Catholicism and the Confirmation Hearings


The Nation is a left-wing publication and they have just published a long article lamenting how Democratic senators don’t go ask tough questions on gays and abortion because of fear they will be labeled anti-religious bigots.

“In emphasizing his Catholic faith, Kavanaugh had perfectly teed up conservative activists to launch a preemptive attack on anyone who might question his views on abortion, LGBTQ issues, and religious liberty. Within hours of his nomination, one conservative Catholic advocacy organization, Catholic Vote, which claims nearly half a million lay Catholics as members, declared Catholic voters to be ‘thrilled’ with the pick, but warned that they would be vigilant for ‘any whiff of anti-Catholic bigotry’ in the confirmation process,” wrote Sarah Posner for The Nation.

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