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Vote And It Will Be Given To You

You get what you pay for, right? Is it not also true to say, you get who you vote for?As a faith community, we do not determine right and wrong by popular vote, although we do influence society and our quality of life by making informed moral choices when we cast our votes in secular
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Pennsylvania Marriage Protection Amendment Debated in Harrisburg

“What is marriage in the state of Pennsylvania?”Maggie Gallagher, President of the National Organization for Marriage, asked this question at a recent Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on SB 1250 – the Pennsylvania Marriage Protection Amendment. Gallagher was the fi
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Tough Questions about PA Marriage Protection Amendment

Although nearly 70% of Pennsylvanians support an amendment to Pennsylvania’s Constitution defining marriage as the union between one man and one woman, many are asking tough questions about the issue.Amending the state constitution to protect marriage is not unique to Pennsylvan
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National Expert Explains Why Marriage Is Worth Protecting

Are you a bigot? Most of us would answer no. Same-sex marriage proponents argue there is no morally relevant difference between their relationships and marriage between a husband and wife; to believe otherwise you are a bigot. That is their opinion. But, if same-sex marriages, sometim
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It’s Not Too Late: $8M Still Available for EITC

“How’d you like to save money on your business’s tax bill while at the same time help kids in your neighborhood get the best education they deserve?”That is the question the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC) and other education advocates are asking qualifi
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The courage the ask for help

If tens of thousands of Pennsylvania children died needlessly one year, you would want to know why their parents let that happen, right? You would be saddened and outraged to learn that there are many programs to help these parents if they only had the courage to ask.According to a re
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Checking the Mirrors: A Legislative Year in Review

This time of year, it is fitting to look back – to check the mirrors, so to speak, before looking ahead.In 2007, these issues grabbed headlines. Health Care Perhaps the most emotionally charged issue of 2007 was HB 288, the Compassionate Assistance for Rape Emergencies Act. The
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