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African American Pro-Life Leader Tells Barack Obama: No We Can't OK Abortion
Life News ^ | 8/21/08 | Steven Ertelt

Posted on 08/21/2008 4:34:20 PM PDT by wagglebee

Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- An African-American pro-life leader has a message for Barack Obama that plays off on the informal theme that has become a chant at his rallies: No we can't. For Day Gardner, that means the black community can't continue supporting abortion and how it racially targets black Americans.

Gardner has talked before about how abortion businesses unfairly target minority communities and how black women have abortions at much higher rates than white women or Hispanics.

But Gardner says the last straw for her is the recent controversy surrounding Obama's votes in the Illinois legislature against bills that would have protected babies who survive botched abortions.

"Barack Obama is an extremist who, in supporting what amounts to infanticide, would like to see all of us stand idle--twiddling our thumbs as unplanned children, who are born alive, die this terrible death," she told LifeNews.com Thursday.

"We must realize this is definitely part of Mr. Obama's plan for America," Gardner explains. "But it is definitely not mine. In my America, all voices shout, 'No We Can't!' and 'No We Won't!'"

Gardner is also troubled by Obama's refusal to admit that he voted against the Born Alive Infants Protection Act even after his own legislative committee adopted an amendment he now says would have made it possible for him to vote for the bill.

"It's hard to believe that this man who wants to hold the highest office in this land would not only oppose legislation to protect children born alive, but would then lie about it for four years stating that he didn't oppose it," she says.

"For four years, Obama misrepresented his vote, saying that the bill he opposed in the Illinois State Senate was different from the bill that was passed by the U.S. Senate and signed into law by President Bush," she told LifeNews.com.

"Let's understand what opposing this important legislation means," she explains.

"Suppose that a woman goes to an abortion facility for an abortion and by some blessing the child survives--alive. Barack Obama has voted that the abortionist, medical staff, and anyone else in the room should stand by and watch the child die a horrible death--gasping for air--without lifting a finger to help him or her," she said.

Gardner says pro-life advocates have opposed pro-abortion presidential candidates in the past like John Kerry.

However, she points out that Kerry joined with every other member of the Senate in supporting the federal version of the bill that had the same language as the Illinois bill Obama opposed.



TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; abortion; daygardner; election; electionpresident; elections; moralabsolutes; obama; obamatruthfile; prolife
"Barack Obama is an extremist who, in supporting what amounts to infanticide, would like to see all of us stand idle--twiddling our thumbs as unplanned children, who are born alive, die this terrible death," she told LifeNews.com Thursday.

"We must realize this is definitely part of Mr. Obama's plan for America," Gardner explains. "But it is definitely not mine. In my America, all voices shout, 'No We Can't!' and 'No We Won't!'"

Perfectly stated!

1 posted on 08/21/2008 4:34:20 PM PDT by wagglebee
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2 posted on 08/21/2008 4:35:12 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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3 posted on 08/21/2008 4:35:50 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

I’m glad to see blacks and other minorites stand against abortion - it’s devastating and demoralizing them in particular.


4 posted on 08/21/2008 4:37:46 PM PDT by Baladas ((ABBHO))
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To: wagglebee; MHGinTN

Driving a stake through Margaret Sanger’s evil heart PING


5 posted on 08/21/2008 4:48:18 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Baladas

More blacks die in abortuaries EVERY DAY than died from lynchings.


6 posted on 08/21/2008 4:50:02 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Baladas

I don’t think it’s possible for ANY woman who truly has a conscience to not eventually regret killing their child.


8 posted on 08/21/2008 4:55:11 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

The demonic twins of abortion and infanticide are the most powerful issues in a political season. That neither party actually wants to end the two because they are wedge issues will be swept aside in this election. Defeating Obama is going to hing upon driving the reality home that democrats—and particualrly this democrat, Obama— are the party empowering their political capital by defending, supporting and funding abortion. AND some of the abortion providers use the death-by-neglect method to kill, to provide more pristine little cadavers for the tissue harvesters. Evil is the bedfellow of the democrat party. PERIOD.


9 posted on 08/21/2008 4:58:39 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: wagglebee; Hildy

You’ve apparently not run into Hildy at FR. Hildy, meet wagglebee, wagglebee, Sir, meet Hildy.


10 posted on 08/21/2008 4:59:58 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: Baladas

“I’ve never met a black woman under forty who didn’t tell me she’d had an abortion or two.” You might want to ask the moderator to pull that post. ... Either you have met too few black women or you are exaggerating on a topic too serious for such foolishness.


11 posted on 08/21/2008 5:02:23 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: MHGinTN; Hildy

Hildy and I go way back to when I first joined FR. I’d like to think that we’ve agreed to disagree and are satisfied with our present truce. :-)


12 posted on 08/21/2008 5:02:28 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee


Penetrating Insights into the Obvious
13 posted on 08/21/2008 5:09:39 PM PDT by MichaelAsher54
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To: MHGinTN

You get it pulled. That’s been my experience, never said it was yours.


14 posted on 08/21/2008 5:18:26 PM PDT by Baladas ((ABBHO))
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To: wagglebee; antonius

15 posted on 08/21/2008 5:21:58 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: wagglebee

I agree with you. I could never do that. It would haunt me forever.


16 posted on 08/21/2008 5:25:41 PM PDT by patriot08
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To: patriot08

And yet the way the abortionists describe it, a woman should put far more thought into changing her hairstyle than she should put into killing her baby.


17 posted on 08/21/2008 5:30:47 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Baladas

Welcome to FR ... no offense meant.


18 posted on 08/21/2008 5:59:44 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: wagglebee
Progress for me is when you don't play politics with a life....just let it live.

I'm happy to call Day Gardner my sister.

19 posted on 08/22/2008 3:41:11 AM PDT by Earthdweller
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To: wagglebee
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20 posted on 08/22/2008 3:52:57 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: MHGinTN
"The demonic twins of abortion and infanticide are the most powerful issues in a political season."

IMO, they are not twins but the same thing. Abortion is infanticide. Obama wants to take away everyone's guns because some gang bangers in Chicago like to kill each other yet he stands by while millions of innocents are killed each year.
21 posted on 08/22/2008 3:56:17 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: wagglebee
It is an established and verified fact that were it not for Roe there would be fully 1/3 more Black people in America. barack mcgovern has eagerly made himself a major figure in this ongoing genocide. He even wants to kill the miracle babies that survive abortions. He really is no friend to Black America or anyone else either. The man is pure evil.
22 posted on 08/22/2008 5:15:50 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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