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Examiner: Kathy Tran cares more for butterflies than babies in the womb

By Maureen Ferguson Butterflies and babies. Both are beautiful. Both develop in miraculous ways. A butterfly emerges after about 12 days in a cocoon, where it began as a caterpillar. A baby takes a little longer, emerging from the womb after about 40 weeks of…

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USA TODAY: Most Americans don’t want a standing ovation for abortions until birth. But Democrats do.

By Ashley McGuire A standing ovation for abortion? That’s what New York’s Reproductive Health Act got in the Senate chamber when it passed last week. Lawmakers and bystanders stood and applauded a law that legalizes abortion all the way up until birth, for any reason. The left may be…

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The Hill: The Dems support for abortion is out of step with the American people

By Ashley McGuire I’d like to extend an invitation from one radical to another. Specifically, I would like to invite Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to attend today’s March for Life. The March for Life, held in Washington, D.C. on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, is the largest annual human…

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RealClearPolitics: Why Science Strengthens the Pro-Life Argument

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer Can science undo the havoc that Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey wreaked on America?  The country’s leading pro-life leaders believe so.  “Unique From Day One:  Pro-life Is Pro-science,” the theme for this year’s pro-life March for Life, focuses on the natural alliance between…

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CNA: Mind, Heart, and Soul

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer The Catholic Church in the United States has received staggering blows of late. The sinful and criminal behavior of a former leading prelate, the statewide investigations into clergy sex abuse across the country, the Vatican’s confused and vapid response – all have…

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CNA: Giving Thanks for the Church

By Maureen Ferguson It’s a great time to be Catholic. I mean that sincerely… in the sense of Dickens’ opening lines in A Tale of Two Cities. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… it was the season of light, it…

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RealClearReligion: Pope Francis, Please Prosecute

By Maureen Ferguson Fyodor Dostoyevsky observes in his novel The House of the Dead, “Man is a creature that can get accustomed to anything.” As the bishops of the Catholic Church convene in Baltimore this week to address the abuse crisis, Dostoyevsky’s reflection on human nature…

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RealClear: Federal Rule Protects Nuns’ Stance on Obamacare Mandate

By Grazie Pozo Christie A federal rule was just published in the Federal Register.  A single rule in a document that runs over 80,000 pages long may seem a small thing, but this particular rule marks the defeat of what many Americans perceive as an extended assault on…

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The Hill:US has made a genuine response to the plight of Iraq’s persecuted religious minorities

By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer President Trump will soon have a chance to make up for some lost time in supporting Iraqi religious minorities that ISIS threatened with extinction. Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and his colleagues in Congress want to make sure our concern for the victims of genocide has…

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The Hill: Josh Hawley will defend the First Amendment and religious liberty

The Hill: Josh Hawley will defend the First Amendment and religious liberty

By Ashley McGuire Among the crop of newly elected men and women headed to the Senate in 2019, one stands out for his record on religious liberty. Former Missouri Attorney General and Senator-elect Josh Hawley’s (R-Mo.) strong track record defending America’s first freedom can be…

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