Skip to comments.Obama Facing Attacks From All Sides Over Abortion Record
Posted on 08/19/2008 10:45:11 AM PDT by presidio9
When it comes to his abortion record in Illinois, Senator Obama is taking flak from all sides.
First, Senator Clinton accused him of lacking political backbone in voting "present" on a bill that, according to abortion rights advocates, undermined the landmark Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade. Now abortion foes are targeting him from the right over the same question: They say his opposition to legislation aimed at protecting infants born alive after a botched abortion demonstrates his extremism on the flash point social issue.
The conservative attacks have intensified in recent days, with opponents of legalized abortion sending out missives against Mr. Obama and a YouTube video circulating that casts his position on abortion as more extreme than even the most stalwart supporters of a woman's right to choose, including Mrs. Clinton and Senator Kennedy of Massachusetts.
The presumptive Democratic nominee responded sharply in an interview Saturday night with the Christian Broadcast Network, saying anti-abortion groups were "lying" about his record.
"They have not been telling the truth," Mr. Obama said. "And I hate to say that people are lying, but here's a situation where folks are lying."
He added that it was "ridiculous"
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Wow. Mighty ballsey for B. Hussein to tell a VFW crowd that McCain was a liar. Wonder how that went over.
It’s OK, McCain will help him out by selecting a pro choise VP.
Of course. Those babies are perfectly capable of taking care of themselves.
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