- Jul 12, 2020
A Republican senator spoke out Tuesday against President Donald Trump’s use of the Bible “as a political prop” as the president warned protesters he would deploy the U.S. military to end violent protests against police brutality.
Chief Justice John Roberts, accustomed to writing in-depth opinions on court cases, penned a rare statement March 4 denouncing remarks made earlier that day by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York, at a rally outside the Supreme Court.
By blocking two pro-life bills from going to the floor of the U.S. Senate for a vote, senators “failed to advance two critical human rights reforms that most Americans strongly support,” the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee said late Feb. 25
U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., is the lead co-sponsor of a bill to protect newborns who survive abortions by requiring appropriate care and admission to a hospital.
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill cosponsored by Sen. Maggie Hassan to ensure that small states get funding to improve security at houses of worship.
Congress was busy in 2019, but the House and Senate were often at cross purposes with each other.