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Update: On Tuesday, December 18, the U.S. Senate voted 87-12 to pass the FIRST STEP Act.  What just happened? On Wednesday President Trump announced his support for the prison and sentencing reform legislation known as the FIRST STEP Act. "Today... Continue...

For the past few weeks, the federal government has been under a partial shutdown after the Senate failed to pass a spending bill that includes border wall funding. President Trump has said he will not sign any additional funding that... Continue...

On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, the U.S. Senate passed an important bill to curb human trafficking and to aid its victims. Here is what you should know about that legislation: What is the story with the human trafficking bill? The... Continue...

This past weekend torrential rains caused a major flood throughout lower Louisiana. Here’s what you should know about what is being called the worst natural disaster to hit the United States since Superstorm Sandy. How much rain has Louisiana received?... Continue...

Congressional Republicans are considering a resolution calling for statutory changes that permanently codify in law the Mexico City Policy, a policy that Donald Trump is expected to re-implement by executive order soon after taking office. Here is what you should... Continue...

President Trump recently signed into law HR 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act. This bipartisan legislation includes almost 200 provisions to provide for opioid use disorder prevention, recovery, and... Continue...

The long road to the White House picks up speed this week as the first debate of the 2020 U.S. presidential election will take place in Miami, Fla. The two-night event will feature most of the Democratic candidates vying for... Continue...

Pornography is a growing epidemic with men our society, yet the women who battle pornogrophy are largely invisible. Regrettably, the silence from the church concerning this widespread problem has affected the dignity, intimacy, and community of many Christian women. With... Continue...

We live in a world of constant information. Just think about your day so far. Here’s how my morning looked: Alarm turns on the radio: government minister being grilled over education policy. Walk the dog, headphones firmly in, listening to... Continue...

HOPE is a pregnancy resource center that provides service including ultrasounds, well women care, and mentoring, among others. HOPE also provides roughly 50 to 60 baby showers every single year. These showers are a consistent highlight to our year as... Continue...