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Sam Brownback links [(WorldNetDaily) Leaders meet to confront activist courts:][1] Prominent lawmakers and conservative activists will gather in the nation's capital for a conference develop plans for combating judicial activism. "Confronting The Judicial War On Faith Conference," planned for April 7-8, will feature speakers Rep. Tom DeLay, R-Texas; Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan.; former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore; former Vatican Ambassador Ray Flynn; former presidential candidate and ambassador Alan Keyes; Phyllis Schlafly of Eagle Forum; and counsel for Terri Schiavo's parents David C. Gibbs. [(Alberquerque Tribune column) Jeffry Gardner: Right's right:][2] A couple weeks ago I suggested that conservatives should support Republican Sen. Sam Brownback's bill "to acknowledge a long history of official depredations and ill-conceived policies by the United States government regarding Indian tribes and offer an apology to all native peoples." Not surprisingly I received e-mails from conservatives, known and unknown, who said, "No way, and here's why." The "here's why" hinged largely upon the fact that we were at war with the Indian tribes. They fought us tooth and nail and committed their share of atrocities. [(Daily Princetonian) Spotted history aside, Opus Dei forges close campus links:][3] Students and faculty accused Father C. John McCloskey, an Opus Dei priest who arrived in town in 1985, of being overly aggressive in recruiting and impinging on academic freedom by warning against anti-Christian books and classes. ... Though McCloskey denied the charges, Father Vincent Keane, then Aquinas director, dismissed him as associate chaplain in 1990. McCloskey has since become a high-powered figure in Washington, D.C., converting syndicated columnist Robert Novak, Senator Sam Brownback, Judge Robert Bork and others to Catholicism. Dennis Moore links [(The Business Journal of Kansas City) NASD will present investors forum in OP:][4] U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan., will provide an overview of actions that Congress is taking to reform the financial services industry, particularly the mutual fund industry. Moore is a member of the House Financial Services Committee. [(Auburn Plainsman) House approves military benefits:][5] The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation with a 388-43 vote March 16 that will increase death benefits given to families of military personnel that die during active duty. ...Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan., proposed the bill with Bachus and said the increased compensation in no way takes the place of losing a loved one. "While no amount of money could make up for the loss of a loved one, this increase will help ensure the families of those who have served with honor are properly taken care of," he said in a press release. How to contact As always, you can find information to contact members of the Kansas congressional delegation [here.][6] [1]: http://worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=43461 [2]: http://www.some-web-page.com [3]: http://www.dailyprincetonian.com/archives/2005/03/22/news/12386.shtml [4]: http://kansascity.bizjournals.com/kansascity/stories/2005/03/21/daily13.html [5]: http://www.theplainsman.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2005/03/24/424224272e5d3 [6]: http://ljworld.com/extra/where_to_write.html#fed


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