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  •  The U.P. is largely Catholic. (3+ / 0-)
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    Prima, 2laneIA, myrealname

    That said, gun rights are a big issue up there.  Everyone hunts.

    •  Parts of it are, and parts of it (1+ / 0-)
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      are definitely not Catholic.  There is an area of Finnish settlers in the western part,  and Polish, French, English, each in their own little community.  Over in the eastern end there was a strongly anti-Catholic Orangemen group in the not-so-distant past.  

      •  You're right... (0+ / 0-)

        ...that the Finnish population tend to be Protestant (Lutheran and Methodist?) but Catholics still dominate population wise if I recall the demographics correctly.  

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