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Catholic Voters Side With Obama Despite Contraception Controversy

By Amanda Peterson Beadle  

"Catholic Voters Side With Obama Despite Contraception Controversy"

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A new Gallup poll shows that Catholic voters overall favor President Obama despite the Catholic Church’s opposition to the president’s contraception rule. Obama has a six-point lead over Romney among Catholics, and while Mitt Romney has a double-digit lead among very religious voters, the poll shows that Obama still leads Romney among all Americans. In February, a majority of Catholic voters polled said they disagreed with the church’s opposition to a new policy that would expand access to contraception, despite claims from Catholic bishops that it infringed on the church’s religious liberty. But now:

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