Misjudging the President

Dear Editor: Paul Markowski (June 17) seems to assume a privilege to repeat demagogic characterizations of President Trump simply because these are popularly taken for granted.

Trump Steers Funding Away From PP’s Abortion Clinics

President Donald Trump signed a bill into law that allows states to redirect Title X family planning funding away from clinics performing abortions and to community clinics providing comprehensive health care for women and children.

Catholic Pols Urged to Not Misrepresent Church

Comments made by Catholic legislators in New Mexico in support of abortion and physician-assisted suicide “do not represent” church teaching and “may be confusing to the Catholic faithful,” said the state’s Catholic bishops.

Teens Being Fed Fake News By the Secular Media

Teen Vogue is a magazine for teen and pre-teen girls that focuses on fashion, makeup, shopping and pop culture. Its Facebook page has been “liked” by almost six million people, undoubtedly most of them teenagers.

Norma McCorvey

Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff “Jane Roe” in the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion virtually on demand, died Feb. 18 at an assisted-living facility in Katy, Texas. She was 69.

Trump Axes Funds for Abortion

President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order Jan. 23 reinstating the “Mexico City Policy,” which bans all foreign nongovernmental organizations receiving U.S. funds from performing or promoting abortion as a method of family planning in other countries.

St. Louis Bishops Oppose City As a Sanctuary for Abortion

A proposed city ordinance seeks to make St. Louis a “sanctuary for abortion,” said Archbishop Robert J. Carlson, who called the measure an attack on the “most deeply held moral and religious convictions of the people of this great city.”

Children in the Womb

Within this past week, the first of the 2017 State Legislative Session, already the Democrats and the Republicans are debating abortion expansion.

A Pro-Life Year

2016 will forever be known as the year that the media got it wrong. The arrogance of those “opinion makers” was proven again and again through the year. It can be argued that most Americans believe that abortion is murder, plain and simple. It is apparent that abortion is something that the vast majority of Americans oppose.

Pope: Acts of Mercy Must Continue

Acknowledging and sharing God’s mercy is a permanent part of the Christian life, so initiatives undertaken during the special Year of Mercy must continue, Pope Francis said.