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Democrat Iowa State Sen. Tony Bisignano issued stern criticism of a push by Catholic bishops to deny President Joe Biden communion due to Biden’s support for abortion. Bisignano, like Biden, is a Democrat who supports a mother’s right to choose whether or not her unborn baby lives or dies.

“Deny Biden, deny all pro-choice Catholics,” Bisignano wrote. “This is a travesty to allow right-wing politics to play in our church. This should be an edict from the Pope, not from extremist right-wing politically motivated bishops. A local option on rules to receive a sacrament? Ask all pro-choice Catholics to stop tithing to the church in areas where this would be implemented. That’s putting your money where your mouth is.”

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Bisignano then entered into an exchange with an individual on Facebook who said there is “no such thing as a pro-choice Catholic. Never has been.”

The individual explained to Bisignano that abortion ends the life of a baby.

“No Catholic can support that. No explanation needed,” they said.

Bisignano said he is Catholic and supports a woman’s right to choose.

“You support a woman’s right to choose because it’s a huge part of your political party’s narrative,” the individual responded. “My faith is not affected by political narrative. Never has been. Never will be.”

Author: Jacob Hall

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