LOOP: Supreme Court OKs travel ban



TRUMP WINS IN COURT   The Supreme Court ruled in favor of allowing President Trump’s travel ban to go into full effect despite multiple lower court challenges. http://cvote.it/2AQx9IX 

FBI SCANDAL  Get this: The top FBI official assigned to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russian investigation was taken off that job this summer after it was discovered he sent politically charged texts slamming President Trump and supporting Hillary Clinton. http://cvote.it/2AP80yi 

IS THIS ALL?  Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey believes that the Michael Flynn plea signals that perhaps there were no severe crimes committed. http://cvote.it/2ANEycb

DAMNATION FOR TAX CUTS?  Several nationally-prominent Catholic leaders are losing their minds over the Senate passage of a tax cut. What has politics done to our Church leaders?  http://cvote.it/2ARjr8M

QUOTE OF THE DAY  “BREAKING: Trump has just threatened to lower North Korea’s taxes by 3%, killing everyone instantly.” -Gordon Shuckrow III. 

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY AT SCOTUS  Today, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about whether the State of Colorado may compel cake artist Jack Phillips to create custom wedding cakes for same-sex weddings in violation of his religious beliefs. http://cvote.it/2APUkTG

POLITICAL LIES  No, Senator Orrin Hatch didn’t say he wanted poor people to die. http://cvote.it/2ANMDNL

ALABAMA SENATE RACE   President Trump endorses Roy Moore. “We need his vote” in the Senate, he said. http://cvote.it/2iTI9OK

VP MEETS ARCHBISHOP  Vice President Mike Pence met with a Chaldean archbishop for a “substantial discussion” on persecuted Christians. Pence is travelling to the Middle East in late December. http://cvote.it/2AQH0i4 

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY  Winning legal battles for religious liberty is important. But it’s not enough.  http://cvote.it/2iQbtG1

SAINT OF THE DAY  Saint Sabas – http://cvote.it/dailysaint

DAILY MASS READINGS  “Justice shall flourish in his time, and fullness of peace for ever.” (Ps 72:7) – http://cvote.it/Daily-Readings

FREEDOM  Why I can’t custom-design cakes for same sex weddings. http://cvote.it/2iRgbDe


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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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