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The Kentucky Debate: Joe Biden and Abortion

kgsnccc Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 7:24 PM
Infanticide was accepted in the ancient world until Christianity "imposed" the opposite view -- does Biden want a RoeVWade to legalize that too?

Near the close of the Vice Presidential debate in Kentucky on Wednesday night, moderator Martha Raddatz asked Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan about the relationship between their faith and their politics.

What she really wanted to know about, though, is their respective views on abortion.

Biden and Ryan are both self-avowed Roman Catholics. As such, one would expect that the Church’s 2,000 year-old prohibition of abortion would count for something by their lights.

And, to hear them both tell it, it does indeed.

Biden and Ryan insisted that, along with Catholics past and present, they...