The prolife movement scored a major victory yesterday when the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it is discontinuing a contract that provides funds for research involving fetal tissue procured from elective abortions.
The U.S. Department of Heath and Human Services (HHS) released a list of Title X grants that will no longer include Planned Parenthood affiliates in five states because of their affiliation with abortion, a cut that amounts to a loss of about $44 million in taxpayer funding.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced on Friday that they have produced a final rule that will restore Title X family planning regulations which prohibit funds from being used by clinics who are co-located with abortion facilities or who refer patients for abortions – a move which could impact Planned Parenthood facilities to the tune of $60 million a year.
At long-last, the onerous “birth control mandate” is now officially gone! The Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) issued a final rule yesterday that will provide conscience protections for Americans who have a religious or moral objection to health insurance that covers contraception methods.
If you want to see Planned Parenthood lose up to $60 million of Title X taxpayer dollars, today is the last day to submit your comment to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) asking them to enact the Protect Life Rule.
During what could be his final year in office, President Barack Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new plans to improve the health and well-being of homosexuals by introducing a variety of initiatives to such as providing “cultural competency” training to health care workers and developing definitions of sexual orientation and gender identity.
This Thursday, a critical hearing will be held by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to determine whether politics played a role in a recent decision by the Obama Administration to defund the Church’s highly rated human trafficking programs.
The leaders of 20 national Catholic organizations have published a joint statement protesting the “preventive services” mandate issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in two major Capitol Hill newspapers.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
During a fundraiser in St. Louis earlier this week, President Barack Obama bragged about a new regulation that will force religious institutions to provide birth control coverage for their employees, a rule the U.S. bishops have denounced as an “unprecedented attack on religious liberty.”
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
An international pro-life group has discovered that 11 of the 15 members of the Committee on Preventive Services for Woman of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the group that advised the Department of Health and Human Services HHS to force all private health insurers to pay for FDA-approved contraception, are either tied to major pro-abortion groups or to politicians who support that ideology.