Tweety Gets To The Heart of the Abortion Matter With Bishop Tobin
By CHRIS MATTHEWS - MSNBC
Added: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 00:00:00 UTC
Thanks to Mark for the link.
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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