It’s not about reducing abortion. The advocates for a new common ground correctly note the correlation between poverty and abortion rates. But they fail to mention how poverty first contributes to unintended pregnancies.
Radio ad says “Too many unborn lives are being lost while we wait for judges to get it right.”; Opponents of California’s Prop 4 and Prop 8 join forces on college campuses; HIV rate comparatively high in Philadelphia; Abortion laws liberalized in 16 countries since 1998; What if pro-choice Tom Ridge had been on the McCain ticket?; Birth attendants in Zambia.
The Catholic hierarchy are opposing a pro-choice presidential candidate is nothing new — but this year, Catholics are talking back.
Described as a leading Catholic establishment figure who remains staunchly pro-life, Nicholas Cafardi is adding his voice to those who believe Obama’s pro-education, pro-prevention policies to reduce unintended pregnancies make sense.