Stand With Moms in Need

“Every human life, unique and unrepeatable, has value in and of itself; it is of inestimable value”

Pope Francis

On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court issued their decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization holding that, “The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives.” We must redouble our efforts to accompany women and couples who are facing unexpected or difficult pregnancies, as well as to offer mercy to those suffering from abortion. And we must certainly better communicate the Church’s pastoral response that already exists at our parishes and in our ministries.

Archbishop Broglio Calls for Radical Solidarity with Pregnant Mothers

I write today deeply saddened that last week, in a 51-48 vote, the Senate let stand the Administration’s new Department of Veterans Affairs’ rule that provides for abortion at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers in certain circumstances. In parallel, the Administration is also implementing a Department of Defense policy which mandates federal funding for abortion travel and compels military commanders to authorize such undertakings… READ MORE

Background Information

In California, the overturning of the Roe v. Wade decision has resulted in California’s legislature and governor enacting even more extreme pro-abortion measures. That has included increased funding  for abortion, including for those coming from out of state, and changed the law in a number of ways. As part of this, the legislature has placed on the Nov. 8 ballot Proposition 1. We urge a NO vote on Proposition 1, which will allow abortion with no restrictions for all nine months, until just prior to birth. More information here.
Those promoting abortion are also advancing false arguments that state that life-saving procedures in case of ectopic pregnancies would be illegal if abortion were ever made illegal. Click on the link below to learn what the law actually says and what the Catholic Church actually teaches. You can also download a one-page resource sheet on “The Truth about Abortion and Women’s Health.”

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