BISHOPS WELCOME INCLUSION OF CONSCIENCE PROVISIONS IN HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS BILL

WASHINGTON— The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor/HHS “took a first, urgently needed step toward upholding rights of conscience and religious freedom in our health care system,” by including two key provisions in its appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2013, according to the chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities for the U.S. Conference of Catholic …

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Urge U.S. Senators to Vote for the Blunt Amendment To Protect Conscience Rights and Block an Abortion Mandate!

WASHINGTON (Updated February 16, 2012) — The U.S. Senate is expected to vote soon on a vital pro-life amendment offered by Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) to a highway bill that is pending on the Senate floor. The most likely time frame for the vote now appears to be the week of February 27. The text …

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