Abortion in America: The Fight For Life

In this Tablet supplement, a state-by-state look at statistics, laws and how they might change; Bishop Brennan’s column; a resource guide for mothers and moms-to-be in the Diocese of Brooklyn and more.

Officials Condemn Violence, Threats After High Court Leak on Abortion Case

Biden administration officials issued a statement against violence May 9 following protests outside the homes of two Supreme Court justices in the Washington area as well as a spate of vandalism and disruptions targeting locales of groups that oppose abortion. Some of them include Catholic churches.

Maryland Lawmakers Override Governor’s Veto of Expansive Abortion Bill

Calling it “a sad day for women’s health and safety in Maryland,” the Maryland Catholic Conference strongly criticized the state’s General Assembly for overriding Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a bill that will now become law and greatly expand abortion access in the state.

USCCB President, Committee Chairmen Recommit Church to Pro-Life Initiatives

As the nation awaits the U.S. Supreme Court’s most significant abortion ruling in decades, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the chairmen of eight USCCB committees joined together “in prayer and expectant hope that states will again be able to protect women and children from the injustice of abortion.”