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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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House Passes No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act

Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act by a vote of 251-175. The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act was re-introduced this Congress by Rep. Chris Smith (R, NJ-04) and Rep. Dan …

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Pro-Life Progress in 2011 Spending Bill

Achieving spending cuts is always a challenge in Washington. The American people recognize the United States must achieve fiscal responsibility for our economy to get back on track and putting people back to work. Throughout this process, Catholic Advocate has …

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What Catholics Need to Know about the Continuing Resolution

Average Americans are probably scratching their heads this week over the talk of a “Continuing Resolution”, spending cuts, the President’s budget request, and the rest of the Washington-speak on the news about how your tax dollars are spent in Washington.

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How to Vote Catholic 2012

The Dominant Issue of Abortion (Chapter IV) “Since the first century the Church has affirmed the moral evil of every procured abortion. This teaching has not changed and remains unchangeable. Direct abortion, that is to say, abortion willed either as …

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Catholic Advocate Voice Applauds Reintroduction of Two Major Pieces of Pro-Life Legislation

“No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” & “Protect Life Act” re-introduced to fix abortion funding WASHINGTON – Catholic Advocate Voice enthusiastically endorses the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” and “Protect Life Act” re-introduced today by Bipartisan Congressional Pro-life Caucus …

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Press Release: A Vote for H.R. 2 is a Vote for Life

Catholic Advocate Voice urges members of the U.S. House of Representatives to support H.R. 2 which would repeal and replace the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (PPACA). For Catholics, a key part of the vote will be consideration of …

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Health Care Redemption Time

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, …

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Permanent Reversal of the Mexico City Policy?

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 …

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Catholics Repent Their Support of Obama

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 …

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