Tag: march for life

Democrat-Led States to Sue Trump over Blocking Funds to Planned Parenthood

Democrat-led states allied with Planned Parenthood are challenging the Trump administration’s new rule that would block about $60 million in family planning funding to the organization because it provides and refers for abortions. Officials from Washington, Oregon, Connecticut, New York, and California say they will sue the Trump administration over the new rule that marks a […]

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Senate Democrats Block Bill to Protect Babies Surviving Abortion

Senate Democrats – led by Washington Sen. Patty Murray – blocked a bill that would require babies born alive during abortion to receive reasonable medical care and transport to a hospital. Nebraska Republican Sen. Ben Sasse introduced the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S. 130) to protect babies who have survived failed abortions. Sasse went […]

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WATCH: Nick Sandmann’s Lawyers Release Video of ‘The Truth’ About ‘March for Life’

Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann’s legal team released a 15-minute video on Friday exposing “the truth” about what happened to him at January’s March for Life. Sandmann’s lead attorney, nationally-recognized First Amendment expert L. Lin Wood, said in a tweet Saturday that the release of the full video was meant to show “the full […]

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Pro-Life Activists: Women’s Rights Aren’t Built on ‘Broken Bodies’ of Children

Despite freezing weather and short notice, a large group of pro-life activists turned up in Lorton, Virginia, to express outrage and opposition to Delegate Kathy Tran’s (D-Fairfax) proposed bill in the state’s General Assembly to allow abortion up to the moment of birth. Following videos of Tran explaining that the legislation would allow abortion through […]

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Kentucky bishop apologizes for reaction to viral encounter

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A northern Kentucky bishop has apologized for his diocese’s reaction to a videotaped encounter last week at the Lincoln Memorial between a group of high school students and Native American marchers. An initial joint statement from the Diocese of Covington and Covington Catholic High School on Saturday had condemned the students […]

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Lila Rose on Covington Kids: ‘Their Crime Was Being Catholic, Pro-Life’

Lila Rose, president and founder of the pro-life organization Live Action, joined Wednesday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight to discuss false narratives surrounding last Friday’s events with Covington Catholic High School students in Washington, DC. Rose told Breitbart News Senior Editors-at-Large Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak that the students were targeted by deceptive news media […]

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Washington Post Correction: Nathan Phillips ‘Was Never Deployed to Vietnam’

The Washington Post has walked back claims about the military record of Nathan Phillips, the Native American activist at the center of a national controversy captured on video at Friday’s Woman’s March in Washington, D.C. In a January 20 report titled — “‘It was getting ugly’: Native American drummer speaks on his encounter with MAGA-hat-wearing teens” — the Post‘s Cleve […]

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CNN’s Kirsten Powers: Covington Students Called Classmate ‘N***er’ with Hand Gesture

CNN political analyst and USA Today columnist Kirsten Powers bizarrely claimed on Monday that Covington Catholic High School students referred to a black classmate as a racial slur with silent hand gestures to their harassers — who were actually saying the word. The alleged gesture occurred in the lead up to a confrontation between some of the school’s students and a […]

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The Abortion Wars Have Become a Fight Over Science

It was perhaps, at first glance, an unusual feature of the 2019 March for Life that it downplayed what many have come to think of as the central claim of the anti-abortion movement: that the unborn have a constitutional right to life. Instead, march organizers focused on proclaiming that science […]

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Polish Legislator Invites ‘Wrongfully Accused’ MAGA Boys to Address Parliament

A Polish lawmaker has issued an invitation to students from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky to address the Polish Parliament after they were falsely accused of mocking Native Americans following the March for Life in Washington, D.C. “Dear Covington Catholic students, I’d like to invite you to the Polish Parliament. After watching this video, […]

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Watch Live: Native American Activists Hold ‘Peace Vigil’ Outside Covington Diocese

