Earth Day 2022: A Personal Reflection On Restorative Justice Through Environmental Stewardship

By Jess Meeth, DFLA National Communications Director Where an empty abandoned lot used to sit, now lies a beautiful and flourishing garden filled with trees, plants, flowers, fruits, and vegetables.   On Saturday, April 9th, I joined a group of Jesuits and young adults from Christus Ministries in spending the afternoon in service and solidarity at … Continue reading Earth Day 2022: A Personal Reflection On Restorative Justice Through Environmental Stewardship

Statement on Senator Casey’s Vote for the Women’s Health Protection Act

On February 28th, the Senate voted down the Women’s Health Protection Act by a vote of 46 to48 mostly along party lines.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said of the bill, “This will be the first time that the Senate takes a vote on a stand-alone bill to proactively codify Roe.” Senator Joe Manchin was … Continue reading Statement on Senator Casey’s Vote for the Women’s Health Protection Act

Pregnancy Resource Centers: REAL Support and REAL Choice for Women

By Jess Meeth, DFLA National Communications Director Imagine you are a woman who has just gotten pregnant. You are going through a range of mixed emotions. Understandably, you feel shock and panic. You feel alone and anxious. A part of you is excited and wants to keep your baby, but you are also torn and … Continue reading Pregnancy Resource Centers: REAL Support and REAL Choice for Women

A Message to Pro-Choice Voters: Why Climate Change Is More Important Than Abortion

By Bob Synk My message to pro-choice voters, if they will listen, is that climate change is more important than abortion.  We are living at a critical time when our actions can significantly reduce the harmful effects of climate change. But there is no time to waste. The world needs to begin serious reductions in … Continue reading A Message to Pro-Choice Voters: Why Climate Change Is More Important Than Abortion

New South Carolina Bill Seeks to Provide Reparations for the Wrongfully Executed

By Sophie Trist, DFLA Messaging Director  On June 16, 1944, fourteen-year-old George Stinney Jr. became the youngest person to be legally executed in the United States. George Stinney was poor and Black, and he had the misfortune of encountering Betty June Binnicker and Mary Emma Thames just hours before they were murdered. After a trial … Continue reading New South Carolina Bill Seeks to Provide Reparations for the Wrongfully Executed

DFLA Tips for Whole Life Conversations over the Holidays

by Doug Stringer, DFLA Candidate Outreach Director While still emerging out of the Covid-19 pandemic, Americans are eagerly looking forward to a holiday season where they can more fully interact with their family and friends.  2020 definitely helped us realize the value of being near our loved ones! But with that long anticipated interaction, and … Continue reading DFLA Tips for Whole Life Conversations over the Holidays

SYMPOSIUM: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

PERSPECTIVES ON THE IMPENDING FATE OF ROE The Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, expected to be issued in June 2022, could mean the end of Roe v. Wade. Or maybe just the beginning of the end. It could even mean the end of the fight to overturn it. Following are keen takes on the significance of the … Continue reading SYMPOSIUM: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization