Every once in a while, a Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) funded organization receives public recognition and accolades for its work and its relationship with the Catholic Church. On February 1, 2021, the CCHD-funded Stand Up Nashville (SUN) received strong praise from the official news office of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) called the Catholic News Service. The author of the piece is Aimee Shelide Mayer, who happens to be Nashville’s local representative of the National Catholic Labor Network. Referring to SUN as one of the local “prophets in our midst who cry out in defense of workers,” Mayer points out that SUN is receiving support from the CCHD.
Given this high praise, it was deemed important to take a closer look at SUN, and what we discovered was much more than we expected. SUN and two other CCHD-funded organizations have signed on to or directly participated with a coalition directly pushing abortion and transgenderism. Furthermore, the leadership of one of these grantees is heavily involved in the promotion of homosexual activism and is made up of member organizations doing the same.
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