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Time For Crisp Colorful Salad!09 May

by Fr. John S. Rausch When Alabama’s tough immigration law, House Bill 56, took effect last September, Holy Cross Catholic Church in Russellville, AL, lost nearly 30 Hispanic families who left the state for fear of arrest.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, only 120,000 of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants live in Alabama, […]
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Who Speaks for Creation?24 Dec

by Fr. John S. Rausch Judy Bonds had her eyes opened the day her 6-year old grandson scooped up dead fish floating in the creek by her house.  Something terribly wrong happened to the water due to the mine runoff originating from the coal preparation plant above Marfork Hollow where her family had lived for […]
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A Step Backward Is Forward Progress17 Oct

By Fr. John S. Rausch Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben and Jerry’s, creatively uses Oreo cookies to explain the federal budget. By making one Oreo equal $10 billion, he can stack 70 Oreos to graphically illustrate the $700 billion budget of the Pentagon. In contrast, he shows that the federal government spends only four-and-a-half Oreos […]

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The U.S. Supreme Court and School Choice
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to consider a case that could have a major impact on school choice programs across the country.  The case, Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer, deals with whether a church-run preschool can be excluded from a Missouri program that provides funding for rubberized surface material for children’s playgrounds.  The […]

Scholarship Tax Credits for KY Families
  The first week of the 2017 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly wrapped up on Saturday with the passage of several bills.  HB 162 was filed by House Education Committee Chairman Bam Carney and SB 102 was filed by Senator Ralph Alvarado.  SB 102 was co-sponsored by Senate Education Committee Chairman Mike Wilson […]

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