Just received this. Before voting next Tuesday, Catholics should take this very seriously:
Catholics Urged to Consider Obama Record Weekend Before Election Urgent Memo Released to Catholics Nationwide
CHICAGO – CatholicVote.com has released an urgent national memo addressed to all American Catholics urging them to consider the record of Sen. Barack Obama as they head toward the final weekend before the Election Day. The memo outlines a series of statements and facts taken from Obama’s public record dealing with the issues of life and marriage.
This Sunday thousands of Catholic parishes across the country are expected to address the importance of voting, and the moral responsibilities of Catholics to defend and protect human life and marriage. The memo is intended to assist Catholic priests and the laity as they preach on and discuss the issues involved in the coming election.
Brian Burch, President of CatholicVote.com commented, “The protection of innocent human life and the institution of marriage are of fundamental concern, and Catholics deserve to know exactly where each of the candidates stand on these issues. We encourage every Catholic to distribute our memo throughout their dioceses and particularly to their local pastor or priest.”
The memo released today has been distributed directly to priests, pastors and the national network of CatholicVote.com members.
CatholicVote.com has received national attention for its 3:30 minute voter education film. The film has recorded over 3.1 million viewers since its launch in early September. According to Quantcast.com, CatholicVote.com now ranks #719 among all major websites, and is now more popular than websites such as United.com and Ford.com.
“As a result of the success of our film, we have been registering thousands of new members every day willing to assist in voter education and outreach. We are mobilizing these members to distribute today’s memo,” said Burch.
The memo is intended as a summary of facts from the public record of Sen. Obama relevant to the issues of life and marriage. The memo does not advocate voting for or against any candidate.
To download a copy of the memo, visit: http://www.scribd.com/doc/7606214/Barack-Obama-on-the-Issues-of-Importance-to-Catholics
CatholicVote.com is a project of the Fidelis Center for Law & Policy.