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  • WEEKS 5 & 6: COMPREHENSIVE SEX EDUCATION IN ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOLS FAILS ON HOUSE FLOOR WHILE PROHIBITION OF ABORTION BASED ON SEX SELECTION CLEARS THIS CHAMBER; SENTENCING REFORM RE.: MARIJAUNA POSSESSION PASSES SENATE COMMITTEE; and LCCB INTRODUCES STUDY RESOLUTION ADDRESSING THE BURIAL OF MISCARRIED CHILDREN

    The past two weeks proved to be quite busy for the conference as many issues it has an interest in were pesented. More...

  • WEEK 4: PROHIBITION OF ABORTION BASED ON SEX SELECTION CLEARS FIRST HEARING WHILE MEDICAID EXPANSION IS DEALT ITS FINAL BLOW for ‘15

    The Legislature hears measure protecting the unborn no matter what gender, while beginning to address an over $1 Billion budget shortfall... More...

June 26, 2015

Supreme Court Decision on Marriage “A Tragic Error” Says President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court decision, June 26, interpreting the U.S. Constitution to require all states to license and recognize same-sex “marri ... More

June 24, 2015

Archbishop Wenski Urges Congress to Answer Pope Francis’ Call to Protect Creation and Support Implementation of a National Carbon Standard

WASHINGTON— The chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, urged Congress to an ... More

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