The Conservative News Service reported Friday that the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta has withdrawn an invitation asking Representative John Lewis (D-GA) to speak on Saturday in honor of the Martin Luther King Junior holiday since Lewis is pro-abortion. 

Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua, Archbishop of Philadelphia sent letters to federal lawmakers and the National Institutes for Health asking them not to approve guidelines that would legalize embryo stem cell research. The deadline for Congress to intervene with the guidelines is January 31. “These guidelines disregard the sanctity of life by sanctioning the killing of unborn human embryos to obtain stem cells for research,” wrote Cardinal Bevilacqua.

Colorado’s parental notification law will not apply to abortifacient “emergency contraception” since the state law considers pregnancy to occur at implantation rather than fertilization.