By Christine Rousselle, CNA - President Donald Trump signed the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act on Tuesday... The law, which was authored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), authorizes $430 million to be spent over the next four years to help combat sex and labor trafficking both in the United States and abroad. This is Smith’s fifth anti-trafficking bill to become law.
By Jesse Russell, American Spectator - However, regardless of his personal skeletons, before his death of “pancreatic cancer,” Bernardin was able to give a precious gift to the Democratic Party: the Catholic vote... While often not acknowledged as such, Bernardin was one of the most critical figures of the American left during the latter quarter of the 20th century. With the humiliating defeat of Jimmy Carter in the 1980 election, Bernardin and the radicalized members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops went to work to undermine the Reagan Revolution and buttress Kennedy-style Catholic liberals in the Democratic Party.
By Msgr. Charles Pope - In our times there are many moral issues emerging from viewpoints that diverge widely from our given nature, both physical and spiritual. Numerous false notions (e.g., “transgenderism”) have arisen that either disregard or even deny physical data. Other errors involve ignoring the clear evidence of humans’ spiritual nature, which so distinguishes us from animals.
By Melanie Arter, CNSNews - In an televised address to the nation on border security on Tuesday, President Donald Trump pushed back on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) claim that a border wall is “immoral.”... “Some have suggested a barrier is immoral. Then why do wealthy politicians build walls, fences and gates around their homes? They don’t build walls because they hate the people on the outside, but because they love the people on the inside. The only thing that is immoral is the politicians who do nothing and continue to allow more innocent people to be so horribly victimized”