UPDATE: In a statement on the event’s Facebook page, the organizers say that the demonstration will be held outside the Diocese of Covington instead of the school: We understand the concerns about showing up outside the school itself and have decided to switch locations to the Diocese of Covington. We have advocated non-violence and accountability […]

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Covington Catholic High School Cancels Classes Over Safety Concerns

“After meeting with local authorities, we have made the decision to cancel school and be closed on Tuesday, January 22, in order to ensure the safety of our students, faculty and staff,” Robert Rowe, the school’s principal, wrote in an email to parents and employees. “All activities on campus will be cancelled for the entire […]

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Catholic Leaders Refuse to Retract Slander of School Boys at March for Life

A number of Catholic leaders and institutions who slandered a group of Catholic school boys after the annual March for Life remain silent after the boys were shown to be innocent. A short video released on social media made it appear that a group of students from Covington Catholic High School could have accosted Native […]

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After Viral Video, Families of Covington Are Swiftly Circling to Protect Their Boys

COVINGTON, Ky. — On Friday night, all anyone at Covington Catholic High School was talking about was that their star Colonels basketball team had unexpectedly lost to the rival St. Xavier Bombers, 55-45. For the “Colonel Crazies,” as locals call them, identity is wrapped in state championship titles, and their […]

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Hollywood Melts Down over Covington Catholic Race Hoax: ‘This is A Disgrace. This is Not America.’

Hollywood celebrities joined the establishment media this weekend in promoting what has amounted to a hoax campaign targeting Catholic high school students with allegations of “racism” over their encounter with a Native American man at the March for Life. “This is appalling. The ignorance. The gall. The disrespect. It’s shameful. And sadly on brand. When […]

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Twitter Allows ‘Verified’ Calls for Violence Against Conservative High School Kids

But when innocent conservative high school kids are flooded with violent threats, targeted harassment and doxing on the basis of media-promoted misinformation, Jack Dorsey and his staff seem to do nothing — it even briefly promoted the smears. Over the past 48 hours, an angry mob of Twitter users — many of them with blue checkmarks […]

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CNN’s Dave Briggs: Catholic Student Doesn’t Look ‘Considerate’ of Native American Culture

CNN Early Start co-host Dave Briggs said Monday that Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann does not appear “appreciative” or “considerate” of Native American culture after viral video shows a Friday confrontation between the teenager and a Native American activist at the March for Life in Washington, D.C. The footage shows a group of students […]

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Catholic Priest Slams March for Life as ‘Repulsive and Futile’

A prominent American priest has dissed the Washington March for Life as “repulsive and futile,” denouncing the pro-life event as “basically a gathering for many right-wing anti-abortion hardliners.” Franciscan friar Father Daniel Horan, a pro-LGBT priest and professor who will be speaking at the upcoming Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, took to Twitter this weekend […]

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Senior Democrat: Ban Teens from Wearing MAGA Hats

House Budget Committee chair Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) called Sunday for a ban on teenagers wearing “Make America Great Again” (MAGA) hats, in response to a viral video of a confrontation between Catholic students and Native American counter-demonstrators at the March for Life on Friday in Washington, DC. Yarmuth holds one of the most powerful […]

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PHOTOS & VIDEOS: Unborn Lives Lifted Up at Annual March for Life

A sea of people holding banners and signs proclaiming the sanctity of life from conception to national death filled the National Mall on Friday for the annual March for Life — an event that has taken place annually since the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision making abortion legal across the land. Jeanne […]

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Crowds converge on Washington for annual anti-abortion event

Crowds of people packed the National Mall on Friday for the March for Life, an annual march of abortion rights opponents. Citizens from all corners of the United States braved the frigid weather, chanted, waved flags and hoisted signs as activists and lawmakers argued against the practice of abortion. The event included a video message […]

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Crowds converge on Washington for March for Life

Crowds of people packed the National Mall on Friday for the March for Life, an annual march of abortion rights opponents. Citizens from all corners of the United States braved the frigid weather, chanted, waved flags and hoisted signs as activists and lawmakers argued against the practice of abortion. The event included a video message […]

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