Joseph R. Biden’s campaign now faces a $9.7 million ad campaign by a Catholic group that sees his policies as “an existential threat” to religious liberty.
CatholicVote will target swing states in the upcoming presidential election while discussing the Democratic nominee’s political stance on abortion, his muted response to attacks on Christian symbols in recent months and other issues.
“Catholics everywhere know all life is sacred,” a narrator for its “Indispensable” ad released Monday says. “Joe Biden would force American Catholics to pay for abortions, sacrificing his Catholic values to kneel before the leftist mob.”
The assertion is in reference to Mr. Biden’s recent reversal on the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for abortion except in cases of rape, incest and risks to a woman’s life.
“I made a commitment that I would not ever attempt to impose my religious views on anyone else in terms of how it relates to this most unique question in all of