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Catholic Advocate Launches Call for Protecting Religious Liberty with “Common Ground” Web Video

In his commencement address at Notre Dame on May 17, 2009, President Obama called for an unprecedented common ground for those with differing beliefs, but his actions have undermined that hopeful sentiment. Watch the video below to learn more.

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Issues for Catholic Voters (2012 edition) – Health Care

Health Care “Life and physical health are precious gifts entrusted to us by God. We must take reasonable care of them, taking into account the needs of others and the common good. Concern for the health of its citizens requires …

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Defending DOMA and the Future of the Culture War

Maggie Gallagher, president of the National Organization for Marriage, asks aloud about the direction of the culture war.  Gallagher warns against culture war fatigue not only because the battle over traditional marriage is far from over but because of what …

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Catholic Advocate Applauds Florida Obamacare Ruling

“Ruling affirms Catholic Church’s Teaching on Subsidiarity” WASHINGTON – Catholic Advocate applauds today’s ruling by District Judge Roger Vinson, finding the individual mandate in “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” unconstitutional and, therefore, the entire law unconstitutional. “Catholics should …

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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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Five Things We Know About the Catholic Vote

By Deal W. Hudson The polling results released by the New York Times last week do not come as a surprise to anyone familiar with the recent history of the Catholic vote. The NYTs poll found that the percentage of …

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Driehaus v. Driehaus On Abortion Funding In the Healthcare Bill

By Deal W. Hudson Congressman Steve Driehaus (D, OH-01) is attempting to send a Catholic pro-life leader to jail for opinions he himself held for months prior to suddenly voting for the same bill he opposed. The President of the …

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Pro-abortion Catholic Senator Tom Harkin Leads Effort to Fund Life-Destroying Embryonic Stem Cell Research

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By Lisa Correnti On Thursday, September 16, 2010, Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) chairman of the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee presided over hearings on the federal funding of embryonic stem cell research …

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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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