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As Catholics Go, So Goes the Nation

FROG Wrote: Jun 04, 2012 12:58 PM
Dave, I sincerely thank you for your service and your sacrifice. I guess you have your own reasons for sitting this one out. Tod Kozeluh Lexington, KY
FROG Wrote: Jun 04, 2012 1:03 PM
BTW, Dave, my faith journey was just the opposite. I was raised Catholic. Evidence? I'm child number 13. Some of my siblings are still practicing Catholics. Most of us attend protestant churches. Too many questions for me about official Catholic doctrine. Though I will never question anyones salvation based on their professed church affiliation.

Worry about eroding religious freedom could sway Catholic voters further away from President Barack Obama, and the Catholic voting bloc typically predicts the winner in presidential elections.

Yet, as conservatives continue to pound Obama in ads geared toward the faithful, some Catholics who care about the president's slip in polls plan to campaign for him on social media sites. Both sides, campaign strategists say, are trying to secure the important vote.

"Catholic voters are a critical and crucial part of winning the election," said Burns Strider, a Washington-based strategist the Democrats brought on to hold Catholic and evangelical voters after the...