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Cardinal Burke: Gay couples shouldn’t be invited to family gatherings if children are present

Cardinal Burke says parents should not allow their children to have contact with gay people who engage in ‘wrong, evil’ relationships.

Can We Now Define Anti Atheism As Racism?

If the right to practice your feelings about the unknown is one we enthroned in our Constitution and that right is seriously impinged on...

Congressman Steven Palazzo Sends A Bible To Congress Members

The founding fathers were not Christians, but sadly the country has become so besotted with the bizarre religious convictions of most active main stream sects…

St. Louis Archbishop Says He Didn’t Know It Was Illegal For Priests To Have Sex With Kids

“I think in everything we do, once we’ve experienced it, we reflect on our actions and we ask what we can do better,” Carlson said.

Does Being Famous Make Dying with Dignity Harder? Here Is Arial Sharon’s Case!

Readers of my December 13, 2013 op ed on dying with dignity might recall my point that Nelson Mandela was quite possibly kept alive for…

Dying with dignity, but not interfered with by Church or State invasiveness

Watching now the proper pomp and circumstance paid to that remarkable leader Nelson Mandela on the occasion of his death at 95 reminds us all…

Did African Americans Properly Evoke Religion In Their Demand For Civil Rights?

Will African Americans vote to sustain the American Dream for which they fought so correctly and valiantly? Like the dream Martin Luther King envisioned when…

Democrat Sees Veterans Betrayed by Open Borders Clichés

Veterans know the country they fought for is being given away. Though I rarely answer mail, a recent letter in response to my column about…

Democrat Asks: Will African-Americans Opt For Luis Gutierrez-Style Tribal Division – Or American Unity?

Well, that’s nice: The Hill just posted How immigration died. It’s been clear for some time, despite all the huffing and puffing, that this year’s...

Catholic website says colleges aren’t for women: ‘Learn to be a wife and mother’

In an article called “6 Reasons (+2) to NOT Send Your Daughter to College,” author Raylan Alleman explains why this is a perfectly reasonable.