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2020 elections - Latest News
Sep 4, 2020 - 09:30 am .- A pledge by Joe Biden to codify Roe v Wade into federal law is “disgraceful,” a Catholic law professor has said, and argued that the 1973 Supreme Court decision that imposed an abortion “regime” on the country must be reversed.
Sep 2, 2020 - 04:00 am .- A pro-life Tennessee state representative is running as an independent after was ousted from the Democratic Party for his views on life and marriage. He told CNA that he is not giving up what he sees as a ministry.
Aug 31, 2020 - 11:00 am .- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has signaled that a prohibition on federal funding for abortion will be excluded from spending bills next year if Democrats retain a majority in the House of Representatives, setting the state for the end of a 44-year-old bipartisan agreement on abortion funding.
Aug 28, 2020 - 10:30 am .- A Boston priest has apologized for a social media post in which he said he believes in the “right to choose” and endorsed former vice president Joe Biden. The post, made Sunday, received widespread media attention and prompted a statement from Cardinal Sean O’Malley. 
Aug 27, 2020 - 02:26 pm .- Cardinal Sean O’Malley said that Catholics have “the right to expect" that priests of the archdiocese be clear and unequivocal on the Church’s teaching concerning respect and protection for life. 
Aug 27, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- The Archdiocese of Boston has issued a letter to priests, principals of parish schools, and the leaders of Catholic institutions affiliated with the archdiocese, warning against sharing overtly political posts on social media.
Aug 17, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- A new Pew Research poll shows white and Hispanic Catholics split over who they will vote for in the 2020 presidential elections. 
May 29, 2019 - 04:10 pm .- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has said that she disputes Church teaching on the priesthood, sexuality, and abortion.
Apr 17, 2019 - 04:30 pm .- Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL), narrowly defeated challenger Marie Newman in 2018 by 2,145 votes.  He will face her again in the March 2020 primary.

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