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What Catholics Need to Know About Biden’s Executive Order on Gender Identity

The disparate reactions to President Biden’s executive order on gender identity represent more than America’s polarized politics; they hint at deeper conflicts over the nature of the human person and the common good.

Remembering the Legacy of Pro-Life Pioneer Joseph Scheidler

Joseph Scheidler’s death marked the end of an era for a movement that was often defined by his style of pro-life advocacy — advocacy that was so effective that the National Organization of Women brought lawsuit after lawsuit against him to try and stop it.

Pardon Me? Pro-Life Heroine Anthony Left a Lasting Pro-Life Legacy

Susan B. Anthony believed that by directly challenging unjust laws, she was not just being a good citizen of the United States, but she was remaining obedient to God, who created both man and woman in his image and likeness.

‘Choose to Be Catholic and Carry Jesus Into the Public Square’: A Congressman’s Advice to Graduates

To help ease the pain of an experience cut short, a slew of celebrities, elected officials and notable personalities offered virtual commencement addresses. But one virtual address stood out from almost every other.

‘It Isn’t Hate to Speak the Truth’: J.K. Rowling Takes a Stand against Gender Ideology, and We Should Stand with Her

The transgender movement’s rapid redefinition of what it means to be a human person — who we are — threatens our culture, religious freedom and human flourishing.

From Gowns to Masks: One Woman’s Ministry of Charity

A Chicago-area woman’s act of charity for one child quickly — but sadly — blossomed into a full-time ministry. When the COVID-19 epidemic began to hit the Chicago area hard, she was suddenly compelled to change the focus of her work.

Why States Are Trying to End Hormones, Surgeries for Gender-Confused Children

In nearly a dozen states, lawmakers are seeking to ban experimental medical treatments for children who experience gender dysphoria or who identify as transgender.

True Empowerment: 2020 March for Life Theme Returns to Pro-Life Beliefs of Early Feminism

Pro-life women hope to achieve genuine equality for women, working for a world in which every pregnancy, planned or unplanned, is always accommodated and celebrated as a gift that only women can bring.

Addressing the Wounds of Abortion

While it is true that many women have experienced abortion, it is not true that it is their “best choice.” Many women who share this experience are dedicated to helping other women avoid making the same mistake.