Houston-area prosecutors dropped charges on Tuesday against two anti-abortion activists indicted for using illegal government identifications to secretly film a Texas Planned Parenthood facility.
Paulist Fr. Ed Nowak agrees with the University of Texas motto: “What starts here changes the world.” He is the director of the University Catholic Center.
AUSTIN, Texas -- One of two anti-abortion activists indicted for using a fake government ID to aid secret filming inside Planned Parenthood facilities appeared in court Feb. 3.
GSR Preview: Responding to an increase of unaccompanied minors arriving at the southern border, the federal government selected three temporary shelters in December to house immigrant children.
Advocates are calling on the Obama administration to release three Syrian families held in Texas detention centers, after immigration officials denied their parole request last week.
The Texas Catholic Conference expressed disappointment with the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision Monday that temporarily blocks Texas from enforcing new requirements on abortion clinics that would force many of them to close.
The Texas law requires the clinics to meet the same standards as ambulatory surgical centers when performing abortions. Other provisions of the law, such as requiring abortion doctors to have hospital privileges and prohibiting abortions after 20 weeks gestation, were not affected.
The move to apply for licensing puzzled activists and attorneys who wondered if this is an attempt to comply with an agreement that states that unaccompanied minors may not be held in unlicensed facilities.
An execution scheduled for May 13 in Huntsville was stayed by a federal appeals court in New Orleans two hours before Robert James Campbell was set to be put to death.
An execution scheduled for Tuesday in Huntsville was stayed by a federal appeals court in New Orleans two hours before Robert James Campbell was set to be put to death.
The court said prosecutors in Campbell's case did not take into account evidence that he had an intellectual disability.
"We are part of a world system that has always measured greatness in terms of power, but Jesus always measured greatness in terms of service," one woman said.