Category Archives: Legislation

Ten Commandments in Oklahoma

Ten Commandments monuments stand outside courthouses and statehouses all across the USA. They go back to the beginning of our country. This is fitting, since the legal structure of the Western world is built on those ten commandments. For the first two hundred years of our republic, the only controversy was an occasional argument about […]

Five of your favorite bishops respond to Planned Parenthood videos

Sean Cardinal O’Malley (Archdiocese of Boston) “The most recent revelations about Planned Parenthood’s willingness to traffic in fetal tissue from abortions, and to alter abortion methods not for any reason related to women’s health but to obtain more “intact” organs, is the latest demonstration of a callousness toward women and their unborn children that is […]

Urgent Action Needed: Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood Set for Today

Public pressure is mounting to defund Planned Parenthood. A vote to cut off taxpayer funding is now scheduled for the Senate this evening at 5:30 PM EST. We need you to call your two Senators today! Tell them: “I urge you to halt all funding of Planned Parenthood while Congress conducts an investigation. No organization that […]

CatholicVote joins pro-life leaders in calling for a vote on the 5-Month abortion limit

  Today CV President Brian Burch joined a group of national pro-life leaders in releasing a joint statement urging House Republican Leadership to schedule a vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.  “Today marks three months since a scheduled vote on landmark pro-life legislation, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, was delayed by the […]

Three Facts You Need to Know about the Fight in Indiana

Last week Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed their state ‘Religious Freedom Restoration Act’ into law. The law is nearly identical to the federal law introduced by Senator Charles Schumer, passed 97-3 by the Senate, and signed by President Clinton in 1993. The law protects the freedom of all people of faith to live, breathe, and practice their […]

Indiana is the new Brendan Eich

In 1993, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) passed the Democrat controlled U.S. House of Representatives unanimously. It passed the U.S. Senate (also controlled by Democrats) by a vote of 97-3. It was signed into law by Bill Clinton. RFRA, allows the government to place a “substantial burden” on someone’s religious beliefs and practice so […]

A Lesson in Selling Death: California Passes Suicide Bill

  In the encyclical Evangelium Vitae (which, given recent events, Catholics would do well to revisit in earnest), St. John Paul II warned of the tendency to obscure the true nature of certain dehumanizing acts through ambiguous or overly technical language: “Given such a grave situation, we need now more than ever to have the […]



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