Matt Bowman

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Matt Bowman

Matt Bowman is a pro-life, religious liberties and constitutional law attorney in the Washington, DC area. He graduated from Ave Maria School of Law in 2003 and clerked for several federal judges thereafter. The Bowmans are homeschoolers and rabid fans of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Matt is a member of the Knights of Columbus and his local parish.

Recent Posts


Do Something!

Does being pro-life require support for current gun control proposals? Several liberals are making this claim.  But they don't have much support in actual Catholic teaching. One source they are... More


Gun Control Control

(This post helps launch a new organization to educate about Catholic teaching and gun control: the Firearms and Catholic Teaching Society of Maryland [the FACTS].) Our country has a gun problem. Cr... More

Religious Freedom is not Generic

Rick Garnett at Mirror of Justice offers an insightful, but incomplete, account of the religious freedom of Christians with respect to President Obama's abortion-pill and contraception mandate. The... More

HHS’s Shell Game Theology

The Catholic Left has embraced a factually false defense of President Obama's proposed rule change coercing people to facilitate coverage of abortion-pills, contraception and sterilization. NCRepor... More

“Miracle” Fact-Check at NCR on HHS Mandate

Michael Sean Winters wrote a post today endorsing the revised HHS Mandate rule as a "miracle," albeit in a qualified way, since he admits he doesn't know the legal details. Winters was wise to qualif... More

Witness Protection

At Mirror of Justice, Rick Garnett links to what he thinks (and I agree) is a very insightful article by Dan Philpott criticizing Obamacare's attack on religious freedom by mandating health coverage o... More

Pax Christi Promotes Killing

You may have heard that the Diocese of Pittsburgh in its lawsuit against the HHS Mandate was told to come back to court later after the Obama administration supposedly changes its rule next August. ... More

Evolving on Religious Freedom

Some say evolution is slow but inevitable. I am not so sure, but nevertheless I am glad to see that the National Catholic Reporter's Michael Sean Winters is changing his tune, albeit only slightly, o... More

Remove the plank in your own eye

Throughout 2012, the U.S. Bishops have specifically insisted that business leaders must be allowed to follow Christian teaching when the government requires the opposite. And during that same tim... More

Which Catholic VP?

Liberal Catholics tell us we should vote for Obama despite the fact that he promotes pro-abortion polices and Supreme Court justices. Joe Biden, the Catholic, just told us we should vote for Obama ... More



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