NYT: Abortion Hurting Dems

Monday, September 22, 2008 9:11 AM Comments (0)

Since their defeat in the 2004 presidential campaign, the Democratic Party has sought to shift Catholic attention away from the party’s pro-abortion position.

But The New York Times says the issue is damaging Democrats again in 2008.

In a Sept. 16 article, the Times reported that recent comments about abortion by Democratic vice-presidential nominee Joe Biden and by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have caused some Catholic voters in the key swing state of Pennsylvania to shift support to Republican presidential nominee John McCain.

But while the Times article acknowledges abortion is hurting the Democrats with Catholics, it misrepresents the teaching of the U.S. bishops regarding how...READ MORE

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