Politics and Abortion

Dear Editor: Catholics who vote for pro abortion candidates are violating Catholic teachings (“Post-Midterms, Do We Have Two Catholic Churches in America?,’’ The Tablet, Nov. 10). Voting for a pro-abortion candidate is unacceptable and any Catholic who does it, should be excommunicated.

UK Pro-Lifers Fight Move to Impose Abortion on Northern Ireland

In May, the traditionally Catholic country of Ireland voted overwhelmingly to legalize abortion. Now, in the United Kingdom, efforts are underway to make abortion laws more permissive and to force North Ireland – where the practice is highly restricted – to do the same.

The Crime of Abortion

Dear Editor: America was founded with the protection of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. These rights protected by our Constitution have been called inalienable, i.e. they cannot be taken away. In my service in the Catholic Church, I hear “For the right to life from conception to natural death, we pray to the Lord.”

Senators in Pope’s Argentina Reject Liberalization of Abortion

Senators in Pope Francis’ native Argentina voted against a bill that would have legalized abortion on demand until week 14 of a pregnancy early Aug. 9, following a marathon session that came as the latest twist in a three-month national debate marked with massive public rallies both in favor and against the measure.

Abortion Always Tragic

Why any reasonable person would watch Michelle Wolf’s Netflix “comedy” series, The Break with Michelle Wolf, is debatable. The one-time writer for The Daily Show and Late Night with Seth Meyers, in a skit on her eponymous show, celebrated abortion, shouting, while dressed in a red, white, and blue jumpsuit – “God Bless Abortion!” and stating abortion “should be on the dollar menu at McDonald’s.”

Brett Kavanaugh Nominated to Supreme Court

Despite the fact that a new member of the Supreme Court could shape judicial precedent for decades to come, a number of Catholic legal experts say that with Monday’s pick of Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh, expectations of sweeping and immediate legal change on neuralgic issues such as abortion and gay marriage are premature.

Confusion in Ireland

In an article in the Irish Times, former Irish President Mary McAleesh offered a rather shocking opinion, stating that by baptizing babies, the Catholic Church is creating “infant conscripts who are held to lifelong obligations of obedience.”

Court Bans Life Center Restrictions

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 June 26 that a California law that placed requirements on crisis pregnancy centers that oppose abortion violated the First Amendment.