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Monday, March 9, 2009

Bob Casey, Catholic Democrat, Defends Vote for International Abortion Funding

Washington, DC ( -- Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey, considered by some to be one of the few pro-life Democrats in Congress, is defending his repeated votes for international abortion funding. He is defending his votes against the Mexico City Policy despite two rebukes from his Catholics bishop.
Bishop Joseph F. Martino of the Diocese of Scranton took Casey to task last month for voting to fund groups that promote and perform abortions overseas.

In a letter to the senator, Bishop Martino accused Casey of “cooperating with … evil” by casting the pro-abortion vote.

In the letter, published in Thursday’s edition of The Catholic Light, the diocesan newspaper, he urges Casey to live up to his Catholic faith by voting to “oppose abortion."

But Casey office continues to claim that his vote for foreign abortion promotion does not violate his pro-life views. (Full story at

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