Abortion Clinics’ “Buffer Zones” Ruled Unconstitutional

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A Massachusetts law that banned abortion protesters from standing within 35 feet of the entrance to an abortion clinic has been struck down by the Supreme Court.In a decision this morning, the Court unanimously ruled that the ban violated the First Amendment rights of pro-life leaders who sought to have quiet, one-on-one conversations with women entering the clinic, thus possibly saving the lives of babies.In its ruling, the Supreme Court said that the 2007 law which was intended to … [Read more...]

H.S. Salutatorian Defies School Administration, Speaks of His Christian Faith

Brooks Hamby

Brooks Hamby, salutatorian of his high school class, seems destined for greatness.  He's a mock-trial star and a cross-country runner.  In summer 2013, sponsored by California Senator Barbara Boxer, he was selected to serve as a U.S. Senate Page in Washington DC.And now, the student at Brawley Union High School in Brawley, California, can claim another badge of honor:   Fearless Christian.When Hamby's high school administration rejected the first three drafts of his commencement speech, i … [Read more...]

For Father’s Day: Must-Reads for Dads and Ordinary Guys

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My bookcase is filling up with great reads--things which deserve more time and thoughtful reporting than I'm going to give them here today.I know, though, that Father's Day is coming--and I don't want to miss the chance to help you with your shopping, and help some excellent Catholic writers to get the word out about their newest titles.  If you're considering giving Dad the gift of the printed word, let me recommend a few ideas to get you started:Randy Hain's Journey to Heaven: A Road … [Read more...]


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