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Reasons for post-election optimism

Catholic World News - November 14, 2012

Writing for the National Catholic Register, Tom Nash sees reasons for Catholics to remain optimistic about America's political future despite last week's election results.

Nash expresses confidence that the US Supreme Court, guided by its own recent precedents on religious-liberty cases, will rule in favor of Catholic plaintiffs challenging the contraceptive mandate.

Conservatives and pro-life activists can and should reach out to Hispanic voters, Nash says--therefore converting a large and growing bloc of voters. What Republican candidates should not do, he argues, is move away from a firm dedication to pro-life and pro-family platform planks.

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  • Posted by: Minnesota Mary - Nov. 14, 2012 9:56 PM ET USA

    I keep hearing this mantra that Republicans (Conservatives) should reach out to Hispanics. Just what does that entail? What is it that they find so appealing in the Democrat Party that the Republicans don't have?

  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - Nov. 14, 2012 7:29 PM ET USA

    au contraire! John Roberts has telegraphed his infidelity by the crazy ruling about Obamacare being a legal tax. The bishops must assume that their lawsuits will fail, that the Supremes will throw the Church under the bus. They must be willing to have their CFO's or themselves go to jail rather than pay the fine or accept the mandate. That may wake up the ordinary Democrat Catholic to the fact that their people want to destroy us.

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