Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Too Many Catholics on the Supreme Court?


Matthew Archbold wonders why NPR is asking the question about the significance of the number of Catholics currently sitting on the Supreme Court:
... That becomes clear quickly. Any guesses? Come on. Eight letters. Rhymes with favortion (not an actual word)

[...]

Ah! And that's what it's really all about. It's all about abortion. Isn't it always? NPR is concerned that too many Catholics might overturn Roe V. Wade.

So don't worry, NPR isn't really anti-Catholic, they just really like keeping baby-killin' legal. Whew! I was scared there for a minute.


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Previous Pro Ecclesia posts on this subject:
Bigot Attorney Maligns Catholic Judge

So, Martha, From What Other Jobs Should Faithful Catholics Be Excluded?

Supreme Court Justices, Religion, & Anti-Catholicism

Attorney Seeks Judge's Recusal for Being Catholic

Partial-Birth Bigotry: The Know-Nothing Left Blames the Latest Abortion Ruling on Catholicism

Chuck Colson: "The New Anti-Catholic Bigotry"

And Finally ... The New York Times Weighs In

More Supreme Anti-Catholic Bigotry

Church Defenders Take On Anti-Catholic Cartoonist

And the Philadelphia Enquirer [sic] Joins In (With an Anti-Catholic Cartoon)

In Case You Missed It ...

How Long ...

William Pryor Says Faith Helps His Role as Judge

You Go, Nino!

Slate: The Political Advantages Of Catholic Justices

Fidelis Warns Senators on Questioning of Roberts on Religion

Religious Tests - Where Some Dems Want To Go, But Shouldn't

No Religious Test

Is Judge Roberts a "Serious Catholic"?

Christopher Hitchens' Anti-Catholic Screed: "Quit Tiptoeing Around John Roberts' Faith"

New York Post: "Roberts Critics' Agenda of Hate"

Wall Street Journal: "Roberts and Rome"

Skirmish Over a Query About Roberts's Faith

Fidelis on Roberts Nomination: “Hearings Are Ripe For Anti-Religious Bigotry”

John G. Roberts: Some Interesting Facts

Charles Krauthammer on the "Schumer Doctrine"

Up or Down - Religion, Filibusters, & Judges

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