Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of CatholicVote.org, where he serves as Political Director. Mercer is also bimonthly columnist with Catholic Pulse. Mercer previously served as Washington Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Chairman for Students for Life of America. He lives in Michigan with his wife and five children.
I don't mean to pick on my friend Matt Lewis, who wrote a splendid article called When 'leave us alone' became 'bake us a cake!" He's talking about proposed legislation in Arizona which would allow... More
Governor Bobby Jindal (pictured on the right) is letting pro-life New Yorkers know that they will feel right at home in his state of Louisiana. "Hey displaced and persecuted New Yorkers… You ... More
It's not about romance. And it's not about the desires of adults. Speaking before lawmakers in Indiana yesterday, Ryan Anderson eloquently stated why the state has an interest in marriage that ... More
My friend John Burger asked that very question to marriage defender Ryan Anderson. Here's what he said: I think it’s largely that they haven’t had the argument made to them. Forty years ago, ... More
As a child of the 80s, I remember We Are the World. Yeah, the song is terrible, but it was nice to see rock stars care about charity. Back then poverty in Africa was in the news all the time. But thin... More