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How to Vote Catholic 2012

In Chapter I of “How to Vote Catholic” we discussed the obligation of Catholics to participate in politics by voting to ensure that our legislators protect the common good, human dignity, and the rights of all. As such, it is …

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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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Democrats Fail Again to Move Defense Bill with Abortion Funding

By Lisa Correnti While much of the national debate was focused on the controversial “Don’t, Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal contained in the National Defense Authorization Act, the legislation still contained language allowing for taxpayer funded abortions on military bases.

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Diocesan Newspaper Allows Catholic Representative to Lie About Abortion Position

By Deal Hudson The Steubenville Register is the official newspaper of the Diocese of Steubenville, Ohio. Today, an ad appeared in the diocesan newspaper touting incumbent Congressman Charlie Wilson (D, OH-06) as a “real” pro-life Representative who fully supports the …

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Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper Calls the Catholic Bishops Liars

By Deal W. Hudson Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper (D, PA-03) is running for her second term in Pennsylvania’s 3rd Congressional District against Republican Mike Kelly.  Kelly is leading in all the lastest polling and evidence points to Dahlkemper’s vote in support …

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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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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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Will the Catholic Health Association Support the Protect Life Act?

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Catholic Advocate has joined with eighteen pro-life organizations and leaders to request the Catholic Health Association support H.R. 5111, the Protect Life Act. As we informed our community back in April when Congressman Joe Pitts (R, PA-16) announced the introduction …

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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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