This morning I attended the Congressional oversight committee’s hearing on the Department of Health and Human Service’s decision to pass-over the US Bishops Conference and award a grant to help victims of human trafficking to other, less-qualified organizations that consent to doing referrals for abortions, sterilization and contraception.
Before I get to summarizing my experiences, I ... More
Probably the best person to discuss the ongoing dispute between the USCCB, Kathleen Sebelius of HHS, and the Obama administration is Steven Wagner. He was the director of the Human Trafficking Program at Health and Human Services from 2003-2006, and was the architect of the original program to aid victims of human trafficking administered by the USCCB.
Wagner rightly points out that Kathleen Seb... More
I’ve been trying to watch the live-feed of the public sessions and press conferences of the U.S. Bishops meeting in Baltimore today, where religious liberty issues have frequently come up.
Today witnessed another important development in Washington, DC:
Senators Rubio and Ayotte
Twenty-seven U.S. senators requested information on how the Department of Health and Human Services graded appli... More