Sunday, July 9, 2006

Why Catholics Can't Vote Democrat Anymore

THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: Now this is not an endorsement of the Republican Party. I am not a Republican. I'm actually a disaffected Catholic Democrat of the old Southern style -- staunchly conservative on moral issues, and yet open to government involvement on some social issues. I'm truly Pro-Life; which means I oppose both legalized abortion and the death-penalty. I'm distrustful of both big-business and big-government. I oppose the Republican Party on many issues, and I don't trust it either. So I guess you can say I'm a man without a party, and it doesn't look like I'll be part of one any time soon.

Having said that, I have to point out the reasons why I believe practicing Catholics (who take the teachings of the Church seriously) can no longer support the Democratic Party, nor vote for most Democratic candidates, without seriously violating their religious conscience. The following links will explain why...