LOOP: Trump administration ends fetal tissue research

FETAL TISSUE RESEARCH The Trump administration ended a contract that supplies fetal tissue for research. The FDA will no longer obtain the tissue from unborn children at the California-based Advance Bioscience Resources, Inc. “Research that requires new acquisition of fetal tissue from elective abortions will not be conducted,” said the Department of Health and Human Services in a statement.  READ
BIG TECH VS. CONSERVATIVES?  Stephen Crowder and other conservative YouTube voices were notified that they could no longer receive revenue from ads run on their channels because their political views were considered “hate.” The development comes just one day after complaints from writers from the liberal website, Vox.  READ
ASSISTED SUICIDE  Legislation to legalize physician-assisted suicide has passed the Maine Legislature and is now headed to the governor’s desk. READ 
VACCINATIONS Health secretary Alex Azar encouraged Americans to vaccinate as the number of measles cases surpassed 1,000.  READ 
ACTRESS TESTIFIES Actress Busy Philllips testified before Congress as Republicans tried to advance legislation to end legalized infanticide. READ 
NOT FORGOTTEN On the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, sacrifices at Normandy must not be forgotten. The battle on this beach would be a decisive blow to the Nazi regime in Europe during World War II and expedited the liberation of Europe. READ 
CHARITY As corporations line up to show their support for “Pride Month,” the fast-food chain, Wendy’s, is busy promoting adoption.  READ 
BISHOPS & IMMIGRATION  The U.S. bishops’ migration committee voiced their support for legislation passed by the Democratic House to provide a citizenship path for children brought to the United States illegally as children. READ 
CHURCH SCANDAL“No excuse, no adequate explanation,” said Archbishop Lori of Baltimore, in response to findings of an investigation into Bishop Michael Bransfield, who has been accused of both sexual and fiscal misconduct. READ 
SAINT OF THE DAY  Saint Norbert founded the order with the most difficult name to pronounce and spell—Praemonstratensians. Perhaps that’s why they go by the name of Norbertines. But this order is anything but hard to appreciate when it comes to the work they did. They were very effective in converting heretics and reconciling enemies.  READ 
DAILY READINGS  “Keep me safe, O God; you are my hope.” (Ps 16:1)  READ 
REMEMBRANCE  Presidents often mark D-Day with speeches and public displays. But there was one president who didn’t…   SHARE 

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Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of CatholicVote.org, where he serves as Political Director. 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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