Freedom of Choice Act.
This kind of action can only further erode the credibility of our bishops. They should have learned something from the election. They tried to paint Obama as an abortionist during the campaign, but Catholics voted for him anyway, knowing that he does not encourage abortions.
Our bishops have been concerned with abortion for so many years that it sometimes seems they think that is the only evil in the world. Never mind about unjust wars, poverty, lack of health care, and poor education, as well as the greed and abuse of power that exist in our country and around the world. Just don't vote for anyone or anything that does not specifically condemn abortion. Or maybe it's not about abortion at all, but simply an attempt to impose authority over their "flocks," the poor sheep that we are.
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|Publication:||National Catholic Reporter|
|Article Type:||Letter to the editor|
|Date:||Mar 6, 2009|
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