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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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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 […]

KY General Assembly Fails to Act on Scholarship Tax Credit Bills to Help Families
Unfortunately, the General Assembly failed to pass Scholarship Tax Credits as a standalone measure during the 2018 session.  They also failed to fulfill their commitment to include Scholarship Tax Credits in their tax reform proposal. In the end, this means thousands of low and middle income families will continue to be denied the opportunity to […]

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