Friday, April 24, 2015

Hillary to Church—Change on Abortion

From Bill Donohue
Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights

Bill Donohue comments on Hillary Clinton’s remarks yesterday at the Women in the World Summit in New York City:
It was not surprising that Hillary Clinton, who strongly opposes a ban on partial-birth abortion, would tell her feminist audience that she supports Planned Parenthood. What was surprising was her comment on the need to change religious beliefs on abortion. Here is what she said:

“Yes, we’ve cut the maternal mortality rate in half, but far too many women are still denied critical access to reproductive health [read: abortion] and safe childbirth. All the laws we’ve passed don’t count for much if they’re not enforced. Rights have to exist in practice, not just on paper. Laws have to be backed up with resources, and political will and deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs, and structural biases have to be changed.” (My italics.)

In other words, Hillary has a problem with the Catholic Church’s teachings on abortion—they must be changed.

Never before have we seen a presidential candidate be this bold about directly confronting the Catholic Church’s teachings on abortion. It’s time for Hillary to take the next step and tell us exactly what she plans to do about delivering on her pledge. Not only would practicing Catholics like to know, so would Evangelicals, Orthodox Jews, Muslims, and all those who value life from conception to natural death.

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1 comment:

  1. Hillary is an evil woman. She must not be elected President. She is an anti-Catholic Pro-abortion, Pro-Same sex marriage, feminist radical who if elected will be worse than Obama (if that is possible).
    Christians and believers of all faiths should be wary of this woman.