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No Communion For Republican Obama Supporter

Douglas Kmiec, who worked in the Reagan justice department, was denied communion in April for endorsing Barack Obama.  Kmiec’s makes a good point when he says if Catholic is to be punished for views on abortion, what about the church’s position on war?

“To think you have done a generous thing for your neighbor or that you have built up a culture of life just because you voted for a candidate who says in his brochure that he wants to overturn Roe v. Wade is far too thin an understanding of the Catholic faith,” he said. Kmiec, a critic of the Bush administration’s Iraq policy, added that Catholics should heed “the broad social teaching of the church,” including its views on war.

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Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.

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