Thursday, November 03, 2011

IL Governor Quinn Defends Himself Against Catholic Criticism

Via The Chicago Tribune:

Gov. Pat Quinn today said he's following his conscience by presenting an award at an upcoming event for an abortion rights political action committee, a move that prompted Cardinal Francis George and five other Roman Catholic bishops in Illinois to criticize him.

"I'm going to the event to present an award to a woman who is a victim of rape, and who is a very strong advocate of helping rape victims all over our state and country, so I really think that's a proper Christian thing to do, to honor someone who's doing something that helps the community at large," Quinn said today after a news conference to announce state funding to help rebuild CTA red line tracks.

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2 comments:

~M~ said...

He's an old fool and he needs prayers....that's what I think.
mary

Bill said...

Quinn is bought and paid for by PP and the abortion industry.