Sunday, February 12, 2012

Quotation for Today: Compromising First Principles

The quotation for today raises a critical political issue that the American electorate must confront in this presidential-election year.

"If we have to choose between bishops’ sensibilities and women’s health, our national priority must be the female half of our population."
Nicholas D. Kristof
Kristof, writing in his column for The New York Times, offers his take on the current position of the Catholic bishops regarding women's health care.

Kristof, Nicholas D.. "Beyond Pelvic Politics." The New York Times 11 February, 2012: online edition. 

Related information:

Goodstein, Laurie. "Bishops Reject White House’s New Plan on Contraception." The New York Times 11 February, 2012: online edition.

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