LOOP: Trump calls on Congress to pass ban on late-term abortions




TRUMP: PASS A PRO-LIFE BILL   President Trump blasted New York lawmakers who cheered legislation that enshrined late-term abortion into law. Trump said: “To defend the dignity of every person, I am asking Congress to pass legislation to prohibit the late-term abortion of children who can feel pain in the mother’s womb.”  READ
TRUMP CALLS FOR UNITY  President Trump makes a pitch for unity, urging Congress to ‘choose greatness’. Trump said: “An economic miracle is taking place in the United States — and the only thing that can stop it are foolish wars, politics, or ridiculous partisan investigations. If there is going to be peace and legislation, there cannot be war and investigation.”  READ
PELOSI’S GUEST   House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s guest at the State of the Union was Planned Parenthood’s new president, Dr. Leana Wen. Over the last 18 years, Planned Parenthood has donated more than $5.5 million to Democratic congressional candidates in the past ten years  (and $27,000 to Nancy Pelosi alone since 2000).  READ
2020  The Washington Post discovered that Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren listed her race as “American Indian” on a State Bar of Texas registration card in 1986. READ
JUDICIAL NOMINEE QUIZZED ON “SIN”   Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, asked judicial nominee Neomi Rao if she thought same-sex relationships were immoral. Rao said she sets aside her “personal views” and judges based on the Constitution. Booker continued: “So you’re not willing to say here if you believe it is sinful for two men to be married?”  READ 
PIXAR GOES FEMINIST?  Disney/Pixar is known for creating quality family movies, but they just released a new short film embracing lots of feminist talking points. READ   
ASSISTED-SUICIDE PUSH IN MARYLAND   A new bill to legalize assisted suicide has been introduced in Maryland, but Catholics are mobilizing to stop the bill.  READ  
FROM FIRE BY WATER  From atheism and Marxism to Catholicism: The conversion of Sohrab Ahmari.  READ
CATHOLIC CAMPUS  Gonzaga University has decided to allow conservative Ben Shapiro to speak on campus — but with certain conditions. READ
SAINT OF THE DAY  A Jesuit brother and native of Japan, Saint Paul Miki was crucified, along with 25 other Catholics, for preaching his belief in Jesus. Proving that the faith is lived and died for in many lands, the Japanese martyrs take their place along with men and women of many nations. READ
DAILY READINGS  “The Lord’s kindness is everlasting to those who fear him.” (Ps 102:17  READ
EDITORIAL CARTOON   Here’s a provocative new editorial cartoon by Pat Cross. What do you think about it?


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Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of CatholicVote.org, where he serves as Political Director. 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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