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Obama Forcing Pro-Life Physicians to Perform Abortions?
The Andrea Shea King Show ^ | April 2, 2009 | Andrea Shea King

Posted on 04/02/2009 12:07:19 PM PDT by patriotgal1787

Tonight at 9 pm ET on The Andrea Shea King Show, we'll talk with a pro-life ob-gyn who says Obama intends to force physicians to perform abortions.

The Obama Administration is quietly moving to test Catholic institutions with plans to rescind the US Department of Health and Human Service’s Conscience regulation – a regulation that protects healthcare workers against pressure or intimidation to perform medical procedures that go against their conscience such as abortion or euthanasia.

“The Notre Dame debate surrounding President Obama’s invitation to deliver the commencement address is only the tip of the iceberg for those in the Catholic faith," says Dr. Joe DeCook, retired Ob-Gyn and vice president of AAPLOG, the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

"The administration’s new efforts to overturn the HHS regulation could mandate practices such as abortion or shut down many of the 557 Catholic hospitals around the country that treat millions of US hospital patients.

“Revoking the regulation is the first step in removing a doctor of his or her rights to make a decision based on conscience and as a result placing that decision in the hands of the government. This issue will not only effect faith-based institutions, but could cause a dire situation for the entire medical profession.”

The Obama administration has opened the HHS regulation – also known as “conscience clause” – for public comment until April 9, 2009.

Join Dr. Joe DeCook and me tonight at 9 ET. Link to the program here.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; bho44; bhoabortion; conscienceclause; foca; obama; prolifephysicians

1 posted on 04/02/2009 12:07:19 PM PDT by patriotgal1787
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To: patriotgal1787

BTT


2 posted on 04/02/2009 12:08:04 PM PDT by Nachum (the complete list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: patriotgal1787

How about doing a procedure where the doctor thinks the risks outweigh the benefits? As in ver 99% of cases carying a pregnancy to term is far safer then having an abortion.


3 posted on 04/02/2009 12:12:07 PM PDT by LukeL (Yasser Arafat: "I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize")
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To: patriotgal1787

A mistake is considered an error in math. A baby is not a mistake.


4 posted on 04/02/2009 12:12:30 PM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: patriotgal1787
“The administration’s new efforts to overturn the HHS regulation could mandate practices such as abortion or shut down many of the 557 Catholic hospitals around the country that treat millions of US hospital patients.”

I don't understand why Notre Dame wants to invite Obama to give their commencement speech. Do they want to see Catholic doctors forced to perform abortions and Catholic hospitals shut down?

5 posted on 04/02/2009 12:14:32 PM PDT by detective
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To: SkyDancer

A baby is a punishment according to Obama.


6 posted on 04/02/2009 12:15:27 PM PDT by goldi
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To: patriotgal1787

So who says living in a dictatorship isn’t fun!


7 posted on 04/02/2009 12:16:14 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: patriotgal1787

That would make this Administration accessory to the crime of murder.


8 posted on 04/02/2009 12:16:21 PM PDT by LiteKeeper (When do the impeachment proceedings begin?)
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To: LukeL

And I’ll predict that if you presented this to an avg 0bama supporter, they’d simply deny that it’s true.


9 posted on 04/02/2009 12:17:32 PM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, Bowman later)
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To: detective

They’ve fallen under Satan’s siren song of “social justice”.


10 posted on 04/02/2009 12:18:27 PM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, Bowman later)
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To: MrB

Heck, since Obama (and every baby-murdering Democrat) has promised that abortion will be rare, what’s to worry about? /sarc

Zero makes me ill.


11 posted on 04/02/2009 12:20:34 PM PDT by NewHampshireDuo (Earth - Taking care of itself since 4.6 billion BC)
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To: patriotgal1787

Catholic hospitals and medical services should simply shut down ALL OBGYN and maternity.


12 posted on 04/02/2009 12:22:05 PM PDT by xtinct ("There's a sucker born every minute." P.T. Barnum)
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To: xtinct

Catholic hospitals and medical services should simply shut down ALL OBGYN and maternity.
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No. That would hurt the babies and mothers.

The Doctors must stand up.


