Friday, June 13, 2008

Fidelis on Abortion, Bishops, & Politics

A couple of good posts on abortion policy at the Fidelis blog today:

What is the Democrat plan on abortion?
... A healthly national debate on taxpayer funding of abortion would expose the extremist positions of Sen. Obama, while bolstering the wavering base of McCain. [John] McCormack’s piece [in The Weekly Standard] exposes the hypocrisy of the current Democratic straddling of “reducing abortion” while pushing for taxpayers to fund more of it...


US Bishops reaffirm: Supporting abortion is a scandal
Tom Grenchik, head of the pro-life office for the US Bishops, applauded the gentle approach that Archbishop Naumann of Kansas City took in confronting pro-abortion Catholic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.

Grenchik said that in dealing with Gov. Sebelius’ “30-year history of public advocacy for legalized abortion,” Archbishop Naumann finally realized that he had to go public and request that Gov. Sebelius simply not present herself for Communion until she sought to repair the public scandal of supporting abortion...


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At 6/13/2008 12:02 PM, Blogger Paul, just this guy, you know? said...

Democrats, including Catholic Democrats, are pro-abortion.

Otherwise, as Archbishop Naumann has pointed out, the abortion plank of the Democrat Party Platform would be gone tomorrow.

At 6/14/2008 4:19 PM, Blogger . Theophilus . said...

I'm a Catholic Democrat. I'm pro-life. I'm not voting for Barack Obama.

I would imagine you're talking about Catholic politicians in the Democratic Party.


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