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Statement on Zika funding

It is beyond outrageous that Senate Democrats are blocking $1.1 billion in supplemental Zika funding because they are demanding an even bigger earmark for their political donors Planned Parenthood. Half a billion taxpayer dollars annually already flow to Planned Parenthood, which runs the nation’s largest…

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Statement on Little Sisters of the Poor decision

Today’s Supreme Court decision makes it clear that the government must back off and allow people the freedom to practice their faith as they wish, without fear of draconian fines.  The Court agreed that government must find a way to reach its goals on contraceptive…

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Statement on Little Sisters of the Poor response briefs

According to a new Marist poll, the majority of Americans side with the Little Sisters of the Poor in their fight against the government’s suppression of their First Amendment religious liberty rights.  In the supplemental briefs requested by the Court, which are being filed today, the…

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Statement on briefs filed in Little Sisters of the Poor lawsuit

Yesterday, the Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious groups that just want to get back to their ministries heartily embraced the Supreme Court’s proposal that the government can provide women with drugs like abortion pills without involving nuns, pro-life priests, and religious colleges….

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Statement on Little Sisters of the Poor oral arguments

Today in oral argument, Justice Kennedy and Chief Justice Roberts suggested that the government was “hijacking” the healthcare plan of the Little Sisters of the Poor to advance its agenda. That’s exactly what they are doing. And today outside the Court, an overwhelmingly female crowd…

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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 House Planned Parenthood defund vote

Planned Parenthood, an abortion organization caught harvesting and selling baby body parts, has demonstrated time and again that it does not deserve public money.  If he cares about women and children, President Obama should sign this bill that reallocates public funds instead to facilities providing…

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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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In Cuba the main form of ‘birth control’ is abortion, a sign spiritual poverty

  As a radiologist in Miami, working mainly with a lower income population, many of my female ultrasound patients are young women recently arrived from Cuba. It breaks my heart to meet these wonderful women with slightly tortured yet musical names starting with Y, such…

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