New York Catholics divided on bishops' lawsuit against HHS mandate
Catholic World News - May 31, 2012
Only 51% of the Catholics in New York approve of the lawsuit filed by 43 Catholic dioceses and other institutions against the contraceptive mandate, according to a new Quinnipiac poll.
The survey found that 45% of the Catholics in New York do not support the lawsuit. In the general population of the state, including Catholics and others, public opinion weighs against the lawsuit by a 55-38% margin.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our January expenses ($13,966 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!
Posted by: unum -
Jun. 01, 2012 8:31 AM ET USA
Was that 45% of active Catholics or 45% of those who claim to be "Catholics"? Remember, the opinions of inactive "Catholics" who depend on the New York Times for information don't count!
Posted by: Savonarola -
May. 31, 2012 6:01 PM ET USA
So, Catholics are "split"? With a majority of Catholics having voted for the pro-abortion candidate for president in 2008, let's stop the nonsense implied by the term, "Catholic vote." It does not exist.