prevent taxpayer funding for abortion in COVID Relief Bill
    Last Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a new COVID relief bill, called the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which addresses the needs of many vulnerable people related to the pandemic. Unfortunately, unlike previous COVID relief bills, this bill appropriates billions of taxpayer dollars that are not subject to longstanding, bi-partisan pro-life protections ...
  • The Equality Act discriminates against people of faith and threatens unborn life. Tell Congress to oppose it!
    Everyone deserves to be treated with respect and dignity. The Equality Act, which is being voted on in the U.S. House of Representatives soon, in many ways does the opposite and needs to be opposed. Instead of respecting differences in beliefs about marriage and sexuality, the Equality Act would discriminate against people of faith. The ...
  • Oppose Doctor-Assisted Suicide
    Proponents of doctor-assisted suicide are pushing their agenda in states across the country, and New York is in their sights. They seek to make it legal for terminally ill patients to receive life-ending drugs. These policies are dangerous for patients, caregivers, and vulnerable populations such as the elderly and persons who are disabled. Suicide is ...