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Executive Authority

Most people understand at an elementary level how a bill becomes a law and how the judicial system governs our daily lives, but an often-ignored source of law are rules and regulations that stem from the executive authority of the president or a governor. While the Church is vigilant
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The Humanity of Every Unborn Child

We need to put the 2007 Pennsylvania Abortion Statistics report in perspective. We must remember that the women and the babies represented by these numbers are human beings. They are God's children. They are unique and special individuals. Each abortion represents a lost life and
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Religious liberty jeopardized by labor relations proposal

House Bill 2626 would amend the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Act to specifically include lay teachers and other employees of religious employers such as Catholic schools. In effect, the bill would force Catholic schools to accept teachers unions and bargain with their representatives.
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Catholic Schools’ Teaching Mission Jeopardized by HB 2626

The Pennsylvania House Labor Relations Committee hosted a hearing on House Bill 2626 on August 18. Constitutional law experts testified today that this bill - which is being pushed by labor unions - will jeopardize the constitutionally protected religious liberty of the Catholic Ch
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About the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program

Below is a list of frequently asked questions about Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program. To download this post as apdf, click here. To learn more about EITC, visit the REACH Foundation online or call 877-REACH-24 (877-732-2424).
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A Case for Catholic Schools

Imagine a program that helps Pennsylvania students score significantly above the national average on standardized tests. Research shows that because there is a greater emphasis on homework and study, the participants in this program develop much more effective writing skills and the r
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Three Cheers for Catholic Education

Gimme an “A”…gimme a “C”…gimme an “E.” What’s that spell? Advocates for Catholic Education – a newly energized network of cheerleaders and fans for Catholic education in Pennsylvania.In the past, the Pennsylvania Catholic Con
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