Tag Archives: 1st Amendment

Sebellius: Reduce costs by reducing births

Did you know that Pres. Obama’s closest science adviser, John Holdren, was a colleague of Paul Erlich, the chicken-little of resource scarcity due to over-population?   If we don’t force the number of births down, we’ll run out of resources … Continue reading

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Bp. Lori responds for USCCB to America Magazine’s cave in on Pres. Obama’s HHS attack

Jesuit-controlled America Magazine recently caved in to the Obama Administration in the matter of Pres. Obama’s attack on the 1st Amendment and on the Catholic Church.  In their role as a pipe for the Magisterium of Nuns, the magazine undercut … Continue reading

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A more cheerful One Child Policy!

If Pres. Obama has his way, this will coming to a neighborhood near you.
From the Beeb:
China to overhaul ‘threatening’ one-child slogans
By Viv Marsh
BBC News
China is to overhaul the sometimes threatening slogans used to enforce its one-child policy, the authorities have … Continue reading

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“In the formation of their consciences, the Christian faithful ought carefully to attend to the sacred and certain doctrine of the Church.”

From Dignitatis humanae, the Declaration on the Right of the Person and of Communities to Social and Civil Freedom in Religious Matters (1965):
13. Among the things that concern the good of the Church and indeed the welfare of society here … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama and apologies

This puts it in perspective:

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Pres. Obama owes you and me an apology!

Mr. President, you owe me and millions of American Catholics an apology.
You apologized to Islamic extremists and other Muslims abroad and in the United States for something done against the Islamic faith by mistake.
What you are doing to the consciences … Continue reading

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“America Magazine ran away, bravely ran away, away!”

I saw this by Matthew Archbold on the site of the Cardinal Newman Society about America Magazine‘s role in defending the Church against Pres. Obama’s attack on the 1st Amendment:
ARCHBOLD: America Mag Bails on the Fight for Religious Liberty

Run away! Run … Continue reading

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“The rights of man come not from the generosity of the state, but from the hand of God.”

From the Knights of Columbus.
Some good quotes in this video.

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An edgy video about Pres. Obama’s lies

Fr. Leo Patalinghug, who does some cooking now and then, has a good video commentary on how Pres. Obama is undermining the 1st Amendment and, well, lying to us.
This is the sort of video that could appeal to young people, … Continue reading

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Catholics and Public Life: toward a response to Pres Obama’s Act of Supremacy

There is a thought provoking piece at The Catholic Thing by Fr. James Schall, SJ, a professor at Georgetown.  He muses about a future in which we will have to withdraw from participation in public life, or at least in … Continue reading

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Sec. Sebelius already barred from Holy Communion under can. 915

I want to remind everyone of something that The Canonical Defender wrote on his fine blog.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, a major proponent of the Obama administration’s push to mandate contraceptive coverage regardless of religious conviction, is already barred from holy Communion as … Continue reading

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All 180 diocesan US bishops have issued a statement about Pres. Obama’s attack.

The young papist, Peters Fils, has been tracking the response of the US Bishops to Pres. Obama’s attack on the 1st Amendment and, specifically, on the Catholic Church.
He has good news.
All 180 diocesan bishops have issued a statement concern Pres. … Continue reading

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G. Weigel gets it about the Magisterium of Nuns and

On the site of National Review George Weigel has a piece about the bishops and Pres. Obama’s attack on the Catholic Church and the 1st Amendment rights of all Americans.
Among other things he wrote:
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In his appearance on Fox News Sunday … Continue reading

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More things to know about the HHS Mandate

The USCCB had posted six things people should know about Pres. Obama’s HHS mandate, HERE.  Again at the blog of the USCCB, you will find an entry:
Six More Things Everyone Should Know About the HHS Mandate
1. The rule … Continue reading

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If Pres. Obama can tell the Church what to cover, he can tell the Press what to cover

What’s next?
Pres. Obama has attacked the 1st Amendment. He is trying to tell the Church what it must do in a matter of conscience based on natural law, reason, and doctrine.
The first clause of the 1st Amendment concerns freedom of … Continue reading

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Archbp. Chaput: Pres. Obama’s “deep distaste for religion’s moral influence”

The Archbishop of Philadelphia, Most Rev. Charles Chaput, has a good opinion piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer about Pres. Obama’s modifications of his attack on the 1st Amendment (“Plan B”).  Read the whole thing, but here is an excerpt from … Continue reading

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Keep your eye on the real problem with Pres. Obama’s attacks on the 1st Amendment

All weekend I saw news items about the US Catholic Church resisting the Obama Administration over “CONTRACEPTION”.  When the story came up on the television, across the screen there would be a graphic saying, inevitably, “Contraception”.
No.  This is not principally … Continue reading

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Reactions of individual US Bishops to Pres. Obama’s “Plan B” pill

Now that I have posted Bp. Slattery’s statement following on President Obama’s “morally obtuse”, “insult to the intelligence”, and “cheap accounting trick”, everyone is going to ask me to post their own bishop’s statements. I can’t do that, though … Continue reading

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Glendon, George react to Obama’s “morally obtuse”, “insult to the intelligence”, and “cheap accounting trick”

CatholicVote has been doing us all a great service these days in tracking Pres. Obama’s attack on the Catholic Church and on the 1st Amendment rights of all Americans in his pursuit of power and his agenda.
The following letter, which … Continue reading

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Catholic League: Pres. Obama adds insult to injury

From The Catholic League:
OBAMA’S PLOY ADDS INSULT TO INJURY
February 10, 2012
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Obama’s revised healthcare plan as it affects Catholic institutions:
President Obama’s latest ploy just adds insult to injury. If the insurance plan of … Continue reading

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