Skip to comments.Barack Obama Slams John McCain For Opposing Abortion, Activist Judges
Posted on 07/10/2008 11:07:56 AM PDT by wagglebee
Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- With pro-life advocates and John McCain's campaign criticizing his position in favor of unlimited abortions, Barack Obama struck back on Thursday. The Illinois senator put forward an absolutist position in favor of abortion and attacked McCain for wanting judges who don't make law from the bench.
"I will never back down in defending a woman's right to choose," Obama said at a breakfast fundraiser with an internal campaign group called "Women for Obama."
"That's what's at stake," Obama added, referring to control of the Supreme Court and whether abortion will remain legal and without limits for another 35 years.
"Senator McCain has made it abundantly clear that he wants to appoint justices like Roberts and Alito -- and that he hopes to see Roe overturned," Obama said, according to an AP report. "I stand by my votes against confirming Justices Roberts and Alito."
Obama is campaigning with his half sister and pro-abortion former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and orchestrating events with women voters who may have supported his formal rival and are upset that he secured the nomination.
During the event, Obama promised to adopt Clinton's position in favor of abortion and promote it as president.
However, Clinton admitted that, for some of her former presidential backers, it may be difficult to get behind Obama in the general election.
"I understand how challenging it is to turn on a dime, to say, 'Close that chapter now, we're on to the next chapter,'" she said. "It is a process, it does take time for people to just take a deep breath and go forward."
Yesterday, the head of a pro-life women's group said Obama's record on abortion is extreme and that it wouldn't go over well with either women or American voters in general.
Susan B. Anthony List president Marjorie Dannenfelser pointed out how, last week, Obama was trying to make his absolutist position look better.
"Barack Obama knows his extreme record on abortion doesn't resonate with everyday American voters, so now he's trying to soften his image," Dannenfelser told LifeNews.com.
"It won't work. From his active opposition to the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act to his support for the radical Freedom of Choice Act, Barack Obama is anything but moderate on abortion," she said.
She explained that, "Obama's abortion-friendly voting record shows his commitment to abortion on-demand, at any time, for any reason, funded by American taxpayers."
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Obama doing the work of Osama.
Any Catholic who now votes for him is defying all that our faith teaches.
“I will never back down in defending a woman’s right to choose,” Obama said...
That pretty much sums it up.
Wow he really seems to be out to help the black families. Wouldn’t that demon Margaret Sanger be proud!
“Women’s right to choose”
The biggest red herring in history.
This is what I like about Obama. He stands up for who he really is for all to see - A proud defender of EVIL!!!
there, fixed it...
Well here is one position he won’t waffle on.
Hell. That’s nothing. Mr. Obama voted for post birth abortion as an Illinois state senator. Yes, you read that right. He voted “present” (no) when it came to protecting babies who survived an abortion.
What a Christian.
We HAVE to stop Obama and if the cure’s name is John McCain, so be it!!!
Someone send that to Doug Kmiec. What the hell is he thinking?
That’s right Obama! First you come out with your flip-flops that land you in support of Bush’s policies and now you are highlighting McCain as a Conservative.
McCain ain't a cure per se, but he can be the ointment that provides some relief from itchy nuts.
How DARE you support judges who actually follow the Constitution!
The line in the sand.
(Apropos of the shifting sand that is Barack Obama.)
“Hit me agin, Br’er Bear!”
“McCain ain’t a cure per se, but he can be the ointment that provides some relief from itchy nuts.”
Not if Jesse gets to them first...ennnf
“reproductive heath” is what gets me. Other than the death of the child what does health have to do with it in most cases??
“I will never back down in defending a woman’s right to choose,”
I never let anyone say this in my presence without adding
“to kill her unborn baby”.
It really psses off some folks, but I just tell them that they’re not talking about “choosing” which ice cream flavor they prefer.
Barry is an incredible dildo.
“consequence-free sexual behavior choices”
than “reproductive health”.
I never let a lib hide behind their callous euphamisms.
Any Catholic who now votes for him is defying all that our faith teaches.
Calling Nancy Pelosi, calling Ted Kennedy....
Posted on Thursday, July 03, 2008 8:20:41 AM by rhema
I wish we could find a way to make Obama’s position on abortion know to all Catholics.
You do have to be careful though because there are some pamphlets out there that are not sanctioned by the church.
Or “reproductive rights.” Just another smokescreen to distract from the horrors of liberal positions. “Affirmative action” and “diversity” are a couple of others.
If only all Catholics listened....Obama would be toast.
McCain should answer: "Ahem. Mr. Obama, YOU'VE VOTED TWICE IN FAVOR OF INFANTICIDE. Why the hell should anyone take advice from YOU?"
"Choose what?" asked the rational and imaginary reporter. "Do you mean killing infants in utero? Is that what women have a 'right' to do?"
A woman’s right to choose WHAT, Herr Obama?
Maybe we should call him "Steely Dan." It kind of fits.
OTOH, I don't want to associate him with great music.
“Obama’s abortion-friendly voting record shows his commitment to abortion on-demand, at any time, for any reason, funded by American taxpayers.”
I think that sums it up. He’s drawn a line...let’s make it clear that this is one of a number issue that place him in the extreme as a candidate for president.
And, never forget, Obama is quite the world traveler. He’s spent a lot of time in the jungle and for all anyone knows may have developed a taste for “long pig”.
Right on, Obama! You go, girl. Let the people know where you really stand. It’s a sure-fire way for a liberal to get elected. /ROFLMAO
They didn’t survive the Abortion. They were delivered alive and allowed to die from medical neglect. The attending doctors had to issue Birth and Death certificates.
Actually, the Supreme Court ruled that it was permissible to ban partial birth abortions, which Bush+GOP Congress did.
Roe v Wade is no longer "absolute."
“Hes spent a lot of time in the jungle and for all anyone knows may have developed a taste for long pig.”
That is what that Sinclair guy said.
I had to read that one several times.
I wouldn’t be surprised if tomorrow Obama came out and declared that everyone should have the right to choose to kill another person if they thought it expedient. I can’t stand this man.
but, but, Obama is a man of faith.
Start by writing a letter to the Catholic Digest, or any other religious publication. I’ve already done so on another issue regarding BHO... to 4 different pubs. Then get a list of parishoners at your church and send them letters informing them of BHO’s position on abortion and other issues. If we can change the mind of even a small percentage of folks, it’s worth a try.