Sunday, 20 February 2011

Quinn Slams Labour Over Abortion    
David Quinn, Director of the Iona Institute, has used his weekly column in the Irish Independent to argue that Catholics cannot in conscience vote for the Labour Party in the forthcoming general election, because a vote for Labour is a vote for abortion. He argues that “Labour party policy is pro-abortion. Therefore, on a very important issue Labour is utterly at variance with the beliefs of the vast majority of serious-minded practising Catholics. ” He accused Labour candidates who canvass for votes at churches of being “particularly cynical” since there is such a “profound gulf between Labour and the Catholic Church on [the abortion] issue.

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