Tag Archive for NARAL

Who Do You Serve, Senators?

Number of Views :1622The Senate defeated, 44-56, HR1, the bill that would have allowed the government to continue spending money. Part of  the continuing resolution (CR)  was an amendment that defunded Planned Parenthood. All Democratic senators voted against the CR and three Republicans sided with the nays. While one can argue that this was moot…


The Apostles didn’t need Collective Bargaining…

Number of Views :3120A century ago, blacks, immigrants, Catholics, and other ‘undesirables’ were openly lynched in communities throughout the United States. Jim Crow laws were accepted practically everywhere – and defended under the ‘separate but equal’ doctrine. Workers dying in droves was so common it rarely made the news – the Triangle Shirtwaist fire and…


Time to Fight Smarter….

Number of Views :1163The Citizen has been deluged with email blasts – ‘Call or write your Senator about abortion in the health care bill!” “We need to call them NOW!” The Citizen lives in Connecticut. Chris Dodd, Joseph Liebermann, and Joe Courtney are his duly elected representatives. Courtney and Dodd enjoy high ratings from NARAL…


Another Spin on ‘The Catholic Lever’

Number of Views :1359According to historical record, Archimedes once said ‘Give me a lever long enough, and I can move the world’. In a recent essay, the Citizen wrote about a Catholic lever in the voting booth. Before Mass, after prayer, it is my wont to sit back and let my mind roam free –…