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Joe Biden denied communion at South Carolina church

Former Vice President Joe Biden on the 2020 campaign trail in South Carolina
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Joe Biden was denied communion at a Catholic church in Florence, S.C., while on the 2020 campaign trail, reports SCNow.

Why it matters: Father Robert E. Morey sayid he refused Biden — a lifelong Catholic — communion due to the former vice president's stance on abortion. Biden's long history with abortion policy has been a thorn in his side during the 2020 campaign, with other candidates challenging him over his stance on the Hyde Amendment.

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