Judge Tim Fennessy of Spokane County Superior Court agreed with Planned Parenthood’s evidence that the church held 22 services in violation of state law and fined the church $5,000 for each day of a violation.
In addition to increased funding for crisis pregnancy centers, Lee also proposed widening Medicaid eligibility for pregnant women and parents.
Sam Margarve has been a vocal critic of church leaders who want to bless homosexual unions and those who want to go further and perform marriages for homosexual couples.
The verdict of the Specialized Chamber against the National Front for the Family and its president, Rodrigo Iván Cortés, could be appealed to the Superior Chamber of Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary.
Mass commemorating the chaplains’ sacrifice took place at St. Stephen’s Church in Kearney, New Jersey — the last parish where Father John Washington served before being dispatched for war. On Feb. 3, 1943, Father Washington had celebrated Mass just hours before the ship was hit and began to offer absolution. His fellow chaplains exhibited selfless heroism, too.
According to the Family Research Council, more than 100 pregnancy centers, churches, and pro-life organizations have been attacked or vandalized.