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GOP House members urge Democrats to allow vote on ‘Born-Alive’ measure

GOP House members urge Democrats to allow vote on ‘Born-Alive’ measure

| March 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Republican leaders in the House are calling on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, and other House Democrats “to stop blocking” a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.

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Poll: Big majorities of Democrats, young people reject late-term abortion

Poll: Big majorities of Democrats, young people reject late-term abortion

| February 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Americans have shifted toward a pro-life stance in recent weeks during a period when some states are considering legislation that would legalize abortion up until birth, according to a new poll.

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Pollster: Religion can serve as moderating force in politics

Pollster: Religion can serve as moderating force in politics

On the internet, as in society, some blame religion for intolerance. But a set of data gleaned from those who voted in the contentious 2016 election in the U.S. found otherwise.

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Panel on faith, faithful in politics ‘needed in polarized world’

Panel on faith, faithful in politics ‘needed in polarized world’

| Mark Zimmermann | April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

“The place of faith and the faithful in U.S. politics is often misunderstood and neglected” and that role is changing and challenging both political parties and religious communities, said John Carr, founder and director of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown University, which co-sponsored the panel discussion.

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17 Republicans seek House commitment to environmental stewardship

17 Republicans seek House commitment to environmental stewardship

| Dennis Sadowski | March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Seventeen Republicans in the House of Representatives are calling on their colleagues to express a commitment to “conservative environmental stewardship.”

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MCC’s Adkins: With the election over, Catholics need to roll up their sleeves

MCC’s Adkins: With the election over, Catholics need to roll up their sleeves

| November 9, 2016 | 2 Comments

Donald Trump’s win of the presidency and the Republicans gaining a majority in Congress stunned the U.S. in a historic Nov. 8 election.

In Minnesota, Republicans grabbed a majority from the Democrats in both the state House and Senate.

None of it alters the mission for Catholics in politics according to Minnesota Catholic Conference Director Jason Adkins. A St. Paul-based organization, the MCC works to further the common good in public policy for Minnesota and beyond.

Adkins took time Nov. 9 to visit with The Catholic Spirit about what the election results mean for Catholics.

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Getting voting right

Getting voting right

| Jonathan Liedl | August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The level of distaste for both major parties’ presidential candidates is at a historic high. In the midst of this discontent, the traces of two distorted approaches to voting have become clear.

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Failure of all-or-nothing politics

Failure of all-or-nothing politics

| Shawn Peterson | March 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Even someone as accustomed to political victory as Otto von Bismarck said that “[p]olitics is the art of the possible, the attainable — the art of the next best.”

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