Chris Korzen

Catholics United

Chris Korzen is Executive Director of Catholics United, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting the message of justice and the common good found at the heart of the Catholic Social Tradition. Chris served as co-founder and director of the Catholic Voting Project in 2004 and 2005, after working as a Web developer and as an organizer with the Service Employees International Union. He is co-author of A Nation for All: How the Catholic Vision of the Common Good Can Save America from the Politics of Division. Chris holds a Master of Theological Studies from Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, MA and is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, ME.

Common Ground as “Abortion Neutrality”

Is abortion neutrality really an adequate standard to gauge common ground in the health care debate? Does the Capps Amendment really constitute abortion neutrality? How do we define abortion neutrality where federal precedent does not exist?

Our First Area of Agreement: Nonviolence

The rhetoric of violence, in the wake of Dr. Tiller's murder, must be examined and called out. Labels used by groups on both sides of the abortion debate contribute to a culture of violence by dehumanizing and demonizing those who disagree.