Lauretta Brown is a Staff Reporter with CNS News covering Congress and a range of issues including healthcare, religious freedom, and foreign policy. Her work has appeared on outlets like the Drudge Report and Yahoo News. She is a graduate of Thomas Aquinas College.

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December 7, 2016, 11:54 AM EST
Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) made remarks on the Senate floor Tuesday in defense of an award-winning “Dear Future Mom” video, which was banned from airing on French television due to concerns that the expressions of happy children with Down syndrome in the video were “inappropriate” because they were "likely to disturb the conscience of women who had lawfully made different personal life choices.”
December 7, 2016, 10:53 AM EST
Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) (AP Photo)( – Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) held a forum Tuesday on the future of the Electoral College, which he claimed was “rooted in slavery.”
December 5, 2016, 2:30 PM EST
The Satanic Temple released a statement Saturday challenging new rules proposed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott which require aborted babies to be cremated or buried and go into effect Dec. 19th.
December 5, 2016, 10:41 AM EST
Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.), a cardiac surgeon, countered claims Thursday that the work of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives was halting “vital medical research.”
December 2, 2016, 3:08 PM EST
During House floor debate Thursday over providing additional funding to the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives, which is looking into the ethics of the medical practices of abortion service providers and the business practices of the procurement organizations who sell baby body parts, Reps. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) and Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) called the committee “fake” and claimed it would fuel “fake news.”
November 30, 2016, 6:29 PM EST
Advocates against government waste gathered on Capitol Hill Wednesday to discuss ways in which President-elect Donald Trump could cut wasteful spending, with some expressing cautious optimism that he may take positive steps once in the Oval Office
November 28, 2016, 3:11 PM EST
( – Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) released his second “Federal Fumbles” report on Monday calling out 100 examples of the misuse of taxpayer dollars through out-of-control government spending and regulation.
November 28, 2016, 12:14 PM EST
Project Defending Life, a pro-life pregnancy center in Albuquerque, N.M., was targeted by an arson attack last Tuesday in what is being described as a possible hate crime by an FBI spokesman.
November 22, 2016, 11:43 AM EST
France’s Conseil d'État (State Council) banned the award-winning “Dear Future Mom” video from airing on French television due to concerns that the expressions of happy children with Down syndrome in the video were “inappropriate” because they were "likely to disturb the conscience of women who had lawfully made different personal life choices.”
November 21, 2016, 5:35 PM EST
( – A poll released Friday by the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) shows that a majority of voters, 64%, support legislation such as the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act that would prohibit abortions nationwide after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
November 21, 2016, 3:30 PM EST
Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) spoke Friday at the Federalist Society’s National Lawyers Convention and urged the “restoration of balance between the legislature and the executive branch,” citing an instance of regulatory agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) being unaccountable to the people in his state of Nebraska.
November 17, 2016, 3:09 PM EST
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito opened the national convention of the Federalist Society in Washington, D.C., Thursday with a moving tribute to the late Justice Antonin Scalia but also warned of “unprecedented challenges to our constitutional structure” and that freedom of religion is in “greater danger.”
November 16, 2016, 3:37 PM EST
A little over half, - 51 percent - of Americans are “more confident” in President-elect Donald Trump’s ability to serve as president based on his actions in the past few days post-election, according to a national Gallup poll released Wednesday.
November 15, 2016, 5:15 PM EST
( – The Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) released a mobile app on Tuesday for “decision-makers and advocates” to track and address gender disparities in the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
November 15, 2016, 12:52 PM EST
( – House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told on Tuesday that President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to build “an impenetrable, physical wall on the southern border” will be addressed legislatively by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives and he agreed that it is a priority.
November 14, 2016, 6:18 PM EST
Palestinian Ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour said Friday that if President-elect Donald Trump follows through on his campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, then “nobody should blame us for unleashing all of the weapons that we have in the U.N. to defend ourselves, and we have a lot of weapons in the U.N.”
November 14, 2016, 11:15 AM EST
A majority of those who voted for President-elect Donald Trump said that the Republican Party platform’s strong positions on the unborn and religious liberty impacted their vote, according to a Friday poll by WPA Opinion Research that was commission by Family Research Council (FRC).
November 11, 2016, 12:27 PM EST
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) appeared on “Fox & Friends” on Friday morning to discuss President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promise to “build a wall along the southern border.”
November 10, 2016, 2:43 PM EST
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), an organization that has been praised by Obama’s Justice Department for combating “domestic extremism” and designates groups on a “Hate Map” including some controversial listings of conservative groups, reacted Wednesday to the news of President-elect Donald Trump’s win calling it a “new reality.”