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A Catholic Mom Who Will Take Her Faith to Congress

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By: Deal W. Hudson Karen Diebel is a pro-life, pro-family Catholic hoping to win the GOP nomination to run for Congress in Orlando, Florida’s 24th District.  Diebel represents a very different kind of Catholic politician from Speaker Nancy Pelosi who …

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How Did Catholic Members of Congress Vote on Health Care?

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There was a series of three votes on Sunday, March 21, 2010. Catholic Advocate compiled a list of how Catholic Members of Congress voted on each with special emphasis on H.R. 4872, The Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act which …

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Bishops Plead With Congress Not to Pass Health Care

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By Deal Hudson In a last minute attempt to influence enough votes to defeat the health care bill containing abortion funding, the Catholic bishops issued a strongly worded statement. I fear it will be too little, too late.  The bishops …

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One Question From American Catholics For Health Care Summit Participants

As the White House prepares to host the Blair House Health Care Summit on February 25, 2010, the leadership of Catholic Advocate has one simple question: “Who will stand up when the cameras are on and oppose abortion funding?”, asks …

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Members of Congress Attending February 2010 Health Care Summit

The following is a list of those attending the February 25, 2010 Blair House health care summit: U.S. Senate Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D, Nevada) Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin* (D, Illinois) Democratic Conference Vice Chairman Charles Schumer …

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Play It Again, Sam…Obama-care Still Funds Abortion

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By Matt Smith President Obama campaigned on working with both sides of the aisle to achieve “progress” for America. He played into Americans’ growing frustration at Washington grid-lock, making promises he has not kept. Many members of the minority party …

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The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (LCCHR) Greatest Hits

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By Matt Smith Deal Hudson recently asked the question – “Why Did the USCCB Join This Civil Rights Organization?” In his article about the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) membership in the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights …

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The People's Seat

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By Matt Smith The shot heard ‘round the world’ has now come from Massachusetts twice. Two weeks ago very few people were talking about the special election in Massachusetts. Conventional wisdom had taken over that the Bay State would remain …

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Boxer Confirms Senate Bill Does Not Restrict Abortion

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By Matt Smith A buyer’s chance to return a vehicle under the California lemon law applies for 30 days. Too bad for Senator Ben Nelson (D, Nebraska) the same does not apply to legislative deals cut in Washington D.C. with …

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Catholic Bishops' Rep: Health Care Reform Bill Pro-Abortion on Funding, Conscience

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Sister Mary Ann Walsh of the USCCB finds the language of the health care bill to be “sickening.” Steven Ertelt tells the story at LifeNews.com: Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A representative of the nation’s Catholic bishops has a new opinion …

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