New Orleans Columnist Asks Why Xavier U. Honoring Pro-Abortion Congressman

Posted May 10, 2017 1:37 am by Mallory Nygard

In response to a Cardinal Newman Society report naming nine Catholic colleges for scandalous commencement honors this spring, New Orleans columnist Tim Morris has picked up the argument against Xavier University’s choice to honor pro-abortion Congressman Cedric Richmond on May 20.
Richmond’s “position on abortion is no small thing when it comes to the platform Xavier is giving him,” argues Morris in The Times-Picayune.
Xavier University, founded by Katharine Drexel, is located in the district represented by Rep. Richmond.  But Richmond supports abortion rights, has voted against a ban on federal funding for health insurance that covers abortion, and has been endorsed by NARAL

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