The recent story about Ambassador Doug Kmiec raises the inevitable question of the future of Obama’s Catholic supporters. For example, when Kmiec returns from his post on the island nation of Malta will he retain the “pro-life” label he wore as dean of the Catholic University of America Law School and as a Reagan appointee to the Justice Department? It’s doubtful.
Obama has done everything in his power to enlarge the abortion mandate, including the federal funding of abortion in his health care legislation. The day President Obama signed that legislation should have been the day Ambassador Kmiec resigned his position and renounced his support of the man he told Catholic voters would reduce the number of abortions.
For details of the Kmiec story read my comment, “Obama’s Catholics Begin to Change Their Story.”