Catholics cannot vote.

April 10, 2011 § Leave a comment

According to Archbishop Javier del Rio of Arequipa, Peru, Catholics cannot vote for candidates who are openly pro-abortion or support abortion. We already knew that, so it’s not as though the Archbishop is telling us anything new. But what most Catholics do not know, is that, despite their rhetoric and campaign promises, many so-called conservatives in this country are not, in fact, “anti-abortion” or “pro-life”. They will say they are, but when it comes down to it, if they have the chance to end legalized abortion for good, they won’t do it. Why? They need it. I give as an example the Bush administration. For several years Republicans, most if not all of whom claimed a pro-life stance, had complete control of the country. They had the ability to pass any law they wanted without fear of it being stricken down by the incredibly weak Democratic wing. And they did pass many laws that otherwise would have faced serious challenges. Bush’s White House could have ended abortion. You know it, and I know it. But they didn’t even try. Because, my friends, the abortion issue is the biggest vote-getter for the Republican party. If abortion were made illegal, then all of a sudden the only hot-button issue Repubs would have is gay marriage, and who really cares as much about that as abortion? No, Republicans will NEVER end abortion because without it, they will ALWAYS lose elections. Republicans deliberately keep abortion legal so they have it as an emotional issue to influence your votes.

I don’t know about you, but this disgusts me. Along with that, their incredibly draconian military and prison/industrial complex, with their ant-health, anti-education, anti-children, anti-Christian charity stance, means that good, faithful Catholics like us, cannot really vote for anyone. Well, we can certainly vote for a Catholic candidate who promises to be faithful to the Church. And we can vote for third party members who are actually serious about government and not just power and money, or serving some corporation (another very non-Catholic idea. A company is not a person. It is a creation of man, not of God). But I, as a truly faithful Catholic, cannot vote for a Republican any more than for a pro-abortion Democrat. I have known too many of them, and have seen right through them. In fact, I will vote for a pro-life Democrat, if one exists, rather than a so-called pro-life Republican. Republicans are pro-death. They want everyone to die or rot in prison, preferably making them some money in the process. No, good, faithful Catholics cannot vote for anyone that represents the two-party scam that has been perpetrated on the American people.

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