LOOP: Judge stops Trump’s religious liberty order



RELIGIOUS LIBERTY  This is why judges matter. Remember when President Trump granted a moral and religious exemption for the HHS contraception mandate? Well, a federal judge blocked Trump’s order. http://cvote.it/2yR9XVZ

ABORTION   The ACLU is again suing the Trump administration, demanding that federal immigration officials transport two illegal immigrants to an abortion facility. Remember: it’s Trump who doesn’t want these immigrant children to die. http://cvote.it/2yQc2S5 

THEY ARE ANTI-BABY  No shock here: Planned Parenthood CEO blasted Speaker Paul Ryan’s call for women to have more babies. http://cvote.it/2yQpO7i

TAX BILL   The House and Senate are expected to vote on the revised tax bill. But Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, will likely miss the vote as he returns to Arizona for medical treatment. http://cvote.it/2yQKiN2  

CHANGE TO TAX BILL   Here’s a closer look at the last-minute changes to the child tax credit that Marco Rubio successfully added to the tax bill. http://cvote.it/2yQoYXV

QUOTE OF THE DAY   “I’m extremely humble that CatholicVote, who defends life, faith, and freedom, has endorsed my candidacy for Congress. Thank you, CatholicVote.” -Rick Saccone, candidate for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 18th District. 

IT’S A RELIGION   Mary Eberstadt says it’s wrong to think of modern society as split between those with faith and those without. In fact, there’s a “zealous faith of secularism.” The sexual revolution has become a dogma. http://cvote.it/2yQoCRi

ANTI-CATHOLIC  Go figure: Anti-Catholic media figures loom large in the recent sexual harassment scandals. http://cvote.it/2yQCXgr  

VATICAN NATIVITY SCENE   The Nativity scene in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican is getting many negative views. In addition to Mary and Jesus, there is a display of the corporal works of mercy, including caring for the sick. http://cvote.it/2yPYRjY 

SAINT OF THE DAY  Blessed Anthony Grassi – http://cvote.it/dailysaint

DAILY MASS READINGS  “Justice shall flourish in his time, and fullness of peace for ever.” (Ps 72:7) – http://cvote.it/Daily-Readings



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Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of CatholicVote.org, where he serves as Political Director. Mercer is also regular contributor with Catholic Pulse. Mercer previously served as Washington Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Chairman for Students for Life of America. He lives in Michigan with his wife and six children.

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