Pulitzer Winner’s Speech Canceled Due To Abortion Stance
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Ellen Goodman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist and author, was scheduled to deliver a speech on Oct. 12 at St. Francis University in Loretto, Pa.
The speech was abruptly canceled this week, however, when the university informed her that her prior support for abortion rights conflicted with the school’s Catholic identity.
The topic of her speech? Civility - getting along with people whose beliefs differ from your own.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Robert Mangino talks with Ms. Goodman about the rescinded invitation, and asks how the school’s decision might influence her opinions regarding civil discourse.
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