Skip to comments.Obama denies protection for infants of botched abortions [Jill Stanek rebuts Obama obfuscations]
Posted on 07/07/2008 11:11:40 AM PDT by rhema
A pro-life activist in Illinois says Barack Obama has repeatedly mischaracterized his opposition to the Illinois Born Alive Infants Protection Act while he was a state senator.
The Federal Born Alive Infants Protection Act was signed into law in 2002 after receiving unanimous support from the U.S. Senate. The measure that forces hospitals to give medical care to abortion survivors -- if warranted -- even received the backing of liberal senators Ted Kennedy (D-Massachusetts ), Barbara Boxer (D-California), and Hillary Clinton (D-New York).
Obama now says he did not support the Illinois measure because it "lacked the Federal language clarifying the act would not be used to undermine Roe vs. Wade."
Pro-life blogger Jill Stanek recently wrote a column for WorldNetDaily.com titled "Obama's biggest lie about supporting infanticide." She points out Obama actively opposed the Born Alive Infants Protection Act for three years in the Illinois senate.
"He voted against it. He was the sole senator speaking against it on the [Illinois] senate floor [for] two years. And the third year, he held the bill from being considered altogether in committee and killed the bill," Stanek contends.
She says Obama's explanation for opposing the Illinois bill does not pass the straight-face test because, as a committee chairman, he blocked the measure's sponsor from adding the federal language protecting Roe vs. Wade. That federal provision says the bill does not deny or add rights to the species Homo sapiens before birth.
Stanek fought to stop "live-birth abortion" after holding a live aborted baby at a Chicago-area hospital where she worked as a registered nurse.
"Barack Obama is now saying that, had that provision been in the Illinois bill he would have voted for it, which is absolutely false because in 2003, the senate sponsor tried to add that provision and Barack Obama, as the chairman of the committee where the bill was being held, disallowed him from adding that provision, disallowed me from testifying, disallowed the committee from even voting on it. So, it sat in committee for 22 months," Stanek explains.
She reveals it was not until Obama left the Illinois Senate that the Illinois Born Alive Infants Protection Act passed in August of 2005.
Behind his powerwash of “just words”, he’s just evil.
I would like to propose a bit of insurrection, if I may. The Pro-Abortion bunch are both male and female, the ladies are the only ones who get the attention from the opposition, but the male portion of this constituency is far and away the nastier of the two. The guys who support abortion on demand do so because they don’t want to give up their lifestyle of uncommitted sex with no responsibilities. The women look at it more as being denied the chance to earn a livelihood, by and large it’s a self defense issue and most hate it and look for alternatives even as they fervently support the issue. I’m certain that Obama himself belongs to the former group, and most female feminists belong to the latter group. Obama addressed his father’s day speech to the issue of male responsibility (in an attempt to kiss up to the Clinton supporters, I believe). Even the little bit of male responsibility he advocated, laced with monetary rewards from the government, stirred up an uproar among the guys! This wedge issue can be, and as a moral matter should be, exploited! So many female Clinton supporters have up close and personal experience with the “yuck” factor of Barack Obama. Whether they will act upon their convictions remains to be seen, but one thing is sure, a sizeable portion of center and right oriented voters would take to the streets if saw what these women have seen of that campaign. There are a LOT of very distasteful male Obama supporters out there, how can we introduce them to the American public?
“Barack Obama is qualified to do voiceovers for ketchup, laundry detergents, pet food. He’s NOT qualified to be POTUS. He’s devious under all that fluff.”
Barack Obama is qualified to do voiceovers for ketchup, laundry detergents and pet food. Hes NOT qualified to be POTUS."
His speech pattern is Hitleresque and hypnotic. Dume fools are falling into trances for this Obama whose only been in the Senate for about 140 days!
DumB fools in trances. (fixing typo).
This man must never be allowed to become President of our country.
He has studied well the bombastic rhetorical styles of many politicians and churchmen (like Farrakhan and Wright). He imitates, but sounds like a parrot. And he cannot get the sneer out of his voice.
Obama is a Hollow Man.
The Hollow Men
T.S. Eliot I
We are the hollow men
We are the stuffed men
Headpiece filled with straw. Alas!
Our dried voices, when
We whisper together
Are quiet and meaningless
As wind in dry grass
Or rats’ feet over broken glass
In our dry cellar
Shape without form, shade without colour,
Paralysed force, gesture without motion;
Those who have crossed
With direct eyes, to death’s other Kingdom
Remember us—if at all—not as lost
Violent souls, but only
As the hollow men
The stuffed men.