Michigan Catholic Conference’s latest FOCUS publication, The Issues, the Candidates and Your Vote: Calling for Dignity in the Public Square, provides information about the upcoming election, conscience formation, and questions to consider before choosing candidates to vote for on November 8, 2016. The questions address policy positions in the areas of human life and dignity; marriage, children, and families; religious liberty, the preferential option for the poor; health care; immigration, migration, and refugees; education; and restorative justice. Print copies of this FOCUS are available at no charge. To order copies, contact Karah May at firstname.lastname@example.org, send a fax request to (517) 372-3940, or call (800) 395-5565.
Does the candidate support the right of religious individuals and institutions, such as hospitals, charity agencies, and schools, to operate in a manner consistent with their deeply held religious beliefs?
Does the candidate oppose restrictions on refugee acceptance and resettlement into the United States on the basis of religion?
Does the candidate support comprehensive immigration reform proposal that offers a path to citizenship, treats workers fairly, and prevents the separation of families?
Does the candidate support comprehensive immigration reform that maintains the integrity of our borders, respects the laws of the United States, and addresses factors that compel people to leave their own countries?