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.
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
Here are a few reactions from some Catholic thinkers about Time magazine's decision to select Pope Francis as Person of the Year. Fr. Dwight Longenecker: The Time magazine writers reflect the se... More
Robert Gibbs, White House Press Secretary for Obama from 2009 to Feb 2011, said that if current poll numbers continue for Democrats, then Republicans are likely to gain control of the United States Se... More
The media always tries to find a personal angle to a story. Usually, though, they realize not to try this for the issue of abortion. Best to drown the discussion in euphemisms, right? Well, the Te... More
[caption id="attachment_55616" align="alignright" width="297"] Judge Janice Rogers Brown[/caption] Common sense prevails at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals -- the second most influential court in... More