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Defenders of marriage are tolerant

Sheila Liaugminas | 29 September 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Catholic bishops, Defense of Marriage Act, Proposition 8, traditional marriage
Again and again, California voters have had their voice and their vote on Proposition 8 rejected. Mostly by powerful homosexual marriage activists, judges and sympathizers. But the people who want their constitutionally expressed will to be legally established have tolerated the repeated necessity of fighting for it in court. The appeal is court again, and sympathizers of the voters have joined in.

We don’t know Stupak

Sheila Liaugminas | 27 March 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Bart Stupak, Catholic bishops, Democrats
Days after the Senate version of the health care bill was ceremoniously and victoriously signed into law, media people are still writing about the man who made it happen. Besides President Obama…

Health care showdown

Sheila Liaugminas | 16 March 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Catholic bishops, Health care reform, Hyde Amendment, U.S. Congress
Desperate times call for desperate measures. And everyone seems desperate this week….to either enshrine the Senate health care legislation into law, or to stop it. There’s a new sense of urgency, tension and drama. The stakes are huge, the consequences profound. Both sides seem to be laying everything on the line now.

Defense of life, a controversial issue

Sheila Liaugminas | 09 February 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, Catholic bishops, Dominican Republic, politics
Imagine how we got to this point. In one generation, we’ve gone from abortion being unthinkable to the majority of civilized society, to the defense of human life being a controversial issue. I don’t know about you, but when I just let an idea sink in, the clarity and simplicity of its truth stands out.

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