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Irish Bishop: ‘We Are the Unborn Baby’s Last Line of Defense’

The Irish Catholic Bishops seem to have found their voice—and their nerve—in the lead-up to a national referendum that could repeal the constitutional amendment recognizing the rights of the unborn. In a well-financed campaign, abortion supporters have set their sights

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 30: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) participates in a meeting with leaders of free-market and pro-life organizations to discuss advancing a conservative agenda, on Capitol Hill March 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Speaker Paul Ryan Meets with His Allies About Ryancare Redux

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) hosted a small group of allied outside group leaders to thank them for their support for his American Health Care Act, Ryancare, and to talk with them about his next attempt to bring the bill to the House floor.

Anti-abortion activists hold a rally opposing federal funding for Planned Parenthood in front of the U.S. Capitol on July 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) announced a Senate deal to vote on legislation to defund Planned Parenthood before the Senate goes into recess in August. (Photo by

Pro-Life Leaders Doubt Government Shutdown Would Harm Cause Against Planned Parenthood

Only one national pro-life leader is publicly taking the position that a bill to defund Planned Parenthood attached to must-pass legislation would be harmful to the pro-life cause. “[I] think Planned Parenthood is a vile organization, and I resent the fact that they get any tax money,” Tobias said. “But realistically, with President Obama in the White House holding that veto pen, I don’t know that any government shutdown could accomplish what we want. What we have to do is get a new pro-life president in, and we’d have a much better chance of actually taking away their money.”