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Trump administration threatens to cut off funds to California over abortion-coverage mandate

The Trump administration threatened Friday to cut off certain federal funds to California over its requirement that medical insurers cover elective abortions, hours before President Trump made history by speaking at the March for Life.


p>The Health and Human Services Department Office for Civil Rights issued a Notice of Violation …

Chick-fil-A apologizes after breastfeeding mom in Georgia told to cover up

A Chick-fil-A in Georgia has apologized after a breastfeeding mother was told to cover up, prompting multiple mothers to hold a “nurse-in” protest at the restaurant this week.


p>Samantha McIntosh told CNN she was breastfeeding her 7-month-old daughter at a Chick-fil-A in Evans on Monday when a store …

Mike Pence greets Pope Francis in Rome, exchanges well-wishes on same day as March for Life

Vice President Mike Pence greeted Pope Francis in Rome on Thursday to offer well-wishes from President Trump and exchange gifts.


p>”I wanted to extend the warmest greetings on behalf of President Donald Trump, who so enjoyed his visit here,” Mr. Pence told the pontiff in the papal library. “And he …

Pro-life lobbyists train activists for combat against pro-choice foes at March for Life conference

March for Life organizers on Thursday prepared leaders of its 100,000-member march for how to navigate the type of aggressive counterprotesters and hostile news media that menaced a Catholic high school group last year.


p>At a conference at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Washington, the pro-life movement’s top lobbyists urged …

Gov. Bill Lee to pitch sweeping abortion bans in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he wants to enact some of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, which would include banning women from undergoing the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is detected.


p>The Republican governor made the announcement Thursday surrounded by dozens of mostly male …

TruNews, anti-Semitic outlet, says it was invited by White House to report from Davos summit

The White House is encountering criticism after a blatantly anti-Semitic broadcaster said the Trump administration invited his outlet to cover the recent World Economic Forum.


p>Activists, journalists and a least one member of Congress were among those complaining Wednesday about the fringe TruNews outlet receiving press credentials to cover the …