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One Document Elana Kagan Might Want To Re-Read This Weekend

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By Matt Smith During questioning from Senator Tom Coburn (R, OK), Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan responded, “I said in my opening statement that I was only going to make a single pledge, the pledge that I made in my …

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Your Money, Their Values

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By: Anne Hendershott Now that they have completed their work in helping to pass President Obama’s health care reform legislation—replete with public funding for abortion—the Pacific Institute for Community Organizations (PICO), a progressive national network of faith-based organizations,  is once …

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Toward the Next Great Divorce

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By: Stephen Phelan Good luck catching Katie Couric talking about the “staunch Baptist” who finally came around to supporting sex education for third-graders. Only slightly more common are mainstream media types who talk about how this or that political leader, …

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Catholics United Continues War on the Bishops

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By: Anne Hendershott While Chris Korzen, Director of Catholics United, claims that his organization is simply a non-partisan Catholic social justice organization interested in “following Church teachings to the letter” his statements and activities during the past month contradict his …

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The Catholic Health Association and the Future of Catholic Unity

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By: Stephen Phelan Five years short of its centennial anniversary, the Catholic Health Association (CHA) appears to have achieved a level of influence in American politics unsurpassed by perhaps any other health industry association, religious or secular, in history. Its …

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God's Politics?

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By: Anne Hendershott Once he finished helping to elect President Obama by claiming that John McCain had done things that had  “made politics dishonorable,” Jim Wallis began work immediately to help push the Democratic agenda through his writings, his blog, …

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Putting an Activist on the Supreme Court

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Do not be fooled by some on the Left claiming President Obama’s nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court is not to their satisfaction. The questions being raised by the Left are nothing more than a Washington red herring. …

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All The President's Women

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By Anne Hendershott While the polls have shown dramatic declines in approval for President Obama from most demographic groups, the President continues to enjoy strong support from many women—especially pro-choice women.  Most recently, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards praised the …

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Archdiocese of Chicago's Sister Baird Defends Obama As "Pro-Choice"

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By Deal Hudson “The President is not pro-abortion, the President is pro-choice. I think they are two very different things.” This is a mantra we often hear from Catholics who support pro-abortion politicians, but this time they were uttered in …

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