Letters (Week of 7-16-08)

Voters should be informed on issues?

The Catholic Church advocates certain family and marriage values.
Currently, we have 153 Catho?lics serving in the U.S. House of
Representatives and Senate.

Regrettably, only six of 102 Democrats voted 100 percent with their
church?s position on 10 family value issues, while 60 received a 0
percent. Thirty-eight of the 51 Republicans supported their church?s
views 100 percent. No Catholic Republi?cans received a zero rating.

Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback?s score was 100 percent with his church.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi scored 0 percent. She did get 100
percent ratings from the National Abortion Rights Action League and the
taxpayer funded, misnamed, No. 1 abortion provider Planned Parenthood.

Planned Parenthood is the largest recipient of funds under Title 10.
They are supposed to be non-profit, but they had a surplus of $112
million in 2006. Since Roe vs. Wade, we have lost 50 million unborn

It is our duty to be informed voters. I prefer primary elections
rather than caucuses, where only a few decide who will be on the

Mrs. James Clemmer,


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