Saturday, May 11, 2013

News from the front lines ... Cardinal O'Malley takes a stand

BOSTON – Archbishop Sean Cardinal O’Malley will not attend the Boston College commencement May 20 because the Jesuit college is scheduled to award a Doctor of Laws degree to Irish Prime Minister Edna Kenny, an abortion supporter.  The cardinal cited the college’s failure to follow USCCB directives not to honor those whose views are inconsistent with Church teachings.

WASHINGTON – The U. S. House has issued a ‘spousal” ID to the ‘husband’ of openly gay Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis).
NEW YORK – U. S. District Judge Edward R. Korman has refused to stay his ruling that girls 16 and younger be given access to the so-called morning after pill without a prescription.  The government had asked for the stay while it appeals Korman’s ruling.  The judge called the government’s request for a stay “frivolous.”

LONDON – Pro-abortion lawyer Barbara Hewson is proposing that the age of sexual consent be dropped from 16 to 13 to protect “old men” who molest young people from what she calls legal “persecution.”

WASHINGTON – The Family Research Council is seeking public comment against a proposed FCC rule what would allow some nudity on broadcast television.  To comment go to this link

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