In the News - 2020

Catholics for Choice Stands with Colorado against Ballot Measure 115

Catholics for Choice stood with an interfaith coalition in Colorado to defeat Proposition 115 which sought to effectively ban abortions in Colorado later in pregnancy. We are proud to have stood with all of the organizers to defeat this measure and to lift up the voices of pro-choice Catholics who opposed it. Catholics for Choice […]

Catholics for Choice Stands with Louisiana against Ballot Measure 1

The passage of Amendment 1 in Louisiana enshrines anti-choice principles in the state’s constitution and has the potential to endanger the lives of vulnerable individuals. Catholics for Choice stood with Louisiana Catholics against this measure which will deprive people of the right to follow their conscience in reproductive health decisions.  This targeted attack on the […]

NEWSWEEK

BY CAITLIN YILEK, ZENGER NEWS ON 9/29/20 AT 8:29 AM EDT A conservative Roman Catholic cardinal says Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden should not receive Holy Communion during Sunday Masses because his views on abortion are at sharp odds with Vatican teaching. Cardinal Raymond Burke cited Biden’s long history of defending pro-choice positions, saying the […]

Texas Exploits Pandemic to Restrict Access

A recent New York Times piece highlighted the difficulties Texas women are experiencing attempting to access reproductive healthcare as a result of the governor and attorney general exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to restrict access to abortion services. Our Catholic faith’s teachings demand that we respect the conscience-based decisions people make, including the right to continue […]

The Hill Conservatives privilege ideology over expertise in this global health crisis

I was deeply troubled by Father Frank Pavone’s attack on the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) in The Hill. Pavone seeks to discredit ACOG’s medical expertise by suggesting that the body, along with its 60,000 board-certified obstetrician-gynecologists members, cannot simultaneously support abortion access, a key component of women’s reproductive health, and also be […]

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