Discussions continued today in the U.S. Senate on the need for a federal marriage amendment; a vote is expected later in the week. Catholic League president William Donohue urged support for the amendment today: “No society in all of human history, up until very recently, has ever given a second thought to the propriety of two men getting married. ... [Read more...]KERRY CRASHES ON ABORTION
On Sunday, the Dubuque, Iowa Telegraph Herald printed an interview with Senator John Kerry. When asked about abortion, Kerry responded, “I oppose abortion, personally. I don’t like abortion. I believe life does begin at conception. But I can’t take my Catholic belief, my article of faith, and legislate it on a Protestant or a Jew or... [Read more...]CAN PRO-LIFE CATHOLICS BE MADE JUDGES?
On July 6, the Senate will hold a six-hour discussion on the nomination of J. Leon Holmes to the federal bench; a vote will follow. Holmes was nominated by President George W. Bush over a year ago to be a district judge for the eastern district of Arkansas. His nomination has been held up by the Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Catholic... [Read more...]