Catholics are motivated by their belief that marriage between a man and a woman is the arrangement chosen by God for the expression of conjugal love and for the creation and rearing of children.
Legislators in Nebraska were motivated by a desire to avoid becoming what Kansas has long been: the late-term abortion capital of the country.
According to a 2009 Gallup poll, a majority of Americans now identify themselves as pro-life — the first time this has been the case since Gallup began asking the question, and a dramatic change from…
But taxed or no, the church will endure, as will the ability of ordinary Americans, despite whatever the cynics might say, to make a difference and to shape the destiny of this great nation.
Some are sure that if health care reform legislation can be kept “abortion-neutral” (no small challenge), then there is no danger in expanding government control of health care. But when government is so hostile to…
If — make that, when — the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor is confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Catholics will hold six of the nine seats on the highest court in the land.
On a cold winter evening in 1838, a young, gangly state representative rose to address the Young Men’s Lyceum in Springfield, Ill.
“The brightest light of the whole world is extinguished.”
Good manners, say some who claim to have them, dictate that one should not discuss religion or politics in polite company.
Americans have been given much, and, in fewer than four weeks, they will go to the polls to do the very least they can do in return: choose their own leaders.