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Evangelicals and Catholics in Alliance to Elect Democrats

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By Anne Hendershott Evangelicals and Catholics have much in common as they share the same basic view of God. Acknowledging these common bonds in 1994, Evangelical and Catholic leaders signed the document, Evangelicals and Catholics Together (ECT). Since that time, …

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Activist Kagan Confirmed by Senate

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The U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. Solicitor General and political activist Elena Kagan by a vote of 63 – 37 to be the next Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Kagan, at 50 years of age, will now hold a …

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Court Strikes Down California’s Proposition 8

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By Matt Smith Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker ruled Wednesday, August 4, 2010, that California’s Proposition 8, which outlawed same-sex marriages in California after the state Supreme Court legalized them, is unconstitutional. Proposition 8 passed with 52 percent of …

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Seeking to Settle Taxpayer-Funded Abortion Once and For All

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By Matt Smith One of the largest pro-life efforts ever in Congress will begin this week. Congressman Chris Smith (R, NJ-04), Chairman of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, will introduce the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” on Thursday, July 29, …

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Congress Does Not Want YOU to Speak

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By Matt Smith As a father of two, I often find myself asking my children to be quiet at times when I do not want them to speak during in opportune times. Now, in the wake of the very unpopular …

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A Death of One’s Own

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By Anne Hendershott During the past decade—beginning with a PBS broadcast in 2000 entitled On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying, and culminating with the provisions for “end of life” counseling in the current health care legislation—assisted suicide and euthanasia …

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Messing With Kenya

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By Stephen Phelan Just when faithful Catholics thought they’d heard the last of the troubled Patrick Kennedy, we find that he had one more curious public spectacle up his sleeve. As we have come to expect from the lame-duck congressman …

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Another Example the Health Care Bill IS REALLY NOT Pro-Life

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By Matt Smith Members of Congress are still trying to hide behind Catholic Health Association CEO Sister Carol Keehan’s pro-life declaration about the health care bill suffered another defeat on July 2, 2010. One component buried in the health care …

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BREAKING: Activist Judge Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act

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Thursday, July 8, 2010, Federal District Judge Joseph L. Tauro ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) violates the Constitutional right of married same-sex couples to equal protection under the law and upends the federal government’s long history …

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Racial Injustice and Abortion

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By: Anne Hendershott While support for President Obama remains strong among African Americans, it is difficult to understand why so many seem to overlook the fact that the expansion of abortion rights under this President and the current Democrat Congress …

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