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Norma McCorvey proves that conversion is possible Print E-mail
Editorial
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

Many people probably aren’t aware of the identity of Jane Roe in the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision which legalized abortion.

Her real name was Norma McCorvey. Interestingly enough, she never had an abortion and later regretted her part in that decision. In fact, she worked for its overturn.

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Witnessing on behalf of those who have no voice Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

Every hour of the day and of the night in our Perpetual Adoration Chapel at St. Rose Convent in La Crosse, we pray to our “ever faithful God . . . to empower us to witness to the Gospel with courage.”

Since Ash Wednesday, 2014, persons have been praying and witnessing on the sidewalks by Mayo/ Franciscan Medical Center in La Crosse.

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Sign letter on religious freedom Print E-mail
Editorial
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

In recent years, I have written about the struggles of the Little Sisters of the Poor to provide the kind of health coverage that respects their faith and moral values.

I’ve also written about a car dealership in Minnesota that did not want to provide abortion-inducing drugs to its employees. “It has long been my conviction to run my business according to the teachings of my faith,” said Doug Erickson of Hastings Chevrolet.

Need for an executive order

These are just two instances where religious freedom has been imperiled.

One way to protect religious freedom is for President Donald Trump to sign an executive order promoting religious freedom.

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