Reader: An Obama Catholic quits House, No ‘Faithful Citizenship’ update, Majority think Obama loses in ’12

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. An Obama Catholic calls it quits. Rep. Jerry Costello, a Catholic Democrat representing the 12th District of Illinois (Belleville/suburbs of Saint Louis), will not be running for reelection in 2012. http://cvote.to/5B Costello votes pro-life about 65% of the time, but he also supported Obamacare. Costello al... More

Reader: Support drops for death penalty, Christie cuts off Jersey Shore, New group defends marriage advocates

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. I consider this good news: Support for the death penalty has dropped to a 20-year low, according to a CBS/New York Times poll. In October 1988, when death penalty became a major issue in the Bush/Dukakis presidential race, 78% of Americans supported the death penalty. The number is now at 60%. Opposition gre... More

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