Category Archives: Pro-Life

Profiles in Cowardice

The headline of Congressman Tim Ryan’s (D-OH) recent op-ed is: “Why I changed my thinking on abortion.” If that doesn’t give away the ending, this line from the second paragraph pretty much seals it: “My faith is important to me, and like many Catholics I strive to adhere to its principles, especially one of the [...]

All God’s Children

Today we honor the memory of one of the great figures in the struggle for civil rights, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We have seen so much progress in that struggle, but that struggle continues. The evils of abortion and fatherlessness disproportionally affect the African-American community and were Dr. King alive today, he would undoubtedly [...]

Congress, Catholics, and the Vanishing Pro-Life Democrat

Yesterday, the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life released some statistics on the religious composition of the new 114th Congress, which includes more Catholics (with 164) than any Congress in history. That’s about 31% of Congress that identifies as Catholics, compared with about 22% of American adults. Sadly, while the number of Catholics in [...]

Can Pro-Lifers Grab the Latino Vote?

In the course of researching a recent article on Latinos, I learned that their votes are by no means set in stone. I was writing at Aleteia about the two duties of Catholics to Latinos. Since they are predominately Catholic (or lapsed Catholic) we have to be their point of entry to the culture such that [...]


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