Tag: House of Representatives

U.S. bishops ‘gravely disappointed’ with House passage of Equality Act

U.S. bishops ‘gravely disappointed’ with House passage of Equality Act

Five U.S. bishops, chairmen of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ committees or subcommittees, said May 17 they were “gravely disappointed” with the U.S. House of Representatives passage of the Equality Act.

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GOP House members urge Democrats to allow vote on ‘Born-Alive’ measure

GOP House members urge Democrats to allow vote on ‘Born-Alive’ measure

| March 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Republican leaders in the House are calling on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, and other House Democrats “to stop blocking” a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.

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House budget bill repeals ‘Mexico City Policy’ on NGO abortion funding

House budget bill repeals ‘Mexico City Policy’ on NGO abortion funding

| January 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

The budget bill passed by the House of Representatives to try to end the partial government shutdown includes a provision to repeal the “Mexico City Policy” that prohibits U.S. funding of foreign nongovernmental organizations that perform or promote abortion.

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House passes anti-trafficking bill; measure goes to Senate

House passes anti-trafficking bill; measure goes to Senate

| July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The House passed a bill July 12 that puts more than $500 million over the next four years into efforts to fight labor and sex trafficking both in the United States and abroad.

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17 Republicans seek House commitment to environmental stewardship

17 Republicans seek House commitment to environmental stewardship

| Dennis Sadowski | March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Seventeen Republicans in the House of Representatives are calling on their colleagues to express a commitment to “conservative environmental stewardship.”

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Archbishop Hebda opens 2017 legislative session with prayer

Archbishop Hebda opens 2017 legislative session with prayer

| January 3, 2017 | 2 Comments

In addressing the 100-plus members of the House of Representatives, Archbishop Hebda prayed that they be instruments of God’s providential care, especially to those most in need and on the “margins of society.”

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