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Should supporting a pro-abortion candidate be grounds for excommunication?

Feb 19th 2008

  • Yes, without question - 25.9%
  • No, under no circumstances - 40.8%
  • Only if there was a viable pro-life alternative - 13.2%
  • Only if the pro-abortion stance was a factor in their vote - 20.2%

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February 11th, 2013 - Karen-728821 said:

no

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November 19th, 2012 - Jim-886565 said:

In fact it IS automatic excommunication to vote for a pro abortion candidate at the national level if there is another alternative who is pro-life.

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October 21st, 2012 - Bette-909502 said:

All the priests who molest young girls need to be excummunicated first!

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October 6th, 2012 - Jim-875732 said:

no; i don't see why it should--- and if it ever is, i'll leave the church before it can excommunicate me

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October 1st, 2012 - Tim-388058 said:

For the first time, I'm thinking no. The abortion issue will not go away no matter who is elected. I think the solution to the issue lies elsewhere, not politics. In this land of individual rights, I don't think Roe v Wade will ever be reversed. There are other issues that are very important and could be more influenced by who's in office. That said, I don't think I could EVER vote for a 'pro-choice' candidate. Especially not when they go out of their way to make it an issue by promoting their view in their campaigns.

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Poll Demographics

Yes, without question (37 votes)
Overall Response
26.2%
Men
23.5%
Women
30.0%
18-25 yr olds
0%
26-35 yr olds
25.0%
36-50 yr olds
29.0%
51+ yr olds
23.5%
No, under no circumstances (53 votes)
Overall Response
37.6%
Men
34.6%
Women
41.7%
18-25 yr olds
0%
26-35 yr olds
32.1%
36-50 yr olds
40.3%
51+ yr olds
37.3%
Only if there was a viable pro-life alternative (18 votes)
Overall Response
12.8%
Men
17.3%
Women
6.7%
18-25 yr olds
0%
26-35 yr olds
17.9%
36-50 yr olds
14.5%
51+ yr olds
7.8%
Only if the pro-abortion stance was a factor in their vote (33 votes)
Overall Response
23.4%
Men
24.7%
Women
21.7%
18-25 yr olds
0%
26-35 yr olds
25.0%
36-50 yr olds
16.1%
51+ yr olds
31.4%