13 posted on 04/02/2009 12:26:25 PM PDT by unkus
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To: unkus

I agree. The church and Catholics must defy Obama. If a test is what Hussein wants, give it to him. He has a glass jaw.


14 posted on 04/02/2009 12:32:25 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: Dapper 26

I agree. The church and Catholics must defy Obama. If a test is what Hussein wants, give it to him. He has a glass jaw.
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Then the Catholics who voted for this evil will have to choose a side!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


15 posted on 04/02/2009 12:35:41 PM PDT by unkus
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To: unkus

Exactly. Catholic Obama supporters want it both ways. They voted for Obama for non religious reasons but failed or refused to consider the darker side of Hussein. Actually, I’m glad for this showdown. It’s time to separate Catholics from the make believers.


16 posted on 04/02/2009 12:40:25 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: Dapper 26

I agree.

I think the best way to resist this evil is, well, to resist it - by absolutely defying it.


17 posted on 04/02/2009 12:42:08 PM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, Bowman later)
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To: Dapper 26

We should add: So-called Christians, too.

I’m glad for the showdown, too.

I remember Mother Teresa spoke on the evils of abortion at a National Prayer Breakfast and made the Clintons literally squirm in their chairs.


18 posted on 04/02/2009 12:44:19 PM PDT by unkus
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To: patriotgal1787

BTTT


19 posted on 04/02/2009 12:45:08 PM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: patriotgal1787
HHS Comment Page for This Regulation

Click on "Send a Comment" to submit your comments.

I hope the link doesn't "time out", I found it in a search. If so, the website is Regulations.gov and then do a search for "Conscience", then choose "HHS" for the agency and it should take you to the page linked above.

Let's turn their trial balloon a lead one!

20 posted on 04/02/2009 12:47:01 PM PDT by ravingnutter
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To: patriotgal1787
Considering that most ob/gyns are pro-life, since it's hard to care for unborn babies and then deliver the same babies a few weeks or months later without seeing them as precious human lives, the headline should read:

Obama Forcing all Pro-Life Physicians to Retire, Resulting in Critical Shortage of Doctors.

21 posted on 04/02/2009 12:52:36 PM PDT by TurtleUp (Turtle up: cancel optional spending until 2012, and boycott TARP/stimulus companies forever!)
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To: LiteKeeper

That would make this Administration accessory to the crime of murder.
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Since every president since 1973 has governed a nation in which abortion is legal, are they all accessories to murder, or just Obama?


22 posted on 04/02/2009 12:53:41 PM PDT by dmz
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To: patriotgal1787

Yes, much as he hates to do it, Obama is too busy to do them himself.


23 posted on 04/02/2009 1:05:57 PM PDT by freedomfiter2
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To: patriotgal1787

I am honestly puzzled about something. Who is pushing for the repeal of the conscience clause? Abortion is a cash cow for Planned Parenthood. Why in the world would they want abortions available in every hospital? Who is behind this?


24 posted on 04/02/2009 1:14:40 PM PDT by Mangia E Statti Zitto
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To: patriotgal1787

Yes, that is what he will do. He has absolutely no respect for the consciences of normal people. He will do nothing to anger the fang-toothed feminazis.


25 posted on 04/02/2009 1:23:59 PM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (liberalism is a progressive, degenerative disease of the mind.)
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To: patriotgal1787

From Inside Catholic:
http://insidecatholic.com/Joomla/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5727&Itemid=80

On a cool and rainy afternoon last week, Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde visited Virginia’s Democratic Sens. James Webb and Mark Warner to demonstrate Catholic opposition to the Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA) and any similar legislation. . . .

They brought 189,000 postcards that were the result of participation in a nationwide campaign by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to prevent the passage of FOCA. The local effort was coordinated by the diocesan Respect Life Office. The two senators received approximately 63,000 cards each while U.S. Reps. Gerald Connolly, Jim Moran, Frank Wolf, Bob Goodlatte, Eric Cantor and Rob Wittman will split the remaining 63,000.

The bishops state that FOCA goes far beyond even Roe v. Wade in allowing and promoting abortion, and would lead to the elimination of informed consent laws, partial birth-abortion bans, abortion clinic regulations and conscience protection laws.


