National Catholic Reporter

The Independent News Source

Paranoia Watch

This article in LifeSiteNews warns darkly that the latest Defense Authorization Act would allow President Obama to detain pro-lifers indefinitely. Huh?

I know my colleague John Allen has devised the useful, and sadly appropriate moniker "Taliban Catholics" for groups like those who follow LifeSiteNews regularly, but this is ridiculous. I especially like the breezy way they dismiss President Obama's signing statement in which the President said he would not use the authority granted him to detain U.S. citizens. These people are crazy.

NCR Comment code: (Comments can be found below)

Before you can post a comment, you must verify your email address at Disqus.com/verify.
Comments from unverified email addresses will be deleted.

  • Be respectful. Do not attack the writer. Take on the idea, not the messenger.
  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Stay on point. Comments that stray from the original idea will be deleted. NCR reserves the right to close comment threads when discussions are no longer productive.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report abuse" button. Once a comment has been flagged, an NCR staff member will investigate.

For more detailed guidelines, visit our User Guidelines page.

For help on how to post a comment, visit our reference page.

 

Feature-flag_GSR_start-reading.jpg

NCR Email Alerts

 

In This Issue

October 10-23, 2014

10-10-2014.jpg

Not all of our content is online. Subscribe to receive all the news and features you won't find anywhere else.