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Statement before Little Sisters of the Poor oral arguments

The Obama administration will make a remarkable argument in the Supreme Court on Wednesday, shattering concepts of  ‘separation of church and state’ and the free exercise of religion, by making the case that the government has the power to make theological judgments about the Catholic…

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Statement on Garland SCOTUS nomination

An initial review of President Obama’s selection of Merrick Garland to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court raises grave concerns at a time when religious liberty is under assault and when the stakes in the fight for the unborn have never been higher. Catholics…

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Statement on Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt oral arguments

In today’s oral arguments, it is reported that Justice Kagan mockingly asked, “Why would Texas do this?”  There are approximately 210 Texas women annually who suffer from abortion complications requiring an emergency room visit, according to an admission by Planned Parenthood. The Texas law simply…

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Statement before Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt oral arguments

Do the American people have the basic right to enact commonsense laws to protect the safety and health of women seeking abortions? This is the fundamental issue at stake in this case. The very grand jury that indicted the criminal abortionist, Kermit Gosnell, recommended these…

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Statement on CO committee passes bill to legalize assisted suicide

It’s heartbreaking to see my home state moving forward on doctor-prescribed suicide. The other states that have take the dangerous gamble to make it legal show a clear pattern of rises in general suicide and poor and disabled people left in the dust, abandoned by…

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Statement on Scalia’s passing

As the nation mourns the passing of a judicial giant in Justice Scalia, Catholics take heart from his inspiring public witness to the Catholic faith.  Even as a young man, Scalia spoke in his valedictorian speech at Georgetown of having heard the “Word of Christ…

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Statement on House veto override vote on Obama’s veto of defunding Planned Parenthood

Polling consistently finds that Americans are opposed to taxpayer funding of abortion. And yet the American taxpayers continue to subsidize the largest abortion corporation in America – and one that is under federal investigation for a host of horrific crimes, no less – to the…

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Statement on Pelosi’s abortion comments

In a stunning interview with Melinda Henneberger, Nancy Pelosi manages to insult women and the American intelligence at once. She claims to simultaneously oppose any restrictions on abortion whatsoever and oppose abortion on demand. Her position is completely out of step with the average American,…

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Obama’s War on the Little Sisters of the Poor

  They’re back. Actually they never went away. But until last Friday, people had more or less forgotten about the Little Sisters of the Poor’s lawsuit against the Obama administration. That was until the Supreme Court announced that it will hear their case, alongside six…

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Why I love the pope, even as a conservative

I have a confession: I’m a conservative, and I lovePope Francis. In the lead-up to his visit this week, his first ever to the United States, the news media frame is simple: happy liberals, disgruntled conservatives. Catholics like myself, who identify strongly with the Republican Party…

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