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Fri Aug 10, 2018, 06:46 AM

Nuns on a Bus call to action over deep concern about Kavanaugh

based on social justice principles.

Abortion is not mentioned directly, but there is an oblique reference that some might find surprising:

We [XXX Faith Leaders] write today because we believe the impending confirmation hearing for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court calls for serious consideration. You have a responsibility to evaluate his previous decisions, examine his concern for the common good, and ultimately determine whether or not Judge Kavanaugh respects stare decisis and precedent.

A lack of respect for stare decisis could add further chaos to our nation and tear apart the sense of the common good. As Catholics, we believe that any government official – including a Supreme Court Justice – must be concerned with the needs of people who are marginalized, not just the rich and powerful or a member of one’s own political party. As you consider how you will vote on the question of confirmation, we ask you to consider Judge Kavanaugh’s stance on these principles as demonstrated on his prior decisions and statements on issues such as healthcare, immigration, labor, the death penalty, and voting rights.
You can read the letter here.

http://act.networklobby.org/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=25368



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Response to lapucelle (Original post)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 08:46 AM

1. My tattoo artist is also deeply concerned about Kavanaugh.

He has a bigger following than Nuns on the Bus. I wonder why he's not in the news.

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Response to Act_of_Reparation (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 08:51 AM

2. Maybe he's the type who talks a lot, but actually does nothing.

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Response to lapucelle (Reply #2)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 10:47 AM

3. Maybe he's not.

Maybe your definition of "doing something"—i.e., bouncing about the country promoting liberal theocracy from the unrepresentative fringes of the Catholic Church—isn't really anything at all. Maybe they aren't indicative of a broader trend within the Church. Maybe they aren't a sign of things to come. Maybe they aren't anything to be excited about.

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Response to Act_of_Reparation (Reply #3)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 10:59 AM

4. I'm sure he'll be newswothy once he's gotten to the bottom of the "Vatican drug smuggling ring".

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Response to lapucelle (Reply #4)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 11:13 AM

5. I'm sure you thought that was funnier and more pointed than it actually was.

Unfortunately, you have to work very hard to make non-sequiturs funny. I would suggest reading Stoppard.

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Response to Act_of_Reparation (Reply #5)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 04:12 PM

6. They're laughing.



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Response to Act_of_Reparation (Reply #5)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 04:13 PM

7. They're on the bus laughing!

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Response to Act_of_Reparation (Reply #5)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 04:22 PM

8. Ruh roh...even he's laughing!

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Response to Act_of_Reparation (Reply #5)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 04:23 PM

9. Really, Francis?

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Response to Act_of_Reparation (Reply #5)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 04:28 PM

10. Gotta go now...

I have an appointment with my gifted tattoo artist. He's really super popular and has a great sense of humor. He did this for me last month!




Can I put you on ignore till I get back?

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