The European Parliament passed a resolution Thursday designating atrocities committed by the Islamic State terrorist group against religious minorities as “genocide.”
February 4, 2016, 2:10 PM EST
Sen. Lee Launches ‘Constitutional Rehabilitation’ Project: ‘Congress Has Recast Itself as the Back Seat Driver in American Politics’
February 3, 2016, 7:05 PM EST
Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) launched a new initiative in Congress Wednesday, described as a “network of House and Senate conservatives working together on a new agenda of government reform” that “focuses on congressional rehabilitation,” based on the original powers vested in Congress by Article 1 of the Constitution.
February 2, 2016, 3:56 PM EST
The Office of General Counsel of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) filed an amicus curiae brief Monday in a Supreme Court case in support a 2013 Texas law requiring abortion clinic doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital and for abortion facilities to meet ambulatory surgical center requirements.
February 1, 2016, 3:06 PM EST
A recent oversight report by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) inspector general found that during the 2014 Ebola outbreak, "Diplomats, United Nations workers, U.S. Government employees, or other dignitaries were not thoroughly scrutinized or were incorrectly assumed to be exempt from Ebola screening” by Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
Abortion Group on Rand Paul’s Pro-Life Views: ‘Keep Saying Sh*t Like That, You’re Gonna Get Punched’
January 29, 2016, 2:27 PM EST
January 27, 2016, 4:24 PM EST
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tuesday that “in Europe and elsewhere, Jews are once again being targeted just for being Jews.”
January 26, 2016, 3:52 PM EST
Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) said Friday at the March for Life that while some people claim “efforts to defend and protect life at all stages of development constitute a war on women,” she rejects that notion. “I will remind them that I am a woman and I have been to war,” said Ernst, an Iraq War veteran who served in the Iowa National Guard, “let me be clear, there’s no ‘War on Women.’”
January 25, 2016, 6:45 PM EST
Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) told CNSNews.com Friday that in order to keep pro-life legislation “moving in the right direction,” America needs “a leader who stands with the weakest and the most vulnerable, not one who oppresses them the way Obama does.”
January 25, 2016, 1:36 PM EST
Sister Constance Veit, one of the Little Sisters of the Poor in attendance at President Barack Obama’s State of the Union, told CNSNews.com that a part of the speech that affected her was when he “expressed the desire for respect for all faiths in the same paragraph as he talked about Pope Francis -- so it was just my prayer that it would all be a reality.”
January 22, 2016, 5:41 PM EST
GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina told CNSNews.com that the March for Life, an annual march to the Supreme Court protesting abortion on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, was important to her, because “it debunks the litanies of the Left.”
January 21, 2016, 3:25 PM EST
In a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday about the 43rd anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision which legalized abortion, Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said the decision shifted values in the U.S. such that there was a change “from ‘there’s a baby on the way’” to “that family gets to choose if that’s a baby or not.’”
Pro-Life Lawmaker: This Year’s March for Life Theme Challenges Falsehood That Abortion Empowers Women
January 20, 2016, 6:27 PM EST
Participants pray during the 2015 March for Life on the National Mall in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)(CNSNews.com) – This year’s March for Life theme confronts the falsehood that abortion is “a means of female empowerment,” Rep.
January 19, 2016, 1:44 PM EST
The vast majority of Americans, including those who label themselves pro-choice, favor restrictions on abortion, according to a Marist poll released Tuesday.
January 18, 2016, 6:04 PM EST
Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) commented on recent efforts by Republicans to defund Planned Parenthood, saying that while Congress will “continue to have this debate” one point of agreement was “we want to reduce the number of unplanned, unwanted pregnancies and then there won't be a demand for abortions.”
January 15, 2016, 7:51 AM EST
Planned Parenthood filed a civil lawsuit Thursday against the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), the organization that did a series of undercover videos released last summer which showed Planned Parenthood officials discussing the availability and sale of aborted baby body parts.
January 14, 2016, 3:32 PM EST
Rep. Chris Smith (R- N.J.) spoke out Tuesday against China’s population control policies commenting on the shift from the country’s infamous one-child policy to a two-child policy in October.
January 13, 2016, 2:45 PM EST
At the State of the Union on Tuesday, Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) said that the empty chair President Barack Obama left in the first lady’s box for victims of gun violence should have been left for “those who’ve had their heads cut off or killed through ISIL, because that was the true cause of the problem in San Bernardino.”
January 12, 2016, 9:00 PM EST
Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Ky., clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses for homosexuals, commented on what she considered to be President Barack Obama’s legacy
January 11, 2016, 3:34 PM EST
More than 200 members of Congress - 205 Republicans and 2 Democrats - filed a friend-of-the-court brief Monday on behalf of the Little Sisters of the Poor in the Supreme Court case Zubik v. Burwell in which the high court will decide whether the Little Sisters and other religious ministries can be compelled by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to offer drugs in their health plans that violate their religious beliefs.
January 8, 2016, 11:22 AM EST
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) defended Planned Parenthood on the House floor Wednesday just before the House passed a bill that defunds Planned Parenthood and repeals Obamacare, saying that the nation’s largest abortion provider actually “protects life.”