Defending a Catholic politician’s access to the Eucharist (see “Communion Politics,” May 21) is not the same thing as defending his or her support for unrestricted access to abortion. Sad to say, Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry’s position on the legal status of abortion is extreme. Senator Kerry voted against the partial-birth abortion ban, a procedure that even staunch supporters of abortion rights such as fellow senators...
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