Monday, October 25, 2004

News From The Right

October 25, 2004

Voter guides

Like a number of right-wing groups, the Independent Women's Forum (IWF) has produced a comparison of the records and proposals of George W. Bush and John F. Kerry on key issues of interest to women--ranging from taxes to government spending to healthcare. IWF graded the two candidates from A to F. President Bush came out on top with a B grade, compared to the senator's D. Read

The Center for Education Reform has released a voter guide covering education positions for candidates for president, governor, the U.S. Senate, and state education chief. Read

The John Birch Society has released its annual Conservative Index scoring key votes in the Senate and House. Read

The Traditional Values Coalition has posted its voter guides / score cards for the 108th Congress online. Read

Baptist Press reports on the "Voter's Guide for Serious Catholics" newspaper ad sponsored by Catholic Answers and placed in USA Today. The ad lists five "non-negotiable" moral issues that should guide how Catholics vote: abortion, euthanasia, embryonic stem cell research, human cloning and marriage equality for same-sex couples." Read


The National Religious Broadcasters launches a get-out-the-vote radio and television campaign targeting evangelical Christians who sat out November 2000 elections, urging them to cast their ballots this year. Concerned Women for America founder Beverly LaHaye, Prison Fellowship founder Chuck Colson and Focus on the Family founder and chairman Dr. James C. Dobson are among the 25 right-wing religious leaders involved in the campaign. Read

WorldNetDaily's Joseph Farah comes out for re-electing President Bush because "like it or not, Osama bin Laden and his jihadist allies have one short-term goal above all others - defeating George W. Bush at the polls." Farah claims that a "victory by John Kerry, a lifelong appeaser of totalitarianism, would hand the terrorists their biggest morale boost since Sept. 11, 2001." Read


Concerned Women for America applauds the thirteen states that have anti-gay marriage initiative on this years ballot. “Last November, four judges in Massachusetts stepped over the line with their lawless ruling,” said CWA's Bob Knight. “Americans are standing up and saying: ‘We will not accept counterfeit marriage.’” Read


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