Thursday, November 10, 2016

US voters rejected Catholic Church's standpoints on single issue referendums

US voters rejected Catholic Church's standpoints on single issue referendums

The Tablet

In this year's election, voters went against nearly all of the ballot initiatives backed by Catholic leaders and advocates, except the referendums on minimum wage increases and gun control measures. Voters passed an assisted suicide measure in Colorado and voted in favour of the death penalty in three states and in favour of legalised recreational marijuana in four states and against it in one. They also voted for minimum wage increases and gun control measures in four states...