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Victory for Religious Liberty at the Supreme Court

Victory at the U.S. Supreme Court. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act applies to closely held corporations. Hobby Lobby is not required to provide contraception coverage. Catholic Advocate was one of the early groups raising concerns about the religious liberty and …

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“If Catholics want different policy, change the policy makers!”

Catholic Advocate President Matt Smith was at the Supreme Court this morning when they issued their 5 to 4 ruling on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. He made the following statement in response to the …

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Statement by the President on Roe v. Wade Anniversary

There should be no doubt in faithful Catholics’ minds that President Obama is pro-abortion. Just read the statement he issued on Sanctity of Life Sunday – January 22, 2012: “As we mark the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we …

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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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Obama DOES NOT want Abortion to be rare

As I write, staff at the White House has yet to post President Obama’s message on the 38th Anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling but it has been issued to the media and I am sure several …

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Virginia Attorney General Scores a Victory Against Obama-care

By Matt Smith U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson, a federal judge in Richmond, Virginia declared a key section of the Obama administration’s health care reform law unconstitutional. The lawsuit was filed by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli in defense of …

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Activist Kagan Confirmed by Senate

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The U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. Solicitor General and political activist Elena Kagan by a vote of 63 – 37 to be the next Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Kagan, at 50 years of age, will now hold a …

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Court Strikes Down California’s Proposition 8

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By Matt Smith Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker ruled Wednesday, August 4, 2010, that California’s Proposition 8, which outlawed same-sex marriages in California after the state Supreme Court legalized them, is unconstitutional. Proposition 8 passed with 52 percent of …

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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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Bishops Conference Resigns from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

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On May 17, 2010, Catholic Advocate President Deal Hudson broke the news that the USCCB Belongs to Group Supporting Pro-Abortion Supreme Court Nominee. This followed on work Catholic Advocate unvieled in February when we highlighted some of the activities of …

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