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U.S. Catholic leaders urge participation in Nov. 6 elections

November 02, 2018

As Americans prepare for Election Day next Tuesday, Nov. 6, when Democrats hope to flip Congress and President Trump seeks a thumbs up from the country on his policies, Catholic leaders and organizations are urging voters to consider how church teaching applies to a range of contentious issues, including immigration, taxes and health care.

In Utah, the Diocese of Salt Lake City threw its support behind a ballot initiative that would expand Medicaid to help cover the roughly 150,000 residents who currently cannot afford health insurance.

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