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  • Lairds Participate in Conference on Religious Freedom
    Stand up for Religious Freedom - Post by Bob Laird, 3/26/2012

    “(http://www.catholicherald.com/stories/Catholics-encouraged-to-stand-up-for-religious-freedom,18520) Stand up for religious freedom ... ”

  • Obama Administration is Anti-women
    Post by Gerri Laird, 3/18/2012

    “The ObamaCare provision for mandatory insurance coverage of contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs for women is blatant evidence that President Obama and his administration are anti-women: they consider women to be no better than animals in heat whose fertility must be regulated by the government, or as things that can be used, abused, and discarded. Every time the government interferes with our ability to function as human persons, we are closer to becoming non-persons ? things. Furthermore, the mandate pits women against men and against their own flesh and blood because it does not respect the unique power held by both men and women to pro-create a new life. In addition to protecting religious freedom for all Americans, the Catholic Church wants to protect women from becoming mere commodities whose reproductive systems are regulated by the government. (Also see (http://www.ccli.org/) http://www.ccli.org/) ... ”

  • Talking Points on ObamaCare
    Post by Bob Laird, 3/11/2012

    “This is a series of short talking points that the Couple to Couple League (CCL) has provided to their volunteers as information to be used in speaking out in various ways against the ObamaCare mandate on contraception. Feel free to use, build on, or share. ... ”

  • Why We Need Natural Family Planning
    Post by Gerri Laird, 3/10/2012

    “(http://www.hliamerica.org/truth-and-charity-forum/why-we-need-natural-family-planning/) Why We Need Natural Family Planning, HLI Truth & Charity Forum, 7/20/2011 ... ”

  • Gerri Laird: The Truth about NFP Leads to Responsibility
    Post by Bob Laird, 3/9/2012

    “Posted on July 27, 2011 by ccli ... ”

  • Speaking the Truth
    Post by Patricia Pitkus Bainbridge, 2/20/2012

    “Friends of ours recently attended Mass at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in West Bend, Wisconsin. After Mass this morning, our friend gave me a copy of a letter written by Fr. Nathan Reesman-Pastor of St. Frances Cabrini-that had been distributed in conjunction with a letter from Archbishop Jerome Listecki (Archdiocese of Milwaukee) regarding the current attack on religious liberty from the Obama administration. ... ”

  • Military Tries to Silence Catholic Military Archbishop
    More Religious Liberties Oppressed by Obama Administration - Post by Bob Laird, 2/7/2012

    “In a blatant disregard for the First Amendment of the Constitution, the U.S. Army Chief of Chaplains, Chaplain (Major General) Donald L. Rutherford, a Catholic priest, issued an order forbidding any Army chaplain from reading a letter to Catholics issued by Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Archdiocese of the Military Services. Broglio issued the letter in response to the Obama Administration's order (via the Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]) requiring all but a few religious organizations to provide sterilizations, abortifacient birth control, and contraception in all health plans. Rutherford's directive caused Broglio to contact the Secretary of the Army, John McHugh, who admitted that Rutherford was in error. Thus, the letter could be read at all Masses with the exception of one line (read on). For Broglio and his military chaplains, rendering to God was the just response in this case and not rendering to Caesar. ... ”

  • Planned Parenthood Poisons Girl Scouts
    Cathy Ruse on Planned Parenthood and the Girl Scouts - Post by Gerri Laird, 2/7/2012

    “"The best evidence that the Girl Scouts have not actually severed ties with Planned Parenthood is that Planned Parenthood has not tried to destroy them." Thus concluded a brilliant expose appearing in The Washington Times by Cathy Cleaver Ruse on the intrinsic link between the Girl Scouts and Planned Parenthood. ... ”

  • Planned Parenthood Shakes Down Komen Foundation
    Post by Bob Laird, 2/3/2012

    “Planned Parenthood (PP) showed its Mafia-style operations by shaking down the Komen Foundation, causing Komen to apologize for ... ”

  • Deja vu
    Post by Patricia Pitkus Bainbridge, 2/2/2012

    “It was April 1990. Faye Wattleton, then-president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) was fuming. AT&T*, who had funded PPFA for 25 years, had just announced the month before that the abortion giant would no longer be eligible for financial support. ... ”

  • It might make people think
    Post by Patricia Pitkus Bainbridge, 1/30/2012

    “Being one of those people who typically has the TV on as "background," it was not unusual that while answering e-mail last evening, there was "noise" coming from the small set in my office. I glanced and became aware that an episode of CSI: Miami was on. I basically ignored it until I heard something (the words,┬ôsperm donor┬ö) that piqued my interest. ... ”

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