CV LOOP: Pro-lifers express concern over health care bill



HEALTH CARE // Pro-life activists express concern about a Senate procedure that could be used to strip pro-life protections from the Obamacare replacement bill.

HEALTH CARE // Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., said that if President Trump and Republican leaders agree to two major changes, the conservative Republican Study Committee that he leads might be willing to support their plan.

HEALTH CARE // House Democrats have declared parliamentary warfare in an attempt to delay the Obamacare repeal bill — and they intend to bog down the committee meetings with dozens of amendments.  

ECONOMY // Businesses added 298,000 jobs last month — much higher than the 189,000 forecast.

WOMEN // “I have spent today’s ‘Day Without A Woman’ barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen, baking cookies for my breadwinner husband and my two children,” writes Ashley McGuire.

THROWBACK THURSDAY // 1917 – The February Revolution begins in Russia. A week later, Czarist rule of Russia ended. It would be the beginning of a year or major upheaval in Russia.

IMMIGRATION // Illegal border crossings dropped to five-year low in February.

LOOP SURVEY // Several people who took our survey asked us about how to get a Loop coffee mug. Here’s the link to help the Loop and get a great coffee mug:

FOREIGN AFFAIRS // Jon Hunstman has been offered Russia ambassadorship. Huntsman previously served as U.S. ambassador to China.

CATHOLIC // A former executive with Bank of America is now a bishop.

SAINT // Saint Frances of Rome –

DAILY MASS // “Lord, on the day I called for help, you answered me. (Ps 138:3) –

COMIC //  

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Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of, where he serves as Political Director. Mercer is also regular contributor with Catholic Pulse. Mercer previously served as Washington Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Chairman for Students for Life of America. He lives in Michigan with his wife and six children.

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