June 22, 2017

LOOP: Court throws out 14 of 15 charges against pro-lifers

FORTNIGHT FOR FREEDOM // The U.S. Bishops launch the Fortnight for Freedom. “Religious freedom is one of the basic freedoms of the human person because without religious freedom,
June 23, 2017

LOOP: Negotiations begin as Senate GOP health plan released

HEALTH CARE // Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the Senate Republican plan to replace Obamacare. Four conservative Senators said that they are “not ready to vote
June 26, 2017

LOOP: Rumors circulate about possible Supreme Court retirement

HEALTH CARE // Republican Senator Dean Heller of Nevada denounced the Senate GOP health plan on Friday. Within hours, a pro-Trump group sought to punish him by launching
June 27, 2017

LOOP: Supreme Court rules in favor of religious liberty

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY // The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that it’s unconstitutional for a state to offer playground equipment to schools but exempt religious schools from receiving the aid. http://cvote.it/2sLaIA0
June 28, 2017

LOOP: Senate GOP delays health care vote for a week

HEALTH CARE // Lacking the 50 votes need to pass health care, Senate Majority Leader delayed a vote on the GOP plan for a week. Senate Republicans then visited
June 29, 2017

LOOP: Vatican cardinal charged by police with sexual abuse

CHURCH ABUSE // Australian police charge Cardinal George Pell, Vatican’s top finance man, with sexual abuse. Cardinal Pell claims his innocence and has cooperated fully with the
June 30, 2017

LOOP: House passes ‘Kate’s Law’

IMMIGRATION // House votes 257-167 to pass “Kate’s Law” which increases penalties against criminal aliens who reenter the United States. The bill is named after Kate Steinle who was murdered
July 3, 2017

LOOP: Wavering GOP Senators warming to repeal, then replace

FOURTH OF JULY // There will be no Loop tomorrow so we can celebrate the Fourth of July. We’d like to know: How you celebrate Independence Day…? CHARLIE
July 5, 2017

LOOP: UK refuses to let sick child travel for care

CHARLIE GARD // President Trump tweets support for very sick baby Charlie Gard. “If we can help little Charlie Gard, as per our friends in the U.K. and