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House Reaffirms support for Defense of Marriage Act

Hours after President Obama’s Oval Office interview when he announced support for same-sex marriage, the House of Representatives passed an amendment that would prevent money from being used to litigate against the Defense of Marriage Act. 48% of Catholics in …

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Two Victories for Same-Sex Marriage

Same-sex marriage advocates made progress in Maine and Maryland on Thursday, January 26, 2012. Read about what happened and see how you can take action to defend marriage.

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Questions for Archdiocese of Boston Official Appearing with Rep. Barney Frank

Catholic Advocate Vice President Matt Smith today issued the following statement regarding the panel discussion “Truth, Lies and Politics” being held this evening, Jan. 3, in Newton, Massachusetts at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center. The event has been promoted in …

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Archbishop Dolan Defends Marriage in New York

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D), a Catholic, submitted the Marriage Equality Act on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in the State of New York. In a written statement announcing the bill, Governor Cuomo said: …

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Capitol Hill Update

While on-going discussions occur regarding our efforts to De-Fund Planned Parenthood, Catholic Advocate wanted to also update you on the latest news regarding other key issues of importance in Washington D.C.:

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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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Catholic Politicians Supporting Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

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By Deal Hudson Writing for the Catholic Advocate, Matt Smith reports that 39 of the 106 cosponsors of a House bill that would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act are “self-identified” Catholics. Smith, a former associate director of the White House …

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Redefining Marriage in the Garden State and Our Nation’s Capital

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By Matt Smith While the national debate’s attention is focused on terrorists on planes wearing exploding underwear and the Democrats’ closed-door health care negotiations, there has been another issue quietly moving through two other legislative bodies – redefining marriage. Voters …

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