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Oct. 26, 2004 Catholics for a Free Choice Files IRS Complaint Against Archdiocese of St. Louis
St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burke violates election law
with consistent and rigid instruction to voters.
Statement of Frances Kissling, President, Catholics for a Free Choice
Oct. 25, 2004

Catholics for a Free Choice Files IRS Complaint Against Denver Archdiocese
Denver’s Archbishop Charles Chaput violates election law with repeated efforts to direct voters toward Bush vote.
Statement of Frances Kissling, President, Catholics for a Free Choice

Oct. 13, 2004 Catholics for a Free Choice Files IRS Complaint Against Priests for Life
Antichoice organization misleads public with claims of nonpartisan voter education efforts as it attempts to influence election outcome.
Statement of Frances Kissling, President, Catholics for a Free Choice

Sept. 28, 2004 Catholics for a Free Choice Files IRS Complaint
Against Culture of Life Foundation

Antichoice organization violates election law with blatant attacks on candidate
Statement of Frances Kissling, President, Catholics for a Free Choice
Sept. 20, 2004 Catholics for a Free Choice Files IRS Complaint Against Catholic Answers’ Partisan Voting Guide
Antichoice group violates election law with biased voter guide
Statement of Frances Kissling, President, Catholics for a Free Choice

Aug. 19, 2004

CFFC Calls on Republican Party to Review Relationships with Catholic Leaders
Statement of Frances Kissling on the resignation of Deal Hudson as adviser to the Republican National Committee on Catholic outreach and advisor to Bush Campaign on Catholic issues

Aug. 4, 2004 Bishops Take Extremist Position
Bishops of Atlanta, Charleston and Charlotte threaten to deny communion to prochoice Catholic politicians in highly charged election year despite overwhelming opposition from parishioners.
July 26, 2004

CFFC Files IRS Complaint Against Operation Rescue West’s Opposition to John Kerry
Antichoice group violates election law with ad in conservative weekly
Statement of Frances Kissling, President, Catholics for a Free Choice

July 13, 2004 Is There a Catholic Vote?
Major new poll demonstrates Catholics most concerned about peace, security and economic stability; show less concern about cultural issues
July 2, 2004 Catholic Voters Support Legal Abortion
A new poll from Catholics for a Free Choice reveals majority of Catholics are prochoice; Abortion not expected to have major impact on the election
July 1, 2004 Opposition to Bishops’ Politicking Pervasive
Among Catholics
A new poll from Catholics for a Free Choice reveals Catholics are united against the Catholic bishops’ political actions.
June 30, 2004 Catholics Support Stem Cell Research
New poll from Catholics for a Free Choice demonstrates that Catholic voters overwhelmingly support stem cell research
June 29, 2004 Bush’s Hispanic Problem
A new poll from Catholics for a Free Choice shows more Hispanic Catholic support for John Kerry
June 28, 2004 US Catholics Split on Presidential Race
With 40% for Bush and 40% for Kerry, a new poll from Catholics for a Free Choice shows confidence in the president to resolve war in Iraq drives Catholic vote
June 17, 2004 Major New Poll Shows US Catholics Overwhelmingly Reject Bishops’ Effort to Control Catholic Voters and Candidates
May 27, 2004 Catholic Bishops Must Adhere to Federal Regulations
Governing Participation in Election Politics
Catholics for a Free Choice Applauds Americans United for Church and State for Filing Complaint
April 19, 2004 Catholic Voters Resist Bishops’ Direction
Poll Challenges Conventional Wisdom that Church Teachings Determine the Catholic Vote
April 12, 2004 Statement of Frances Kissling on Senator John Kerry's Catholicism and the 2004 Election Campaign: “Enough Eucharistic Voyeurism”
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