How is the virtue of justice and voting connected? What does it mean to vote as a Catholic in the context of today’s frequently anti-life and pro-abortion candidates? Can a Catholic safely vote for the Biden-Harris presidential ticket?
On 29 January 2018, 46 senators—two Republicans, two Independents, and forty-two Democrats—voted against the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R.36), an essential piece of legislation that would have prevented children capable of feeling pain from being aborted in their mothers’ wombs.
“Your rejection of the Church’s teaching on abortion falls into a different category – it’s a deliberate and obstinate act of the will; a conscious decision that you’ve re-affirmed on many occasions. Sorry, you can’t chalk it up to an ‘imperfect humanity.'”