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Legal analyst sees Democrats pushing contraception as wedge issue

February 28, 2012

When public discussion of contraception heated up during a presidential election year, Hadley Arkes admits that he did not immediately recognize that liberal Democrats were raising the topic quite deliberately:

What I hadn’t considered seriously enough was that the move to inject this issue was a deliberate move to shift attention away from the economy and paint the Republicans – and the Church – as mad zealots on abortion and contraception.


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  • Posted by: unum - Feb. 29, 2012 9:38 AM ET USA

    While the Democrats are playing politics with contraception, the Holy Spirit is energizing the Church with their threat to freedom of religion. My money is on the Holy Spirit!