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A New “Mama-Grizzly” In Town? Christine O’Donnell’s Unlikely Win

Christine O’Donnell will be the Republican challenger in Delaware for Joe Biden’s Senate seat in November. But shrouded in dishonesty, lying over finances and spouting extremism, will O’Donnell be able to win over the rest of the state?

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Catholic Hierarchy Forgets What “Catholic” Means

The recent trend of refusing Communion to pro-choice politicians is a prime example of how flawed leadership is weakening the Catholic Church.

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Roundup: Catholics Have a Tough Choice, Can Social Spending Reduce the Abortion Rate?

Catholics have a tough choice to make in the presidential election; Can social spending reduce the abortion rate?; Tackling that age old question, When does life begin?; Abortion opponent Bob Casey speaks at the Democratic National Convention.

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Roundup: Should Personal Belief be Protected at the Workplace?

Should personal belief be protected at the workplace?; Sen. Joe Biden never refused communion on basis of his support for abortion rights; One year after legalization Mexico City struggles to provide open access to abortion care; Study finds ideas about sex do not affect HPV vaccine use; ‘Extended cycle’ contraception garnering interest.

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Tracking PEPFAR in the Senate — PEPFAR Approved Despite Flaws; Deal to Lift HIV Travel Ban Reached!

The Senate passes PEPFAR, removes the HIV travel ban, and reinforces some ideological restrictions that should have been removed. More people will be helped, and that is good.

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Coburn, Complicit Dems Threaten Women, Girls, PEPFAR

There appears to be movement in the Senate on PEPFAR. But because negotiators started from a position of weakness, the movement is mostly backwards. Scrap it until the new Congress, and learn from the mistakes.

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Ignoring Facts, Biden, Lugar Proceed on PEPFAR

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee ignored sound public health strategies and passed their version of PEPFAR with little debate — so $50 billion will be spent without any attention to the facts. Some in DC will toast this as a political success while more African women and girls die.

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