Chicago, Ill., Sep 21, 2004 / 22:00 pm
Catholic Citizens of Illinois (CCI) will launch a radio ad campaign next month, designed to motivate Catholics to go to the polls Nov. 2 and “vote their faith.”
CCI's aim is “to encourage Catholic voters not to leave their Catholic faith behind when they go into the voting booth, because their vote is a matter of life, or death,” says the organization’s press release.
A series of 30-second radio spots are slated to run in Illinois and in other Midwestern states, reaching an estimated 25 million listeners.
"More and more, Catholics in public life are becoming indistinguishable from other Americans, with growing support for abortion, divorce, euthanasia, and other societal ills," said CCI President Mary Anne Hackett.