Yearly Archives: 2010

Virginia Attorney General Scores a Victory Against Obama-care

12-13-10 Posted by Admin in Blog, Health Care 0 Comments
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By Matt Smith

U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson, a federal judge in Richmond, Virginia declared a key section of the Obama administration’s health care reform law unconstitutional. The lawsuit was filed by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli in defense of Virginia’s own law that prohibited those living in the Commonwealth from being forced to purchase insurance. (more…)

Democrats Fail Again to Move Defense Bill with Abortion Funding

12-10-10 Posted by Admin in Abortion, Blog 0 Comments
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By Lisa Correnti

While much of the national debate was focused on the controversial “Don’t, Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal contained in the National Defense Authorization Act, the legislation still contained language allowing for taxpayer funded abortions on military bases. (more…)

Permanent Reversal of the Mexico City Policy?

11-9-10 Posted by admin in International, Uncategorized 0 Comments

By Stephen Phelan

Analysts on the Hill are offering predictions about what a badly chastened lame duck Congress might attempt to do before some 65 or so of them have to clean out their offices. One possible scenario is that Democrats may try to jam through some overdue budget legislation  — work put off not only so that incumbents could go home and try to save their jobs, but also so they could postpone adding to the obscene federal deficit until after the elections. (more…)

Catholics Repent Their Support of Obama

11-3-10 Posted by admin in Elections 0 Comments

By Deal Hudson

In my pre-election comment for Catholic Advocate, I predicted Catholics were going to “repent” for their support of Obama and the Democratic Party agenda.

CNN national exit polling reports tell the story: Catholic voters returned to the GOP yesterday by a margin of 53 percent to 45 percent.

These numbers are basically a reversal of the 2008 presidential results. Catholic contrition is seen throughout the election results in House and Senate races as well as gubernatorial results.

There are exciting, new pro-life Catholic candidates going to Congress. Pro-life Catholic incumbent members of Congress were reelected.

The decision of Bart Stupak (D-MI) not to run for reelection suggests he knew exactly what was coming. Many Catholic Democrats who followed him by caving in to party pressure to support Obamacare were defeated.

Steve Driehaus (D-OH) lost by a wide margin. Driehaus was the “pro-life Catholic” congressman who attempted to put Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the SBA List, in jail for telling the truth about his support of federally funded abortion.

Charlie Wilson (D-OH), who lied about his vote for Obamacare in the diocesan newspaper in Steubenville, was also soundly beaten.

And, there were more, including Kathy Dahlkemper (D-PA) and Joe Sestak (D-PA).

The darling of the Catholic Left was also defeated: Tom Perriello (D-VA). Perriello was being held up by fake Catholic groups like Catholics United as a “pro-life Catholic” even though he supported Obamacare and the abortion funding that went with it.

I will be publishing a comprehensive analysis of the Catholic vote in the 2010 mid-term elections tomorrow morning at the American Spectator.

Five Things We Know About the Catholic Vote

11-1-10 Posted by admin in Elections 0 Comments

By Deal W. Hudson

The polling results released by the New York Times last week do not come as a surprise to anyone familiar with the recent history of the Catholic vote.

The NYTs poll found that the percentage of self-identified Catholics favoring GOP candidates has risen 34% since the 2008 election. (more…)

Diocesan Newspaper Allows Catholic Representative to Lie About Abortion Position

10-29-10 Posted by admin in Elections 1 Comments

By Deal Hudson

The Steubenville Register is the official newspaper of the Diocese of Steubenville, Ohio. Today, an ad appeared in the diocesan newspaper touting incumbent Congressman Charlie Wilson (D, OH-06) as a “real” pro-life Representative who fully supports the teaching of the Church. (more…)

A must watch video – ObamaCare – The Facts On Abortion

10-27-10 Posted by admin in Abortion 0 Comments

The Population Research Institute has produced an impressive video “ObamaCare: The Facts on Abortion.” The video is a straight-forward assessment about abortion funding in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Key portions include debunking the effectiveness of the Stupak Executive Order and the ability for the federal Department of Health and Human Services to be able to fund abortion as a result of the law. Catholic Advocate recommends you take a few moments to watch this video and immediately share with your family and friends. ObamaCare: The Facts On Abortion

Anna C. Little Affirms Her Catholic Values in New Jersey’s 6th District

10-22-10 Posted by admin in Elections, Recommended Reads, Uncategorized 0 Comments

By Deal Hudson

Anna C. Little, the Republican candidate in highly diverse New Jersey’s 6th Congressional District, has an energy and intelligence that is infectious.

On issues from the defense of life and immigration to Obamacare, she speaks with incisive authority. (more…)

Fake Catholic Group Rallies Support for Pro-Abortion Candidates

10-21-10 Posted by admin in Abortion 0 Comments

By Deal W. Hudson

Ever since a group called Catholics United came on the political scene a few years ago, it could be depended upon to defend any Catholic politician supporting abortion or gay marriage.

Thus, when Rep. Steve Driehaus (D, OH-01) took the Susan B. Anthony List before the Ohio Elections Commission, Catholics United was cheering him on. (more…)