ACLU to Church: Provide Abortion to Immigrants!

Hispanic girlThe American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing the federal government to obtain records related to reproductive healthcare policy for unaccompanied immigrant children provided by federally-funded Catholic agencies to determine if they are refusing to offer abortion and contraceptive care to these children.

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Utah Girl Scouts Start LGBT Troop

Utah Pride Center

Utah Pride Center

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

In an effort to make children of same-sex parents and those who are questioning their gender feel at home in the Girl Scouts, a Utah-based outreach coordinator has launched the first “sexuality-based” troop in Salt Lake City which will meet in the Utah Pride Center.

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Fellow Physicians Want Dr. Oz to Resign

dr oz 2The country’s best known doctor and New Age guru, Dr. Mehmet Oz, may be in a battle for his professional life as a group of doctors pressure Columbia University Hospital to remove him from his prestigious position because of his endorsement of “quack treatments and cures in the interest of financial gain.”

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Faithful Sisters Protest Day of Silence

marin catholicCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

A Catholic high school in the troubled Archdiocese of San Francisco is the scene of a new uproar after a group of faithful Dominican Sisters walked out of their classrooms last Friday to protest the national Day of Silence which is orchestrated by an organization that promotes homosexuality among school students.

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