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Politics

January 20, 2015

Loaded Language on “Marriage” Heads to the Supreme Court

During Pope Francis’ Encounter with Families in the Philippines this week, the Holy Father commented on particular threats to the good of the family, saying, “The
January 22, 2015
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A Non-Religious Law Professor’s Humane Case for Religious Exemptions

Over at the Washington Post, law professor (and non-religious believer) Eugene Volokh offers a lengthy post with a kind of argument for religious exemptions to certain
January 27, 2015

Is Speaker Boehner Violating the Constitution by Inviting Netanyahu to Address Congress?

Speaker Boehner has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the Congress of the United States.  This has made the White House pretty upset, which
January 27, 2015

Abp. Cordileone responds to Nancy Pelosi on Abortion: “No Catholic Can Dissent in Good Conscience”

  At a recent press conference, when being asked about the proposed legislation that would outlaw most abortions after 20 weeks (aka the “Pain-Capable Unborn Children
January 28, 2015

The Angelic Doctor, Alive and Well

Today on the Church calendar is the memorial of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor of the Church.  This great saint, who lived on earth from
January 28, 2015

Profiles in Cowardice

The headline of Congressman Tim Ryan’s (D-OH) recent op-ed is: “Why I changed my thinking on abortion.” If that doesn’t give away the ending, this line
January 29, 2015

What if things were actually getting better?

Are Millennials the New Victorians? That question runs counter to the conventional wisdom that Millennials are a disaster on every moral issue except abortion. But Michael
February 10, 2015

The President’s “Noble” Lie

Here’s something that should surprise no one: for the sake of political expediency, Barack Obama lied (that really is the word for it) about his opposition