Bishop Patrick Neary, C.S.C., joined Minnesota’s other bishops and staff of the Minnesota Catholic Conference at the State Capitol March 23 to discuss a variety of pro-family policies and issues with Gov. Tim Walz and legislative leaders.
Bishop Neary, other Minnesota bishops meet with legislators, governor
Pro-life advocacy day to feature meetings with legislators, educational opportunities
On Feb. 28, pro-life Minnesotans from across the state will gather at the State Capitol for the first-ever “United for Life” advocacy day — an opportunity to show support for policies that protect the unborn and assist mothers.
Over Catholic protests, Minnesota lawmakers pass right to abortion law, send to governor
In a party-line vote, Democrats in the Minnesota Senate passed a bill 34-33 in the early morning hours of Jan. 28 to place a right to abortion for any reason and without a limit on viability into state law. The House approved the measure Jan. 19, and Gov. Tim Walz is expected to sign the bill into law.
Bill that would enshrine access to abortion into state law headed to Senate
The Minnesota Catholic Conference is encouraging people to contact their state senators and urge them to “resist the throwaway culture and vote no” on the so-called “Protect Reproductive Options Act.”
Families First Project offers tools to advocate for pro-family policies
One of the Families First Projects’ foundational goals is to create an appropriate “policy ecosystem” that supports the creation of stable families and helps them flourish by making it easier to get married, stay married, have kids, raise kids in economically stable environments, and care for extended family.
Inside the Capitol: The Capitol shakeup and questions that need asking
“Historic turnover within the state Legislature presents both an opportunity and responsibility to make an impression on a new cohort of lawmakers.”
MCC: Protecting poor, holding line on marijuana legalization, assisted suicide among 2021 legislative successes
Amid the ongoing challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, the Minnesota Catholic Conference worked to help pass legislation at the State Capitol this session to protect the poor and vulnerable while also staving off initiatives to legalize recreational marijuana and physician-assisted suicide.
Minnesota Catholic Conference: Speak up now for school choice
Lawmakers currently have multiple solutions on the table regarding educational choice.