By Dave Andrusko As many of our NRL News Today readers know, the Knights of Columbus are a powerful force on behalf of unborn babies. Under the leadership of Supreme Knight Carl Anderson, the KOC has grown to nearly 2 million members. That’s why it was so encouraging that Mr. Anderson sent out an action …Continue reading "Knights of Columbus urge support for Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act"
Carl Anderson calls for expansion of ultrasound initiative Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last ten …Continue reading "Knights of Columbus Sets Goal of Saving 1 Million Unborn Lives"
By Dave Andrusko The latest Marist survey taken for the Knights of Columbus reveals that 59% of Americans support a ban on abortions after 20 weeks, except to save the life of the mother. Only 35% oppose the ban. Twenty weeks is the point at which medical science demonstrates that the unborn child can experience …Continue reading "New Knights of Columbus Poll finds strong support for ban on abortions after 20 weeks and vigorous opposition to tax-funded abortions"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through September 6. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last five months. This first ran July …Continue reading "Marist Institute for Public Opinion shows strong majorities against federal funding of abortion and for limitation on abortion"
Addressing convention, Carl Anderson defends religious liberty, persecuted Christians TORONTO — Because it has resulted in human devastation on a massive scale, “abortion is different” the CEO of the Knights of Columbus told a convention of the organization’s members and nearly 100 Catholic bishops on Tuesday. He added that “it is time to stop creating …Continue reading "Opposition to Abortion is Central to Building a Loving Society, says K of C Leader"
By Dave Andrusko Each year, right around the annual March for Life, the Knights of Columbus releases the results of a poll on abortion conducted for the KOC by The Marist Institute for Public Opinion. The KOC asks slightly different questions which help the average citizen get a feel for where the American public …Continue reading "Knights of Columbus poll finds that large majorities support pro-life legislation and believe abortion is morally wrong"
By Dave Andrusko A new Marist poll conducted for the Knights of Columbus reveals that 83% of Americans favor significant limitations on what is now essentially abortion on demand. That is up 4 points from last year. A total of 56% of respondents believe either that abortion should never be permitted (10%), allowed only to …Continue reading "More than four in five Americans support major limitations on abortion, KOC poll shows"
By Dave Andrusko Although it is all faith traditions that Obama’s mandate has in its cross-hairs, it is the Catholic Church which has been most vocal in warning about the threat to religious liberties posed by the requirement that all religious institutions–universities, hospitals, and charities–pay for health insurance that covers sterilization and contraception. Here are …Continue reading "Knights of Columbus Head Says there is “a new hostility to the role of religious institutions in American life at a time when government is expanding its reach in extraordinary ways”"