In an op-ed for The New York Times published Wednesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) tried to tie Cardinal Timothy Dolan to the “religious Right.” Cuomo wrote: “Mr. Trump and the religious right are spreading falsehoods about New York’s law to inflame their base…While Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York, and the Catholic Church are anti-choice, most Americans, including most Catholics, are pro-choice.” Dolan quickly fired back with a statement calling on Cuomo to “Debate abortion on what it is. Don’t hide behind labels like ‘right wing’ and ‘Catholic’.” We’ll raise a glass of wine to Cardinal Dolan!
Here’s more from The Daily Wire…
Dolan wasted no time mocking Cuomo and the Times, beginning his statement, “Today, with a home field advantage in the New York Times, Governor Cuomo linked me with the ‘religious right.’”
This is something new from the governor. He did not consider me part of the “religious right” when seeking my help with the minimum wage increase, prison reform, protection of migrant workers, a welcome of immigrants and refugees, and advocacy for college programs for the state’s inmate population, which we were happy to partner with him on, because they were our causes too. I guess I was part of the “religious left” in those cases.
The civil rights of the helpless, innocent, baby in the womb, as liberal Democrat Pennsylvania Governor Robert Casey once remarked is not about “right versus left, but right versus wrong.”