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Open Letter to Senator Leahy


My Ethics and Public Policy Center colleague George Weigel offers some advice to Senator Leahy on next week’s confirmation hearing. Here’s an excerpt:

As one Catholic to another, permit me to suggest that you also have an opportunity, indeed a responsibility, to insure that Catholic-bashing, overt or subtle, does not spill over into the Judiciary Committee’s deliberations from the activists’ battle-of-the-blogs and the food fights on cable TV.


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