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Catholics @ the Capitol Events Begin This Weekend06 Nov

November 6, 4:25 pm: Polls in Kentucky close in less than two hours and the count will begin. All those who voted fulfilled a basic civic duty and helped select the women and men who will now represent us in Frankfort. And that means it is time to remember that Faithful Citizenship is not just […]
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Faithful Citizens Vote Their Consciences22 Oct

UPDATE Here is a link to material provided by the Florida Catholic Conference about positions taken by the presidential candidates on issues of special interest to Catholics. Many political issues have important moral dimensions that must be considered. Protecting human life begins with our opposition to abortion and euthanasia, which are pre-eminent threats to human […]
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WITNESS newsletter now online10 Sep

The new issue of WITNESS is now online and contains important information about preparing for the fall elections and a complete listing of the 19 Catholics @ the Capitol events. Kentucky Catholic pastors and parish administrators have a tremendous resource in the front page article by Jason Hall, our resident policy analyst, about the challenge […]
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Plan Now to Attend Catholics @ the Capitol Event in Your Area08 Sep

Nineteen Catholics @ the Capitol events will take place following this year’s elections. This is a reminder that Faithful Citizenship is not just about voting, but about involvement in the public life of our community. Here is the schedule of events in the four dioceses. Plan now to attend one of these events.     […]
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2012 Session Nears Halfway Mark11 Feb

As this year’s General Assembly session nears the half-way mark bills of interest to the Catholic Conference have advanced; others still stalled; some not yet introduced. Also, this past Monday and Tuesday, 130 parishioners from Kentucky’s four Catholic dioceses gathered in Frankfort for Catholics @ the Capitol to learn about legislative priorities and to meet […]

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Pregnant Workers’ Rights Act Draws Increasing Support
Earlier this morning, Sen. Alice Forgy Kerr (Lexington) held a press conference announcing her decision to pre-file the Pregnant Workers’ Rights Act, in advance of the 2019 General Assembly. Joined by Reps. Melinda Prunty (Belton) and Kim Moser (Taylor Mill), and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Sen. Kerr leads a bipartisan coalition attempting to […]

Death Penalty – Important Hearing Next Week!
Next week presents a great opportunity to express your support for ending the use of capital punishment in Kentucky. On Friday, July 6, the General Assembly’s Interim Joint Commitee on Judiciary will be holding a hearing on the death penalty, including a 30 minute presentation by Representatives Jason Nemes and Chad McCoy on why the death […]

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