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PBC News & Comment: Supreme Court Catholics will review Prop 8 and DOMA

Supreme Court announces it will review California’s Prop. 8 and Bill Clinton’s fiasco Defense of Marriage and Lewinsky Distraction Act….–the Court takes up the cases the same day the state of Washington starts issuing same-sex marriage licenses and legalizes marijuana.  PBC warns that the state-federal tensions over pot run deep, and Obama shifted to the right for the campaign

–Egypt crisis continues, here is an excerpt from our interview with Prof. Radwan, who fears Morsi may not recover from recent blunders

–yesterday, we reported on Medea Benjamin’s dispatch from Gaza.  Here is the audio from and incident earlier this year, where she interrupted a speech by John Brennan to speak up for drone victims

–Sen. Mitch McConnell may be the first senator to filibuster his own bill

–Sen. Jim DeMint quits to lead Heritage think tank

–in this excerpt from our in-depth interview, Deborah Rogers talks about the huge exagerations of the shale gas industry

–Michigan passes right-to-work bills, a serious blow to auto workers