LOOP: Affirmative Action guidelines dropped by Trump administration

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THURSDAY, JULY 5
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION ROLLBACK  The Trump administration announced that it was eliminating 24 Affirmative Action guidelines pushed by the Obama administration, deeming them “unnecessary, outdated, inconsistent with existing law, or otherwise improper.” READ
KETHLEDGE ON THE RISE?  Several news reports suggest that a great interview with President Trump has propelled Judge Raymond Kethledge as a serious contender to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. READ
COURT FIGHT  Some liberals groups are so adamant to stop to a nominee to replace Anthony Kennedy that they are playing fast and loose with the facts. READ
IGNORE SUBPOENA?  The former FBI agent who vowed to “stop” President Trump from winning the 2016 presidential election might ignore a House subpoena to testify, his lawyer said. READ
CELEBRATING ABORTION?  Disgusting, but not surprising: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer marked Independence Day by celebrating abortion and the Roe v Wade decision which legalized the practice. READ
HISTORIC OBSTRUCTION  Senate Democrats have pushed three times as many cloture votes to stall President Trump’s nominees as were pushed during his four previous predecessors’ combined first terms. READ
CITIZENSHIP TEST  How confident are you in your understanding of the American system of government? Could you pass the citizenship test which immigrants must take? READ
PEOPLE OF PRAISE  Judge Amy Barrett is being heavily criticized for her membership in the charismatic Catholic organization People of Praise. The Catholic News Agency did a profile on the organization. READ
A CATHOLIC CONNECTION  George Washington’s 110 Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation were developed by French Jesuits. READ
SAINT OF THE DAY  Saint Anthony Zaccaria lived only 36 years, but founded three religious communities, and contributed to the reformation of the Church. He insisted on various religious or devotional practices to renew the spiritual life of the clergy, religious, and laity. READ
DAILY READINGS  “The judgments of the Lord are true, and all of them are just.” (Ps 19:10)  READ
CATHOLIC ROOTS OF THE DECLARATION   St. Robert Bellarmine, Thomas Jefferson, and the Declaration of Independence. READ
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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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