See You in Court! Challenges Expected to New Iowa Abortion Law

Even before the ink was dry on a new Iowa abortion law that will ban all abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, the abortion industry announced plans to challenge the law – but confident supporters say “See you in court!”

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SCOTUS Orders Response from Abortion Lobby

The U.S. Supreme Court has given the abortion lobby until January 26 to respond to a petition filed by attorneys for pro-life activist David Daleiden asking to reverse the gag order that is preventing Daleiden from releasing more damning videos exposing the trafficking of human body parts throughout the abortion industry.

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Catholic Charities Takes Legal Action Against Illinois Civil Union Law

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

The leaders of three Catholic dioceses in Illinois – Springfield, Peoria and Joliet – initiated legal action yesterday on behalf of their Catholic Charities asking the courts to allow them to continue to provide foster care without recognizing the parental rights granted to same-sex and cohabiting couples in a recently enacted civil unions bill.

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Domestic Terrorism Ignored After Bomb Thrown at Pro-Life Prayer Vigil

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

In spite of the extensive coverage given whenever an act of violence is perpetrated against an abortion clinic, when an unknown assailant threw a Molotov cocktail at an elderly woman who was part of a 40 Days for Life protest last week in Kalispell, Montana, not even the local police paid much attention.

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