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Pass sex-trafficking bill

Sen. Bill Nelson has come out strong against a sex-trafficking bill that would create a fund for victims with monies collected in fees from the traffickers. He has voted to filibuster this popular bill, because it includes a standard Hyde Amendment, banning federal funding of…

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Kelvin Cochran’s Liberty, and Ours

Having firmly come out in favor of Charlie Hebdo‘s right to poke fun, sometimes quite maliciously, at the world’s major religions, it seems editors of the New York Times won’t extend the right of Americans to hold certain religious views and stay gainfully employed. Kelvin Cochran, the…

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In response to “Ellmers lectures anti-abortion critics”

Rep. Virginia Foxx courageously led the debate prior to a key vote in the U.S. House on a bill to ban late-term abortions. But in a mystifying development, North Carolina’s other congresswoman, Renee Ellmers, derailed the bill at the last minute. Read more here.

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Abortion is about a child, not a choice

One of my favorite things I do at work is fetal ultrasound. I’m a practicing radiologist, and the miracle of peeking into that intimate space and then looking up to catch the awe in the parents’ faces never seems to get old. But a couple…

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In this year’s March for Life, let’s talk about prenatal diagnosis

I happen to be Hispanic and a practicing radiologist, so although I wanted to speak about Hispanics and their place in the abortion debate at the March for Life in Washington, DC, I’m going to talk about prenatal diagnosis. This year’s March for Life theme…

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The ultrasound generation

Thursday, hundreds of thousands took to the mall to march in protest of abortion, which stills thousands of tiny beating hearts in America daily. The crowd has become an overwhelmingly young one. So young that the site of the 2010 March for Life prompted the…

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The 20-week Abortion Ban and Difficult Prenatal Diagnosis

The 20-week ultrasound in our first pregnancy began as a joyful event, but quickly turned into one of those punched-in-the-gut experiences. After our peek at the baby’s profile and his 10 little toes, the technician became stone-faced as the ultrasound wand moved to our baby’s…

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Pope Francis’ role in U.S.-Cuba deal could fuel Catholic revival on island

Just days after the Vatican was credited for its critical role in brokering a historic diplomatic deal between the United States and Cuba, some experts say the church’s intervention was not simply an act of good will but something that could promote democratic changes on…

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Hoping (against hope) for the end of oppression

Here in Miami, there’s a Wall of Martyrs in our son’s Jesuit high school, lined with pictures of handsome young men who died in a failed but heroic attempt to save democracy in their little country. It was a flawed democracy, it’s true, but certain…

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In U.S. visit, Pope Francis looks to protect our fragile social environment

It’s official! El Papa Francisco will be visiting the United States for the very first time in October 2015. He will be attending the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, which will be a huge rally in support of the family, an institution that has…

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