| Friday, September 24, 2010
In preparation for Progressive Day on Sept. 28, a few of the Notre Dame College Democrats feel it is important to let the rest of the community know why they are progressive.
Colleen Lowry is progressive because the security of having adequate health insurance for everyone is more important than partisanship between a small group of white men.
Rachel Koch is progressive because she cares about the preservation of biological diversity of this planet for future generations to come.
Matt LaFortune is progressive because “love thy neighbor” refers to more than just the unborn.
Bridget Flores is progressive because she believes in the right of every human being to be loved, respected and treated with dignity.
Lauren Restivo is progressive becase it’s about time that we the people demand the government return to us that which it has unjustly taken, the most powerful resource that humanity has ever known. A resource that comes from the human spirit and that the government has taught us to supress on both a societal and individual scale. The ability to understand, generate and embody compassion.
T.J. Record is progressive because love does not discriminate based on gender.
Tim Ryan is progressive because he believes that we have an obligation to all life on earth and that our current way of life is unsustainable. He also believes that America can be at the forefront of the clean energy revolution that will save this planet.
Sara Bega is progressive because being Pro-Life is about more than just one issue. It’s wanting to ensure quality of life for everyone from conception to death.
Eileen Flanagan is progressive becase she believes in tolerance, the preservation of human dignity and access to the American dream for all.
Chris Rhodenbaugh is progressive because he believes in a life of service and adherence to Catholic Social Teachings.
Remember to wear blue on Sept. 28, 2010. There are a lot more progressives on campus than you think!