Varia — March 28, 2017

1. African Christians rightly wonder – where’s the outrage and outpouring of sympathy when they are slaughtered by religious fanatics:

2. Arizona passes a conscience protection law to protect health workers in case assisted suicide is legalized:

3. Advice to the Dems – stop being the party of unlimited abortion if you want to get Catholic voters back: Good luck with snipping Cecile’s puppet strings.

4. A review of a great new book by Fr. Thomas Berg on healing for wounded Catholics:

5. Uh-oh, a new scandal at the Vatican may lead to a Congressional investigation: (Parody alert!)

Varia — March 28, 2017

Varia — March 23, 2017

1. Judge Gorsuch fails the Dred Scott question: Tens of millions of unborn human beings who have been killed as non-persons were unavailable for comment.

2. I blogged on his terrible answer to the key question:

3. Meanwhile, two rivers are declared “persons” in India and New Zealand: No comment from the Supreme Court nominee.

4. Hawaii kills an assisted suicide bill:

5. At some point will the world help Christians in northern Iraq:

6. A priest gives a powerful witness about his porn addiction:

7. Really good video encouraging voluteerism:

Varia — March 23, 2017

Varia — March 23, 2017

1. I explain why I am troubled by some of the Supreme Court nominee’s comments about “precedent”:

2. The nomination is supported by many pro-life groups:

2. Concerns about provisions of the proposed health care bill:

3. The USCCB has concerns as well:

4. Kathy Gallagher on how teens are being misled by the media about abortion:

Varia — March 23, 2017

Varia — March 22, 2017

1. The Supreme Court nominee considers Roe v. Wade to be a legitimate precedent, with the same weight as any other previous Court decision: "Once a case is settled, that adds to the determinacy of the law. What was once a hotly contested issue is no longer a hotly contested issue. We move forward."

2. A healthier and more traditional understanding of precedent:

3. A boy sues his school for violation of his privacy rights and sexual harassment because they allowed a girl (who was pretending to be a boy) into the boy’s locker room and stigmatized him because he objected: Sauce for the goose.

4. Gender ideologues don’t want tolerance, they want to crush opposition:

5. A challenge has been filed in the Supreme Court against California’s law that requires pregnancy centers to promote abortion:

6. Why is the US still not helping the victims of ISIS genocide?

Varia — March 22, 2017

Varia — March 10, 2017

1. A handy overview of the Supreme Court nominee’s past opinions on abortion and related matters:

2. Maybe I’m just a constitutional and international law naïf, but when a nation moves its military forces into another nation to engage in battle, isn’t that a “war”? And doesn’t our Constitution say something about how wars can be declared?

3. The proposed bill to reform the Affordable Care Act will eliminate the requirement that Medicaid cover drug addiction treatment: Hello? Opioid crisis killing thousands and destroying families?

4. An important address by the Holy See to the UN about religious liberty:

5. A plenary indulgence is available on Fridays in Lent:

Varia — March 10, 2017

Varia — March 9, 2017

1. A formal letter from the USCCB to Congress, urging them to take into account important moral principles when reforming the Affordable Care Act:

2. Reactions from Catholic leaders to the health insurance proposal: (nice picture, Dr. Anne!)

3. Abortion fanatics in our State Assembly continue to push for the expansion of late-term abortions:

4. Some helpful hints from John Allen on how to read some of the Holy Father’s impromptu comments that cause so much of a kerfuffle in the media:

5. A really interesting experiment about switching the sex of the presidential candidates leads to unexpected conclusions:

6. Some might say that a schoolyard taunt actually came true:

Varia — March 9, 2017

Varia — March 8, 2017

1. The Bishops continue to express grave concerns about the updated refugee and immigration order:

2. How the proposed reform of the Affordable Care Act will affect NY’s abortion mandate:

3. There’s another egregious gender ideology executive order from the last Administration that needs to be corrected:

4. In Madrid, they can’t handle the truth about men being men and women being women, so the government will crush those who dissent from gender ideology: (warning — at the bottom of the story there is a disturbing image from a transgender propaganda poster, I urge you not to scroll that far down, but I felt the story was so important that I still wanted to share it) Isaiah 5:20

5. Meanwhile, in Peru, 1.5 million people demonstrate against gender ideology:

6. The so-called “Day Without Women” betrays real women’s rights, including unborn women:

Varia — March 8, 2017