Planned Parenthood Now Under Federal Investigation

It’s official! After a month of speculation following a request by the FBI for unredacted documents pertaining to a Congressional investigation of Planned Parenthood, Justice Department officials have now confirmed that they are officially investigating Planned Parenthood’s practices concerning the sale of fetal tissue.

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Cardinal Warns Senate About Growing Threat to Religious Liberty of Catholics

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

During testimony on behalf of the U.S. bishops before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing last week, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick addressed the “growing threats to religious liberty” Catholics are currently facing in America as a result of the spread of radical secularism.

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Kagan Confirmation Vote Delayed

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

Conservative members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have managed to delay the vote on the confirmation of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court, citing concerns about her lack of judicial experience and several controversial positions she took regarding military recruiting at Harvard and the partial birth abortion debate.

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Senate Judiciary Committee Asked to Investigate Discrepancies in Kagan Testimony

by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

A representative of a leading pro-life legal organization testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee and told a packed assembly that not only should the Senate reject the nomination of Elena Kagan for Supreme Court Justice, but they should investigate discrepancies between her written record and the testimony she gave during last week’s hearings.

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