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By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Jul 11, 2003

And while National Review is unhappy with the White House for making economic policy concessions and refusing to push for judicial nominations, the Family Research Council calls our attention to the fact that the partial-birth abortion ban, which has now passed both houses of Congress, still is not federal law. Why not? Because Democrats in Congress are refusing to appoint members to a conference committee, which would resolve minor differences between the House and Senate versions. This should be a routine matter. But Democrats are stalling-- just as they are stalling on judicial appointments. And Republicans are allowing them to stall.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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