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The Pelican Group Announces Name Change and Expanded Services The Pelican Group Announces Name Change and Expanded Services

The Pelican Group – August 31, 2015 BRADENTON, FL – AUGUST 31, 2015 – John M. Whelan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Pelican Group (formerly known as O’Meara, Ferguson, Whelan, and Conway, Inc.) announced Monday the adoption of the Company’s new name, The Pelican Group, along with the elevation of Mrs. Sharon Kucia, the Company’s current... » Full post


Putting Planned Parenthood’s “Only 3%” Claim In Proper, Moral Context Putting Planned Parenthood’s “Only 3%” Claim In Proper, Moral Context

The Catholic World Report – August 25, 2015 Americans love to place moral matters in the realm of equations and numbers because it instantly turns everything into flat percentages and lifeless digits I rarely watch “The O’Reilly Factor” (which too often comes off as an hour-long infomercial for books titled Killing So-and-So), but I just caught a... » Full post


Pope Francis on the Divorced and Remarried: 10 Things to Know and Share Pope Francis on the Divorced and Remarried: 10 Things to Know and Share

National Catholic Register – August 5, 2015 Pope Francis recently gave a general audience in which he discussed the situation of those who have divorced and remarried without an annulment. His remarks are particularly significant in light of the upcoming Synod on the Family and the proposals to give Holy Communion to those in this situation. They also attracted attention... » Full post


Supreme Court Decision on Marriage “A Tragic Error” says President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference Supreme Court Decision on Marriage “A Tragic Error” says President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference

USCCB – June 26, 2015 WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court decision, June 26, interpreting the U.S. Constitution to require all states to license and recognize same-sex “marriage” “is a tragic error that harms the common good and most vulnerable among us,” said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops... » Full post


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Religious freedom cited in first US female genital mutilation case

Detroit, Mich., May 25, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A U.S. federal law prohibiting female genital mutilation will be challenged for the first time in a case in Detroit, where lawyers plan to cit. […] » Full Post

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Stronger religious freedoms in Texas could boost Catholic foster care

Austin, Texas, May 25, 2017 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church in Texas will work to promote more foster parenting, following the state legislature’s approval of strong legal protectio. […] » Full Post

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Catholic academics urge protection of undocumented students

Washington D.C., May 24, 2017 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In the wake of increased government crackdown on immigration, a letter was sent to the Department of Homeland Security voicing Catholic suppo. […] » Full Post

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Budget proposal draws concern for cuts to poverty programs

Washington D.C., May 24, 2017 / 05:11 pm (CNA).- President Donald Trump’s budget requests, although applauded for their pro-life measures, were largely met with concern from Catholic aid groups, par. […] » Full Post

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Change and Culture Collide in America's Prison Capital

Louisiana is on the verge of a criminal justice overhaul aimed at slashing the highest incarceration rate in America. But the failure of more-sweeping changes illustrates the challenges of such overha. […] » Full Post

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Talent Battle: Hedge Funds vs. Silicon Valley

The battle for quantitative talent has turned some of the richest money managers into underdogs, pitting them against the likes of Google and Facebook for hiring the world’s top minds. » Full Post

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Book Review: Richard Salsman's 'The Political Economy of Public Debt'

Amid the relative economic stagnation the U.S. experienced after 2008, the common refrain from the Left was that federal budget deficits werent big enough. Of the belief that government spending is wh. […] » Full Post

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Eliminating Dodd-Frank's Overrated Escape Hatch

As Congress debates financial reform, one piece of Dodd-Frank that is potentially on the chopping block is the Orderly Liquidation Authority (OLA)a mechanism to wind down large financial institutions.. […] » Full Post

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'Exclusionary Zoning' Is Opportunity Hoarding by Upper Middle Class

One of the great advantages of the United States has, at least historically, been the nations sheer scale. With almost four million square miles of territory, there has almost always been somewhere to. […] » Full Post

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With China vs. the United States, Spot the Capitalist

It is hard to say who would have been more surprised Milton Friedman or Karl Marx. On one side at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting stood the advocates of free trade China and Vietn. […] » Full Post

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