Reader: HHS Secy raising money for NARAL, Perry rakes in the cash, Dems win WV Gov race

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. The Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius is helping to raise money for the pro-abortion group NARAL in Chicago tonight. (Remember, Sebelius claims to be Catholic.) LifeNews.com reports that NARAL has been touting Sebelius’ appearance by saying she “is guiding the implementation of th... More

Six reasons why in-state tuition for illegals should NOT be a dealbreaker

Recent polling has confirmed what I’ve seen anecdotally: Rick Perry has dropped fast in the polls and conservatives have decided (at least for now) to throw their support behind Herman Cain. (Romney, too, is capitalizing on this.) The primary reason that people have moved away from Perry is his stance on in-state tuition for illegal immigrants, known as the Texas DREAM Act. If not for this issue... More
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Reader: 18 Catholic colleges oppose contraceptive mandate, Perry apologizes for ‘heartless’ remark, FRC hits Mitt

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Eighteen Catholic colleges united in a letter to oppose the federal government’s contraception mandate and the lack of religious liberty in the mandate. The letter said: “No federal rule has defined being ‘religious’ as narrowly and discriminatorily as the Mandate appears to do, and no regulation ha... More

Reader: Santorum slams those who booed gay soldier, Perry slipping, a Christie run?

Here is today’s abridged Lunchtime Reader. Hope you enjoy these stories. Rick Santorum slammed those who booed a gay soldier appearing on a video before the Fox News/YouTube debate Thursday night. “I condemn the people who booed that gay soldier,” he said. “I have to admit I seriously did not hear those boos. … But certainly had I, I would’ve said, ‘Don’t do that. This man ... More

Reader: Romney & Perry spar before debate, 3 Dems blast IL redistricting, Pope addresses German Parliament

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Mitt Romney and Rick Perry scrapped just hours before the GOP debate in Orlando tonight on Fox News at 9 pm ET. Picking up on the concern that Perry might have a tough time winning suburban voters, Tim Pawlenty wrote an op-ed for Politico with the not-so-subtle title: “Romney is electable.” http://cvote.... More

Reader: 53% of independents plan to vote against Obama, Romney closer to Perry, Solyndra execs to plead 5th

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. The latest poll by McClatchy/Marist looks bad for President Obama’s re-election efforts. “By a margin of 49 percent to 36 percent, voters said they definitely plan to vote against Obama, according to the poll. Independents by 53 percent to 28 percent said they definitely plan to vote against him… Even... More

Reader: Cardinal O’Malley slams euthanasia effort, NPR’s abortion story, Gardasil researcher changes sides

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston denounced an effort to get physician-assisted suicide on the Massachusetts ballot. “We hope the citizens of the Commonwealth will not be seduced by language [such as] dignity and compassion, which are means to disguise the sheer brutality of helping people to kill themse... More

re: Why Gardasil doesn’t bother me for Perry

Tom, the day after Rick Perry jumped in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, I thought he might be clear of the issue – he called it a “mistake.” (I said so on NRO and in a National Catholic Register piece.) But the more I hear Governor Perry talk about the issue, the more he gives me pause. I get hating cancer, which the governor says was his motivation. I don’t get an e... More

Why Gardasil doesn’t bother me for Perry

Anecdotal, perhaps, but here’s a story that illuminates something of the story behind the kerfuffle. Until you’ve seen a special photograph, Craig Wilson says you don’t know the whole story of Rick Perry’s HPV vaccine decision. “She’s happy as hell. I mean, she is just unbelievably ecstatic,” Wilson said. “Here she is on a beautiful ranch somewhere, ... More

Reader: GOP wins 2 House seats, Sandoval endorses Perry, McDonnell super-popular in Virginia

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. It’s been 88 years since a non-Democrat won New York’s 9th Congressional District, held recently by scandal-tarnished Anthony Weiner. The New York City district covers portions of Queens and Brooklyn. But yesterday, pro-life and pro-family Catholic Bob Turner won the seat by a large margin, 54% to 46%. M... More

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