Last Updated: Dec 13, 2018

For homeless students in New York City, challenges abound

New York City, N.Y., Dec 13, 2018 / 05:21 am (EWTN News/CNA).- As rent prices increase in New York City, so does its homeless population, affecting not only adults throughout the city but children as well. 

Ohio 'heartbeat abortion' ban advances toward governor's veto decision

Columbus, Ohio, Dec 13, 2018 / 06:40 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Ohio Senate has passed a modified bill to ban abortions when the unborn child has a detectable heartbeat, and backers could have enough votes to override a promised veto from Gov. John Kasich.

Australian PM promises bill to protect against religious discrimination

Canberra, Australia, Dec 13, 2018 / 05:51 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Amid competing claims of religious freedom rights and LBGT rights, the Australian prime minister said Thursday the government will next year introduce a bill to protect against discrimination based on religious belief or activity.

Bill recognizing 'reproductive rights' as human rights introduced in US House

Washington D.C., Dec 13, 2018 / 04:21 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A bill was introduced Monday in the US House of Representatives to require that the State Department include “reproductive rights” in its annual human rights report.