Skip to comments.Illinois Catholic Democrats and Same-Sex Marriage: A Blatant Display of Hypocrisy
Posted on 03/25/2014 10:44:53 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Now that the Illinois primary is over, the states electorate can pick between the incumbent Gov. Part Quinn, a Democrat, and Bruce Rauner the Republican, in Novembers general election for Governor of Illinois.
Preparing for the coming campaign, both men are no doubt relieved that the same-sex marriage question is off the table, for now. Illinois passed same-sex marriage a few months ago and Gov. Quinn signed the bill into law. In doing so he removed a political issue that was a problem for many Republicans and some Democrats.
Nevertheless, Gov. Quinn, a professed Catholic, demonstrated by his signature that hypocrisy is the hallmark of Catholic Democrats in Illinois. Hypocrisy is the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one's own behavior does not conform. Hypocrisy is a form of pretence. In Illinois politics pretence is everything.
To be clear, the issue here is not same-sex marriage, per se. The issue is hypocrisy about same-sex marriage. Professing one thing while doing another, saying youre a Catholic yet furthering same-sex marriage in Illinois, is the issue. In other words, do Illinois voters, regardless of their religion or their stand on same-sex marriage, want to cast their vote for a hypocrite?
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Just to be clear, the people did not vote on this. It was passed by the rat legislature and signed into law by the rat governor.
Gov. Quinn is divorced, isn’t he?
You CANNOT be a loyal Democrat or a faithful Catholic all at the same time under ANY circumstances.
It would be like being a Jewish person and a loyal Nazi all at the same time.
Professed Catholic and practicing Catholic are two different terms and wth two dicferent meanings
Many people are both, but it is not necessary to be a practicing, knowledgeable Catholic, or anything, really, to be a professed one
Talk is cheap
Now, the distinction is that on e one is baptized Catholic, one certainly is Catholic, alleyways will be and, the kicker, will be judged as one, on the day that matters, by the one whose judgment matters
But one certainly doesn’t have to believe, know nor act like a practicing Catholic. The only difference is the judgement.
Parents who choose Catholicism for their children should think very carefully and, if they’re baptized, teach the kids about it, or they’ll have a really hard time ‘splainin like tgis guys going to
The Democrat Party Platform can in no way shape or form be reconciled with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. No amount of spin can rationalize it.
As a practicing Catholic, I totally agree.