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Is it wrong for Notre Dame to honor Obama?

May 4th 2009

  • No, the University has invited other Presidents - 7.7%
  • Yes, because he opposes Catholic moral teachings - 56.5%
  • No, the University should allow a variety of opinions - 14.8%
  • Yes, ND should not honor but should allow him to speak - 21.0%

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December 4th, 2012 - Jim-826315 said:

My aunt was a huge Notre Dame fan. I almost went there. She died in 2000. I was outraged by their decision and she would have been too.

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December 2nd, 2012 - Cindy-754558 said:

Yes it was - Notre Dame is a Catholic University first and Obama has clearly disrespected Catholics and their beliefs.

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September 30th, 2012 - Guadalupe-873127 said:

no, absolutely not! Glad to see ND is not so narrow minded!

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May 20th, 2012 - John-790192 said:

yes. But let's not single out ND. Most recently the jesuits have crossed the line at GTown & BC with commencement speakers who publically oppose our teachings and under mind Catholic instituitions in America. Wish more universities were like the Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Poll Demographics

No, the University has invited other Presidents (34 votes)
Overall Response
6.3%
Men
5.4%
Women
8.1%
18-25 yr olds
0.0%
26-35 yr olds
8.7%
36-50 yr olds
5.6%
51+ yr olds
5.9%
Yes, because he opposes Catholic moral teachings (337 votes)
Overall Response
62.5%
Men
63.8%
Women
60.0%
18-25 yr olds
100.0%
26-35 yr olds
58.3%
36-50 yr olds
61.1%
51+ yr olds
66.5%
No, the University should allow a variety of opinions (52 votes)
Overall Response
9.6%
Men
10.2%
Women
8.6%
18-25 yr olds
0.0%
26-35 yr olds
10.4%
36-50 yr olds
9.0%
51+ yr olds
10.1%
Yes, ND should not honor but should allow him to speak (116 votes)
Overall Response
21.5%
Men
20.6%
Women
23.2%
18-25 yr olds
0.0%
26-35 yr olds
22.6%
36-50 yr olds
24.4%
51+ yr olds
17.6%