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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...

April 23, 2015

USCCB Official Urges Congress to Improve In-Country Refugee Program for Central American Minors

WASHINGTON—The Central American Minors (CAM) program, a new initiative of the U.S. government which allows children in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Sal ... More

April 23, 2015

Faith Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to Marriage and Religious Liberty

WASHINGTON—A few days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the rights of states to define marriage as the union of one man and one wo ... More

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