Skip to comments.Santorum defends Schiavo visit (and gives his stands on other issues)
Posted on 06/18/2005 10:57:15 PM PDT by FairOpinion
Regardless of what his critics say, U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum insists he did the right thing by visiting brain-damaged Terri Schiavo in Florida before she died March 31.
"I stood up for what I believe was right in defending a disabled person from being executed. I don't think we should execute disabled people who have not expressed their desire as to how they should be handled, how their life should be dealt with.
"I don't think we should end their life simply because they are disabled. That's a very telling thing about a society that is willing to say that because they are not someone that is normal in the eyes of the world, that they have a life not worth living."
I got involved in this case and I believe in this case," he said. "I still believe that if someone is given a death sentence by a state court ... that person's federal constitutional rights should be protected with a federal court review."
(Excerpt) Read more at post-gazette.com ...
Read the article for his stands on other issues, I agree with all of them.
If he loses I'm sure that the Profiles in Courage Award will be heading his way. /sarcasm
Rick Santorum is a man I could support for President. He needs some seasoning in an executive position to be elected though.
Is he a Catholic? Evangelical?
Rick is going to have to anti up for more than what is in that article. He talks of "Protecting Americans", but supports the President with his Open Borders BS - Not Good!
Immigration, the UN, Same Sex Marriage, Homosexuality etc.
His support for Anal Sphincter in 04, really upset a lot of people here. We have been trying to get rid of that Left Wing Nut for quite a while.
He is a Catholic.