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Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembered – New Civil Rights Movement

Abortion providers target black and Hispanic neighborhoods By Edith Black In 1963 I stood before the Lincoln Memorial and heard the Reverend Martin Luther King tell the nation about his dream. I have a dream, he said, that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: we…

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Fetal Pain Bill Reintroduced in Both Houses of Congress

Concern for Life If the “Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act” passes congress, women contemplating abortion must be offered anesthesia for their unborn babies if they are over 20 weeks old. This legislation was reintroduced in both houses of Congress in late January 2005. It also requires that women be informed about fetal development and the…

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Flynn Calls for Catholic Action

By Diane Frances Barberini At a recent members-only dinner, the San Francisco chapter of Catholics for the Common Good honored CCG advisor, Ambassador Raymond Flynn. After speaking for a time about his personal relationship with Pope John Paul II, the former US Ambassador to the Vatican under the Clinton Administration and three-time Mayor of Boston…

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False Reports of Victory for “Same-Sex Marriage” in Massachusetts

Don’t despair. Headlines like the following, which is from the Sept. 15, 2005, San Francisco Chronicle, are pure spin to mislead the public. “Massachusetts lawmakers defeat bid to halt gay marriages” “157-39 vote reflects growing acceptance of same-sex nuptials among state residents” What they didn’t tell you is that groups opposing “same-sex marriage” in the…

Solidarity with Katrina Victims, Helping the poor and vulnerable

Over a year ago, I attended a lecture on Solidarity given by St Mary’s University professor Steve Cortwright. It was fascinating to explore the real meaning of this word and concept as it is often misused and abused for political or ideological purposes. After a complete analysis about how the word has been used in…

Bush Nominates Faithful Catholic to U.S. Supreme Court; will his faith be factor in confirmation?
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Bush Nominates Faithful Catholic to U.S. Supreme Court; will his faith be factor in confirmation?

With President Bush’s nomination of District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals Judge John Roberts to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Catholics for the Common Good is calling Catholics to action to help assure that he does not fall victim to religious discrimination in the confirmation process as…

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CCG National Effort, End Religious Discrimination Against Judicial Nominees

Catholics for the Common Good and CCG Advisor, former Ambassador Raymond L. Flynn have launched a national campaign to educate Catholics on the insidious record of de facto religious discrimination against nominees who are faithful Catholics and other Christians. “We are asking them to prepare to mobilize if religious discrimination rears its ugly head in…

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Schwarzenegger Vetoes “Same-Sex Marriage” Bill

By Bill May California and the nation dodged a huge bullet when California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed the “same-sex marriage” legislation on September 30, 2005, that the legislature had put on his desk earlier in the month. The fact that such legislation could pass any legislative chamber in the country is a shock and should…

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Planned Parenthood spending helps defeat the California parental rights law, Prop 73 post mortem

By Jack Smith Proposition 73, an initiative proposal requiring parental notification prior to performing an abortion on a minor, was voted down by a slim margin in the Statewide Special Election Nov. 8. Prop. 73 failed by a margin of 47.4 to 52.6 percent to bring California law into line with the vast majority of…