We have $168,671 to go in our Fall Campaign. Every penny is used to strengthen the Church. See details!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

McCain, Obama clash on abortion during final debate

Catholic World News - October 16, 2008

Senators Barack Obama and John McCain sparred on abortion, among other issues, during the final televised debate of their presidential campaign. McCain said that the Roe v. Wade case was wrongly decided, but stopped short of saying that he would appoint only judges who agreed with him on that point; Obama said that he agreed with the Roe decision. McCain attacked Obama for his vote in the Illinois legislature against a bill that would have provided protection for babies born alive after an incomplete abortion. Meanwhile several other presidential candidates, virtually ignored by the mainstream media, prepared for their own debate.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

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!

Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($168,671 to go):
$200,000.00 $31,328.72
84% 16%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

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!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Fall Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Preparing for the Synod on the Family October 2
Making sense of the Pope's message to America-- including the Kim Davis meeting October 2
Coming of (old) age under Obamacare: a rant October 1
1971: The best of times, the worst of times October 1
How Christianity spreads around the globe September 30

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope issues new rules to streamline annulment process CWN - September 8
In Cuba, Pope emphasizes service to the vulnerable, praises thaw in US-Cuban relations CWN - September 21
Pope challenges America in speech to US Congress CWN - September 24