Category Archives: Law

Fast and Furious Francis

There’s a new sheriff in the Vatican City State. With the swiftness and surety rarely seen in the Eternal City, Pope Francis sent a loud and clear message to laity and clergy working in the Vatican that child abuse and sexual crimes will be dealt with severely under this pontificate. With the stroke of a [...]

Abortion and its Evil Twin, Euphemism

   “Nor is the lie the only means of falsehood. They all speak with a Nazi double talk with which to deceive the unwary. Before we accept their word at what seems to be its face, we must always look for hidden meanings.” ~Robert H. Jackson, Closing Argument Prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials Hidden meanings abounded [...]

Pro-Life Victory: New Law Requires Ultrasound

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed a law on Friday that requires women seeking an abortion to have an ultrasound performed on their unborn child. The law went into effect on Monday. The law also requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of an abortion clinic. According to [...]

Five questions the media should have asked Wendy Davis

By now you’ve heard of Wendy Davis, the Texas State Senator who, with the help of a rapacious viewing gallery, filibustered a vote on a bill that would have made it illegal for women to abort babies past 20 weeks of their pregnancy. For her anti-life efforts, the national press corps threw Senator Davis the [...]

Justice Kennedy turned his back on children

When oral arguments on DOMA and Prop 8 took place back in March, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy acknowledged that if the Court allowed homosexual couples to participate in the institution of marriage society would head into “uncharted waters,” primarily because we “have five years of information to weigh against 2,000 years of history or [...]

USCCB: Striking down the Defense of Marriage Act is a “profound injustice”

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops just released a statement in response to the Supreme Court’s rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8: Today is a tragic day for marriage and our nation. The Supreme Court has dealt a profound injustice to the American people by striking down in part [...]

7 Reasons Why We Should be Praying for the Supreme Court This Week

This morning I went to the steps of the Supreme Court to be present in case the Court rules on Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) cases. The court chose not to rule today but it will issue decisions in both cases this week (as early as tomorrow but probably no later than [...]

Snowden, Lerner, and the Sin of Bearing False Witness

Two government acronyms are forever tainted by scandal. First, the revelations of malfeasance and corruption within the IRS destroyed whatever last remnants of goodwill that agency might have had with the American people. Second, we have learned more recently learned that the NSA has been watching every breath we take and every move we make [...]


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