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

Bullying the Bishop

In Iowa, Bishop Martin Amos of the Davenport diocese is being criticized and pressured because he refuses to allow a representative of an organization that favors changing the definition of marriage t... More

Catholic Company Stands Up for Religious Freedom

[caption id="attachment_29661" align="alignright" width="99" caption="Hercules vs. Obama"][/caption]DENVER — Alliance Defense Fund attorneys representing a private Denver employer filed a federal la... More


Whether the new federal mandate of contraception, abortifacients and sterilization coverage was actually designed for the culture President Obama tolerates in his secret service. That shouldn't b... More

Gathering Signatures to Protect Marriage in Maryland!

This past weekend at the parish I attend in Maryland, we gathered signatures to protect the definition of marriage. Although our parish population is small, we gathered nearly 200 signatures (with mo... More

A Seamless Garment of Religious Freedom

Some left-leaning Catholic critics of the U.S. Bishops' defense of religious freedom often say that the bishops' battle is insignificant in relation to Christians in other parts of the world who are f... More

The Greatest Gift

As Emily observes, there has been some positive media attention recently about young Catholic women putting a new marketing face on the Church's sexual ethic. But another powerful media message a... More

Seattle Cathedral Refuses Petition to Preserve Marriage Definition

The parish of the Catholic Cathedral of St. James in Seattle has refused to participate in the collection of signatures in favor of an upcoming referendum that would protect the definition of marriage... More

Religious Liberty For Me But Not For Thee

[caption id="attachment_28871" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Well Cratchit, since I have no conscience claim against unjust mandates, I must have no conscience duty to treat you with dignity... More

Do Lay Catholics in Business Have Conscience Rights?

At the excellent blog of Catholic law professors "Mirror of Justice," Rick Garnett comments on my own recent criticism of leftist Catholic pundits who have declared, in virtual unison, that lay Cathol... More

The Catholic Left Comes Out Against Economic Justice and Peace

[caption id="attachment_28615" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Thanks Commonweal, Winters and Schneck, for explaining to the world that I have no conscience."][/caption]Social justice is suppo... More



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