Monthly Archives: January 2011

Ending Taxpayer Funding of Planned Parenthood

1-13-11 Posted by Admin in Abortion 0 Comments

Rep. Mike Pence (R, IN-05) has re-introduced legislation to end all federal funding to Planned Parenthood. The Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act (H.R. 217 in the 112th Congress) prohibits the distribution of Title X family planning money to entities that use abortion as a method of family planning. The bi-partisan bill has 122 co-sponsors. (more…)

Prayer for Tucson

1-10-11 Posted by Admin in Prayer 2 Comments

Below is a copy of the prayer Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix, Arizona offered at today’s convening of Arizona’s 50th Legislative Session. In the prayer Bishop Olmsted prays for Judge Roll and all who died in this weekend’s senseless attack as well as for Congresswoman Giffords and all who were injured as well as their loved ones and all who care for them. (more…)

“Don’t Blame Me…”

1-10-11 Posted by Admin in Our Values 1 Comments

What happened on Saturday in Tuscon, Arizona? A disturbed young man resorted to violence and decided to destroy innocent human life as a group of people participated in one of the greatest freedoms our country offers. (more…)

How to Vote Catholic 2012

1-7-11 Posted by Admin in How to Vote Catholic 3 Comments

“How to Vote Catholic” was first published in 2004 by the Morley Publishing Group, Inc.  Matt Smith and Deal Hudson decided it was a good idea to update and revise it for the 2012 election. (more…)

Seeking Guidance through Prayer in Washington D.C.

1-6-11 Posted by Admin in Prayer 2 Comments

One of the great stories of U.S. History is the account of George Washington in prayer at Valley Forge. It was during a cold, long winter that our first President sought out God’s wisdom for the challenges he, his men, and our young country faced. (more…)

Speaker John Boehner Will Be Accused of Being a “Cafeteria Catholic”

1-5-11 Posted by Admin in Elections 0 Comments

This morning, Matt Smith and I attended the 112th Congress Bipartisan Prayer Service at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. marking the beginning of Congressman John Boehner (R, OH-08) as Speaker of the House of Representatives. (more…)

No Truce at the RNC?

1-4-11 Posted by Admin in Politics 0 Comments

Several things are wrong about this short comment from Ben Smith at Politico.

First, the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) was hardly added “at the last minute” as a co-sponsor of yesterday’s debate between candidates for chair of the Republican National Committee.
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Health Care Redemption Time

1-2-11 Posted by Admin in Blog, Congress 1 Comments
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The early months of the new Congress will be a time for redemption on the health care law…but for who? “Watch what happens,” said Congressman Fred Upton on Sunday, January 2, 2011. “There will be a significant number of Democrats, I think, that will join us.” (more…)