U.S. House members in bipartisan vote pass Conscience Protection Act

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a bipartisan 245-182 vote, House members July 13 passed the Conscience Protection Act, which would provide legal protection to doctors, nurses, hospitals, and all health care providers who choose not to perform abortions as part of their health care practice.

Group hopes its latest Tweetfest draws new people to pro-life movement

WASHINGTON (CNS) — ProLife Youth hopes its July 15 Tweetfest will raise the visibility of the pro-life movement and attract new followers, the organization's vice president said.

Prelates say House bill would protect religious freedom at federal level

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee July 12 held a hearing on the First Amendment Defense Act, a bill two U.S. archbishops said would provide "a measure of protection for religious freedom at the federal level."