Archive of September 20, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of September 20, 2008

Obama campaign attacks political ad featuring abortion survivor Gianna Jessen

Sep 20, 2008 - 06:55 pm .- The campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama has responded to an ad which features abortion survivor Gianna Jessen asking Obama to support protecting those infants who survive abortions. In its own ad, the Obama campaign calls the Jessen ad “a despicable lie” and claims it takes out of context Obama’s repeated votes against the Illinois Born Alive Infants Protection Act.

Head Knight of Columbus’ open letter challenges Sen. Biden on abortion remarks

Sep 20, 2008 - 06:42 am .- Carl A. Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, has published an open letter to Democratic vice-presidential candidate Sen. Joseph Biden in several major newspapers, chastising his support for abortion and correcting his erroneous claims about historical Catholic teaching on abortion.

Survey suggests Gov. Palin pick boosts McCain among Catholics

Sep 20, 2008 - 03:31 am .- A new poll shows Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain leading his Democratic counterpart Sen. Barack Obama by a 16 percent margin among Catholics who attend church weekly. Some of McCain’s new strength is being attributed to his selection of running mate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.