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Good play on words for Obama to appear "pragmatic" and "moderate" on this issue...not "my highest legislative priority" doesn't mean not a priority. Ugh.
1 posted on 04/29/2009 9:59:01 PM PDT by cdchik123
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Waiting for marriage has only failed once in history.


2 posted on 04/29/2009 10:00:59 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Beat a better path, and the world will build a mousetrap at your door.)
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Obama is feeling the heat.


3 posted on 04/29/2009 10:03:39 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Beat a better path, and the world will build a mousetrap at your door.)
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"The Freedom of Choice Act is not my highest legislative priority," Obama said.

So that means it's your second highest, right?

4 posted on 04/29/2009 10:05:30 PM PDT by BlessedBeGod (Obama's not the anti-Christ, but is making the way for him as John the Baptist did for Jesus.)
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Translation: I can’t get this enacted through legal means without alienating the public and the courts.


5 posted on 04/29/2009 10:07:18 PM PDT by dr_who
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Of course when he was talking to Planned Deadbabyhood a few months ago, he said that FOCA was his highest priority.

Which proves that he can't be trusted, no matter what he says.

6 posted on 04/29/2009 10:07:52 PM PDT by Campion ("President Barack Obama" is an anagram for "An Arab-backed Imposter")
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To: cdchik123

Simply lip service to calm down the Notre Dame issue. Probably delayed until after the graduation exercise.


7 posted on 04/29/2009 10:08:16 PM PDT by the_Watchman
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“The most important thing we can do is to tamp down some of the anger surrounding the issue to focus on those areas we can agree on.”

What exactly does that mean? Now in addition to removing our Constitutional right to express our opinions about homosexuality (but only if those opinions are not that it’s the greatest think since sliced bread), are we going to outlaw discussions on abortion as well? Will it be a hate crime to say something like “life begins at conception” because it’s violating the rights of women to control their own bodies?

What anger is he talking about? All the screaming, violence and hysteria is on the baby-killing side. Or maybe Obama has in mind those 324,000 people who have signed a petition for him to not speak and Notre Dame, based on his pro-death views?


8 posted on 04/29/2009 10:08:45 PM PDT by baa39
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"Women are in a better position to make those decisions … than members of Congress or the president of the United States."

Murdering a human is like deciding what color dress to wear to the prom...decisions decisions. Freddie Kruger would approve of the callousness that these heartless borgs are instilling in our society.

10 posted on 04/29/2009 10:14:31 PM PDT by Earthdweller (Socialism makes you feel better about oppressing people.....)
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"He said people on the pro-choice side are mistaken when they say abortion is merely "about women's freedom" without recognizing any other considerations."

That's the one thing obama's got right. It's not just about women's freedom.

It's about the child's right to life.



12 posted on 04/29/2009 10:26:40 PM PDT by GloriaJane (http://www.last.fm/music/Gloria+Jane)
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So, if women WEREN’T “taking this decision seriously,” he WOULDN’T be “pro-choice?”

“Women take this seriously...” Irrelevant. Bank robbers take robbing banks seriously.

This is one of the stock Straw Men of the baby-killers. I.e., if you are pro-life, you are demeaning women; you are implying that women are flighty, shallow, irresponsible flibbertigibbets. You sexist!

And that “focus on the areas we agree on” crap. In other words: “We HAVE legal abortion. Those who oppose legal abortion should shut up. Look, a squirrel!”


13 posted on 04/29/2009 10:32:12 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan (If Bishop D'Arcy finds out a priest is molesting kids, he will boycott the parish's Fall Supper!!!)
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Abortion bill not top priority -- Obama

Of course not. As so many of our fellow FReepers are correctly stating, Obama can't waste this breakout of "Swine Flu" as a opportunity to seize and nationalize our healthcare system.

He can order "mandatory abortions" anytime he likes after that...

16 posted on 04/30/2009 2:14:02 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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Funny what a deceitful person will say when they don’t want to get booted from speaking at Notre Dame! Go to YouTube and replay his speech to Planned Parenthood wherein he says the first thing he would do is sign the Freedom of Choice Act. Which one is true? Wait until after the May 17th commencement at Notre Dame and see what a priority it is. His backpeddling now has it’s purpose.


17 posted on 04/30/2009 4:24:10 AM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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Paterson criticizes gay marriage opponents
The Citizen | April 29, 2009 | AP
Posted on 04/29/2009 6:57:32 PM PDT by Kudsman
Edited on 04/29/2009 8:02:36 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2240932/posts


19 posted on 04/30/2009 9:09:26 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...
Above His Pay Grade dep't:
At his third prime-time news conference since assuming office 100 days ago, Obama said people on both sides of the issue must recognize abortion is both a moral and an ethical issue. He said people on the pro-choice side are mistaken when they say abortion is merely "about women's freedom" without recognizing any other considerations. "I'm pro-choice because I don't think women take that issue casually," he said. "Women are in a better position to make those decisions ... than members of Congress or the president of the United States." Obama said energy would be better spend in coming up with ways of reducing the number of unwanted pregnancies, especially teen pregnancies. "The Freedom of Choice Act is not my highest legislative priority," Obama said. "The most important thing we can do is to tamp down some of the anger surrounding the issue to focus on those areas we can agree on."

20 posted on 04/30/2009 9:11:09 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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