LOOP: Democrats introduce assault weapons ban



CONSCIENCE  Nurses visit Capitol Hill and come forward with horrifying testimonies on being forced to perform abortions: “I still have nightmares.” http://cvote.it/2m5zVnv

GUN CONTROL  Half of all Senate Democrats are cosponsoring a bill which would ban more than 200 types of semi-automatic weapons, as well as magazines holding more than ten rounds of ammunition. It would require background checks on all gun sales. http://cvote.it/2m44VnQ

BUREAUCRATIC NIGHTMARE  The Pentagon knew about its crime reporting failures that could have prevented Texas shooting. http://cvote.it/2m6orQQ

CULTURE OF DEATH  Human trafficking is a worldwide problem, but it could be happening at your local hotel. http://cvote.it/2m46thL

HAVE BABIES  Faced with a very low birth rate, the Polish government is encouraging their citizens to go forth and multiply like rabbits. Poland’s birth rate was 1.32 children per woman in 2015. Only Portugal was lower in Europe. http://cvote.it/2m45FcC

CULTURE  Insanity: The City of Los Angeles is considering making the Playboy mansion a historic monument.  http://cvote.it/2m5sHzM

COMMUNISM  Our society has a profound ignorance of the crimes of Communism. According to a stunning report by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, one-third of Millennials (32%) “believe more people were killed under George W. Bush than under Joseph Stalin.” http://cvote.it/2m6LFGr

MILESTONE  The National Catholic Register celebrates 90th anniversary. http://cvote.it/2m76AZU

SAINT OF THE DAY  Dedication of St. John Lateran – http://cvote.it/dailysaint

DAILY MASS READINGS  “The waters of the river gladden the city of God, the holy dwelling of the Most High!” (Ps 46:2) – http://cvote.it/Daily-Readings

BEAUTY  A little history on the great Basilica of St. John Lateran, the oldest church in Europe.  http://cvote.it/2m5Onfb    (Photo credit: Tango7174 )


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Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of CatholicVote.org, where he serves as Political Director. Mercer is also regular contributor with Catholic Pulse. Mercer previously served as Washington Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Chairman for Students for Life of America. He lives in Michigan with his wife and six children.

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