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Washington Post: An unfair First Amendment restriction by Metro

By Ashley McGuire and Andrea Picciotti-Bayer If you live or work in the Washington, at one point or another, you’ve no doubt found yourself behind, next to or on a bus, staring at some giant advertisement for the latest gadget or the newest Netflix series….

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Trump’s new rule: Title X isn’t welfare for Planned Parenthood

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer In order to best serve the needs of low-income women and their families, the federal government earlier this year refined its criteria for Title X family planning grants. The purpose of this reform was to attract community-based clinics by expanding the scope…

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TCA Statements on Title X Planned Parenthood Defunding

May 18, 2018 “Americans don’t want their hard-earned tax dollars paying for abortions, a fact polling consistently confirms. In redirecting Title X funding to nonviolent women’s health centers, the government ensures that the needs of low income women will continue to be served without lining…

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Book Review: The Eight Doors of the Kingdom: Meditations on the Beatitudes

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer Father Jacques Philippe has authored yet another insightful book on faith and the interior life — this time addressing the mystery of the beatitudes. The Eight Doors of the Kingdom: Meditations on the Beatitudes opens for readers each of the “doors” to everlasting happiness Christ…

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Examiner: Conor Lamb’s whopper of a lie on Catholicism and abortion

By Maureen Ferguson Remember when President Barack Obama insulted small-town Pennsylvania voters by saying they bitterly “cling to guns or religion”? In next week’s special election, there is a strange new twist to this condescending attitude towards people of faith coming from the Democratic congressional…

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CNA: Book Review “Plan of Life: Habits to Help You Grow Closer to God”

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer Praise abounds for Father Roger Landry’s engaging book, Plan of Life: Habits to Help You Grow Closer to God. Heavy-hitters in the defense of the faith – like George Weigel and Mary Eberstadt – as well as influential Church leaders, such as Boston’s…

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The Hill: SCOTUS, Don’t Undermine for Women the Safety of a Pro-Life Center

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer There are more than 2000 pro-life pregnancy resource centers across the United States that offer women compassionate and comprehensive alternatives to abortion. In the state of California alone, there are an estimated 200 such centers offering free services such as pregnancy testing, classes in prenatal development,…

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TCA Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Pregnancy Resource Center Case

On Thursday, January 11, The Catholic Association was pleased to file an amicus brief before the Supreme Court in the case of National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Beccera giving voice to thirteen women who have received transformative care at pregnancy resource centers…

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TCA Statement on Senator Kennedy’s Support of Kyle Duncan

“Senator Kennedy should be commended for his excellent judgment in supporting Kyle Duncan’s nomination to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, virtually insuring that this highly qualified nominee will be confirmed. Louisiana can stand very proud of their soon-to-be newest addition to the court.” Andrea Picciotti-Bayer is…

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US News and World Report: Respect Crisis Pregnancy Centers

By Grazie Pozo Christie and Andrea Picciotti-Bayer The Supreme Court announced last week that it will consider whether the state of California can force pro-life, faith-inspired crisis pregnancy centers to promote abortion. Rather than supporting and promoting these “neighbor-helping-neighbor” efforts, pro-choice activists would like crisis pregnancy centers…

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