Supreme Court to Take Case on Abortion Pill Availability

The Supreme Court agreed Dec. 13 to look at a dispute over the availability of a commonly used abortion pill, mifepristone, making it the first abortion case it will hear since its decision overturning Roe v. Wade last year.

South Carolina Gov. Signs School Choice Bill into Law

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster signed a school choice bill into law on May 4 that will enable families in the state to receive annual vouchers for their children’s education-related expenses, including private school tuition.

Human Composting Is Now Legal in New York State

Natural Organic Reduction (NOR), also called “human composting,” is now legal New York State. Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill on Dec. 30 which lets NOR facilities operate as cemetery corporations in the state.

NY’s Human Composting Bill Remains Grave Concern

The New York State Catholic Conference is urging Gov. Kathy Hochul to veto the bill that would legalize “green” burial processes that involve natural decomposition with other organic materials to convert the body into dirt.