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Life and Dignity

Rep. Mike Jones Having a Busy Freshman Term

We hear and read this statement a lot in June: “legislators are busy working on getting a state budget done in time.” So how many people actually have a hand in crafting the final state budget? Apparently there aren’t a ton of chairs around the negotiating table. “I think people would
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Rep. Jim Marshall Recalls the Passage of “Chloe’s Law”

It was back in March that Chloe Kondrich and her dad Kurt joined the PA Catholic Conference, legislators and several advocates at the state Capitol to announce the Down Syndrome Protection Act.  House Bill 321 was sponsored by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai  (R-Allegheny) and Rep. K
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How One Text Message Made Rep. Daryl Metcalfe Even More Passionate About Being Pro-Life

State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) was sitting in his Capitol office one day when he got a text message from his daughter.  It was the kind of message that Metcalfe had never gotten before. His daughter was pregnant and was sending him an ultrasound recording of her baby. “To be abl
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No one should feel the need to justify their existence

Twenty-four year old Mikayla Holmgren stood before a gathering at the State Capitol on Wednesday and basically defended her existence on this earth. Why would she—or anybody– ever feel the need to do that? “This world is better with people with Down syndrome,” she said. “I have
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PA Rep. Aaron Bernstine Blasts U.S. Senate Vote on ‘Born Alive Bill’

  “The decision by some Senators in the United States Congress is simply advocating for the murder of a child after he or she has been born.  While these senators hide behind a “woman’s right to choose,” this legislation had nothing to do with abortion, an
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PA Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill talks about defeat of ‘Born Alive Bill’ in U.S. Senate

I'm getting reaction today from PA pro-life lawmakers about the US Senate voting down the 'born alive' bill that protects abortion survivors. Here's PA Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill. Posted by Pennsylvania Catholic Conference on Wednesday, February 27, 2019
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