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Gene J. Koprowski
by | Jun 26, 2013

Today, the Supreme Court issued mixed rulings on gay marriage. In United States v. Windsor, the case that challenged the 1996 federal Defense of Marriage Act, the Court overturned DOMA on grounds of equal protection as per the Fifth Amendment….

by | Jun 25, 2013

This morning in an historic decision, the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in Shelby County v. Holder. In the 5-4 majority opinion authored by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Court held…

by | Jun 24, 2013

As Ross noted, with today’s ruling from the Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas, nothing really changed. Writing for the 7-1 majority, Justice Anthony Kennedy ruled that the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals did not apply the “strict…

by | Jun 24, 2013

In today’s released Order List, the Supreme Court granted cert. to McCullen v. Coakley, a case pertaining to protesting within buffer zones at abortion clinics. This means it will be one of the nine cases before the Court during the next session….

by | Jun 18, 2013

Over the past few days, pro-choice commentary on the GOP’s ostensible obstinacy on the issue of abortion has ramped up. “Haven’t they learned from the 2012 election to steer clear of the social issues?” “That’s why women don’t vote for…

by | Jun 17, 2013

Surprise, surprise. This morning, the Pew Research Center released a study that shows that media coverage provides “a strong sense of momentum towards legalizing same-sex marriage.” According to the study, pro-gay marriage stories “outweighed those with more statements opposing it…

by | Jun 17, 2013

A video posted last week shows House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi struggling yet again with the question of abortion. (Recall her erroneous assertion that the Catholic Church remains agnostic as to when life begins.) In this new video, the Weekly…

by | Jun 11, 2013

Yesterday, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops posted this promotional video in preparation for their second Fortnight for Freedom. It will be held in Washington, D.C., from June 21 to July 4. According to the bishops’ website, this event is…

by | Jun 10, 2013

They say there’s progress in history. Technologically? Absolutely. But morally? Most certainly not. Technology simply affords human nature — that stubborn and stagnant little creature — greater opportunities to do good and to do evil. Now, one can simply text…

by | Jun 6, 2013

In the past week, there has been much discord on the economic position of the Catholic Church. The online sparring began as a result of Pope Francis’ recent address on May 16 to the four newly accredited Ambassadors to the…

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