Durbin’s Ignorant and Anti-Catholic Ideology

Written by Laurie Higgins

This week, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) went after after SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch for studying under the remarkable John M. Finnis.


I wonder if Durbin has read anything by Finnis or even knew his name before Gorsuch was nominated?

Sen. Durbin actually suggested that anyone involved in high levels of government dare not study under Professor Finnis who splits his time between Oxford University in England and the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, is considered one of the foremost Natural Law scholars, and who holds theologically orthodox Catholic beliefs on homoeroticism and marriage. Is Durbin–purportedly a Catholic–tacitly endorsing a de facto religious test for public office?

What an embarrassment Durbin is to Illinois and the U.S. Senate.

Here’s something Finnis wrote that gets homo-activists’ knickers in a knot:

Law, Morality, and Sexual Orientation