Extreme Elites Vs. Real Pro-Life Middle America

80% of Americans Oppose 3rd Trimester Abortions There is a vast divide between middle America and the coastal “elites” who often purport to speak for the people in the current national debate over abortion. Poll after poll has found that most Americans are deeply divided over abortion. One recent poll, for instance, found that a . . . Read more

A Catholic’s Role and Duty in the U.S. Mid-Term and All Elections

 “The people are called on to take an always larger part in the public life of the nation. This participation brings with it grave responsibilities. Hence the necessity for the faithful to have clear, solid, precise knowledge of their duties in the moral and religious domain with respect to their exercise of their civil rights, . . . Read more

A Catholic Obligation to Vote November 4

“We encourage all citizens, particularly Catholics, to embrace their citizenship not merely as a duty and privilege, but as an opportunity meaningfully to participate in building the Culture of Life. Every voice matters in the public forum. Every vote counts. Every act of responsible citizenship is an exercise of significant individual power.”  – United States Conference of . . . Read more

NRO’s “Middle Ground” Approach to Abortion Seriously Flawed

It’s a sad state of affairs for conservatives after record breaking years in 2011 and 2012 with respect to the legal protection of unborn life at the state level; when TIME magazine has declared that abortion activists are on the run; when NARAL has admitted that pro-lifers are gaining ground and that the younger generation . . . Read more

Contraception’s Role in the Election and Our Culture

Last week I wrote about “The Task Before Us,” that is, the need to get much more serious about our faith, to refocus our efforts on our true end — Jesus Christ. He is our only true hope. The more fully we live the virtue of hope the more it becomes performative in our lives, . . . Read more

Archbishop Chaput: Democrats Worsening Because Catholics Still Voting for Them

In a video interview with Catholic News Service, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said that the position of the Democrat Party on abortion has “gotten worse” over time because Catholics within the party haven’t taken a strong moral stand and shown a willingness to abandon the Democrat Party. “I think many of the Democrats have . . . Read more