Marquette Wire

Marquette students travel to D.C. for pro-life rally

Emily Wright

January 31, 2013

A delegation of 33 students and members of Campus Ministry traveled to Washington, D.C. last weekend to take part in the national March for Life, an annual gathering of pro-life supporters seeking to make their voices known...

US bishops promote religious freedom through website

Seamus Doyle

December 4, 2012

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has started a new website called “First American Freedom” that outlines how certain government policies have impeded on Catholic doctrine. “Today, religious freedom is under threat ...

Data shows abortion rates on the decline

Eric Oliver

November 29, 2012

Abortion numbers are dropping nationwide, but the falling numbers aren't necessarily indicative of a long-term change, according to some experts. According to a recent report released by the Center for Disease Control and Prev...

HEALTH CARE VIEWPOINT: Our freedom decreases as government’s power grows

Reader Submission

April 8, 2010

I am opposed to the health care “reform” that has recently become law. There. I said it. Before you go off on me for “hating Americans who don’t have health care,” let me put forward several reasons for which I am opposed...

National teen pregnancy rate rises after years of decline

Pat Simonaitis

February 11, 2010

In 1990 — the year many freshmen and sophomores at Marquette were born — the nation’s teen pregnancy rate was 116.9 per 1,000, a number that had been on a steady decline until now. A new report shows that the rate has...