26 posted on 04/02/2009 1:24:06 PM PDT by patriotgal1787 ("The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing" - Edmund Burke)
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If the Conscience Rule was issued during the last days of the Bush administration, and didn't become effective until the day of Obama’s inauguration, what did they do before it was issued?
27 posted on 04/02/2009 1:35:35 PM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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To: patriotgal1787
I hope that all people of faith who voted for Obama realize that actions have consequences.

Wouldn't it be ironic if rather than St. Peter, all the aborted babies were at the Pearly Gates, deciding who enters and who doesn't.

28 posted on 04/02/2009 1:57:43 PM PDT by Sergio (If a tree fell on a mime in the forest, would he make a sound?)
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To: dmz

They all are, to one degree or another. And certainly the most culpable are the Supremes who made up this ruling with absolutely no legal or Constitutional precedent!


29 posted on 04/02/2009 2:23:58 PM PDT by LiteKeeper (When do the impeachment proceedings begin?)
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To: Mangia E Statti Zitto

“I am honestly puzzled about something. Who is pushing for the repeal of the conscience clause? Abortion is a cash cow for Planned Parenthood. Why in the world would they want abortions available in every hospital? Who is behind this?”

The simple answer is that the people within Planned Parenthood aren’t motivated by greed, they truly BELIEVE that what they are doing is a noble and virtuous cause. Too them, abortions are a sacrament. Whatever increases the number of abortions is a good thing.

Think about it, the only rational explanation for the self contradictory behaviors of the left is that supernatural evil exists and that there are people who have sworn an allegiance to it.

For example, NOW gives Islam a pass on the abuse of women because Islam and NOW are both on the same team. People who call lies truth and call truth lies all serve a common master.

“Who is behind this?”

Satan, the father of lies.


30 posted on 04/02/2009 3:01:36 PM PDT by UnChained
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To: Mangia E Statti Zitto
I am honestly puzzled about something. Who is pushing for the repeal of the conscience clause? Abortion is a cash cow for Planned Parenthood. Why in the world would they want abortions available in every hospital? Who is behind this?

You need to read up on Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood.

Money is NOT the motive; eugenics is the motive.

Ms. Sanger's goal was the elimination of "undesirables" in the gene pool

"We should hire three or four colored ministers, preferably with social-service backgrounds, and with engaging personalities. The most successful educational approach to the Negro is through a religious appeal. We don't want the word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population, and the minister is the man who can straighten out that idea if it ever occurs to any of their more rebellious members."

-- Margaret Sanger's December 19, 1939 letter to Dr. Clarence Gamble, 255Adams Street, Milton, Massachusetts. Original source: Sophia SmithCollection, Smith College, North Hampton, Massachusetts. Also described inLinda Gordon's Woman's Body, Woman's Right: A Social History of BirthControl in America . New York: Grossman Publishers, 1976.

"The third group [of society] are those irresponsible and reckless ones having little regard for the consequences of their acts, or whose religious scruples prevent their exercising control over their numbers. Many of this group are diseased, feeble-minded, and are of the pauper element dependent upon the normal and fit members of society for their support. There is no doubt in the minds of all thinking people that the procreation of this group should be stopped."

-- Margaret Sanger. Speech quoted in Birth Control: What It Is, How ItWorks, What It Will Do. The Proceedings of the First American BirthControl Conference . Held at the Hotel Plaza, New York City, November 11-12, 1921. Published by the Birth Control Review , Gothic Press, pages 172and 174.

Planned Parenthood (and the "pro-choice" movement) is about reducing or eliminating the "undesirable elements" of our population.

She is a kindred spirit with Adolph Hitler. That's not an exaggeration.

31 posted on 04/02/2009 3:13:57 PM PDT by TChris (There is no freedom without the possibility of failure.)
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To: goldi

And look at him.... a mistake, a white trash whore mother who laid down with the town drunk!


32 posted on 04/03/2009 6:47:07 AM PDT by freebird5850 (O-Bomba is not the Messia. Jesus was a carpenter and could build a cabinet!)
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