Forget Rangel and Murtha: Prosecute Catholic Bishops!

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    While I dislike and would not use Erickson's term 'baby killers', the larger issue here is whether the Catholic Bishops (or persons associated with any other tax-exempt group) should be able to publicly speak out on the abortion issues or any other ethical concerns.

    I think there is no question that no tax exempt group should be advocating for or campaigning for any political candidate or appointee. But does speaking out on the issues count?

     
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    The USSC usually sides with free-speech. Like limiting how much the wealthy can contribute is limiting their free-speech. I would absolutely love it if the dems hauled the Catholic Bishops in front of the Committees and grilled them about Stupak or any other "pro-life" position. Wow. Could you imagine!!!
     
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    No, it's called free speech.
     
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    So now the Dems want to prevent 501C from speaking out on the very issues for which many of them were formed in the first place? Karl and His kissing cousin goebbels would be so proud...
     
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    The Catholic church should be investigated for protecting pedophiles.
     
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    The USSC is right. The Catholic Church has every right to speak out on it's positions. It does not promote one particular party....

    On the day that our politicians are shown to be honest and fair in their actions, then they can worry about who else is voicing an opinion. Until that day, I'd rather see taxpayers money spent investigating congress critters instead of religions.
     
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    I thought all American Catholics stopped listening to the Catholic Church?

    Sort of like how the Anglicans stopped believing in Christianity.
     
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    No, lots of Catholics take their religion seriously and listen to the Church. Kinda old fashioned but millions of Catholics - like lots of other faiths - take their religion seriously.
     
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    So I do not even have to have sex with you to get you pregnant?

    A lose, lose for both of us.
     
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