It was a close call, but it looks like the Liberals will govern for at least another week as they face a confidence vote on October 18. This session of Parliament will be interesting as the Bloc and Conservatives try to diminish federal power by pushing their own regional agendas.
On the American front, American Roman Catholic Archbishop Raymond Burke sparked a national debate earlier this year by announcing he would deny Holy Communion to Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry. Now, he says there is no justification for voters to back a candidate supporting abortion rights. But does he have the same standards for those candidates who backed the war and support capital punishment? Why is abortion the only pro-life issue?