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Continuing to Fight for Life in the Health Care Bill H.R. 5111, the Protect Life Act, has been introduced in the House of Representatives to fix the abortion language in the recently signed Obama health care bill. Read more about …

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Continuing to Fight for Life in the Health Care Bill

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On Thursday, April 22, 2010, Congressman Joe Pitts (R, PA-16) announced the introduction of H.R. 5111, the Protect Life Act, to fix the abortion language in the recently signed Obama health care bill. The Protect Life Act already includes a …

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What to Expect in Washington Next Week…

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Catholic Advocate is launching a new initiative to educate our community about upcoming activities on Capitol Hill and around Washington. In some way, all issues on Capitol Hill either affect or are of interest to Catholics. We will strive to …

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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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A Catholic in Congress to Watch: Paul Ryan

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At Catholic Advocate, we are your eyes on Catholics in Congress.  Late into the evening, during the final hours of the health care debate, we were impressed by the remarks delivered by Committee on the Budget Ranking Member Congressman Paul …

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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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Catholic Advocate's Health Care Reform Central

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Catholic Advocate has created “Health Care Reform Central” for our community to have the latest information, along with previous materials, of importance to American Catholics when it comes to the health care reform legislation. Also take time to visit our …

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By The Numbers…Funding Abortion in the Health Care Bill

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I recently asked a senior Capitol Hill staff member about the little known “abortion fee” in the Senate health care legislation the House of Representatives will vote on Sunday. “Federal subsidies for insurance policies that cover abortion are not allowed …

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Catholics Need To Be The "Game Changers" on Health Care

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Reconciliation…The “Slaughter Solution”…Senate version…House version…Conference Committee…Whip Count…game changer. These are all words and phrases that only the Washington D.C. culture could use interchangeably in everyday conversation and lately they are all we hear when the punditry discusses politics and the …

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Catholic Health Association's Support for Health Care Bill Exposes Failure of USCCB Strategy

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By Deal Hudson The Catholic Health Association, a lobbying group for Catholic hospitals, has now offered its support for the health care bill containing abortion funding.  A  statement from CHA president, Sr. Carol Keehan, expresses “concern on life issues” while …

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