News

WASHINGTON, June 25 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An official letter from the National Conference of Catholic Bishops was sent to the House of Representatives in support of the Child Custody Protections Act. The Act would make it a federal offense to circumvent the state parental consent law by taking a minor to another state for an abortion. “The need for protecting minors is compelling,” says the letter, which adds that “in such situations, the love and support of families is critical and needs to be encouraged.”

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the National Organization for Women and the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League have made the defeat of this bill one of their top priorities.

With files from Church News.

Comments

Commenting Guidelines

LifeSiteNews welcomes thoughtful, respectful comments that add useful information or insights. Demeaning, hostile or propagandistic comments, and streams not related to the storyline, will be removed.

LSN commenting is not for frequent personal blogging, on-going debates or theological or other disputes between commenters.

Multiple comments from one person under a story are discouraged (suggested maximum of three). Capitalized sentences or comments will be removed (Internet shouting).

LifeSiteNews gives priority to pro-life, pro-family commenters and reserves the right to edit or remove comments.

Comments under LifeSiteNews stories do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.