Mathews and Tobin head to head on separation of church & state

In a breathtakingly tight argument, Chris Matthews corners Rhode Island Bishop Thomas Tobin, who has banned Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., from receiving Holy Communion due to his views on abortion.

Because here’s the moral hypocrisy at the heart of the Church’s abortion position: If it’s really and truly murder, you’re talking about prosecuting mothers, sisters, lovers and friends for having them. Tweety is quite aggressive with the bishop, demanding to know exactly what legal penalties he thinks should be legislated.

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Published in: on November 25, 2009 at 6:17 pm  Comments (1)  
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  1. It’s not an easy discussion to have…there’s morals, there’s empathy, and then there’s the law…..and, last but not least, there’s the separation of church and state. I think JFK had it right those many years ago.


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