Catholic Connection – October 21, 2013 – Hour 2

+  Intro and News

  • Description: Vanessa Denha-Garmo fills in for Teresa Tomeo this morning.

+  Study: Children of Same-Sex Parents Much Less Likely to Graduate From High School

  • Description: In one of the first large-scale comparisons of the children of same-sex parents to other types of parenting, children raised by gay and lesbian couples were only 65 percent as likely to graduate from high school as those raised in traditional two-parent households, even after controlling for factors such as income and education of the parents. Dr. Meg and Vanessa discuss this today!
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Meg Meeker

      Pediatrician, mother, and best-selling author of six books, Dr. Meg Meeker has spent over 25 years practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine while also helping parents and children to communicate more deeply about difficult topics. Dr. Meg is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics as well as the National Advisory Board of the Medical Institute, and a Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Human Development at Michigan State University.

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+  Abuse of Discretion: The Inside Story of Roe. v. Wade

  • Description: Based on 20 years of research, including an examination of the papers of eight of the nine Justices who voted in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, Abuse of Discretion is a critical review of the behind-the-scenes deliberations that went into the Supreme Court's abortion decisions and how the mistakes made by the Justices in 1971-1973 have led to the turmoil we see today in legislation, politics, and public health.
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+  Abuse of Discretion: The Inside Story of Roe. v. Wade

  • Description: Clarke Forsythe continued

+  Bible Verse of the Week

  • Description: Vanessa and Gail discuss Matthew 7:1 – “Judge not, lest you be judged.” Gail explains why it’s been so misunderstood.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Gail Buckley
      Founder and President , Catholic Scripture Study International
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