Ashleen Menchaca-Bagnulo is a professor of political science at Texas State University and a mother of two.
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Ashleen Menchaca-Bagnulo
Websites like Pornhub teach us to satisfy desires at any cost to ourselves or others, writes Ashleen Menchaca-Bagnulo. But we can find our way out of this dark place through the eucharist.
An immigration rally takes place April 18 outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. The U.S. bishops' migration committee chair in a July 18 statement urged President Donald Trump to "ensure permanent protection" for youth under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) 
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Ashleen Menchaca-Bagnulo
In the face of an emboldened white supremacy movement, I find the defensive posture of some conservatives more and more trying.