Skip to comments.McCorvey among protesters arrested at Notre Dame today (Roe of Roe v Wade)
Posted on 05/17/2009 10:02:41 AM PDT by don-o
OUTH BEND - Norma McCorvey, a primary figure in the controversial court case Roe v. Wade, and several others have been arrested today on the campus of the University of Notre Dame.
McCorvey, 61, threw her support Friday behind those protesting President Barack Obamas invitation to speak here today.
A crowd of protesters is descending on South Bend for Obamas commencement visit.
The underlying principle at the heart of America's constitutional protections, according to Thomas Jefferson, is declared in these words:
"The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time: the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them."
Life and liberty, therefore, once "endowed" by the "Creator," are inseparable and "unalienable." Thus, the first claim asserted by America's Founders was to an inherent, "Creator-endowed," unalienable and inseparable right to life and liberty which is prior to the right of any other being's determination (including the woman whose body houses the developing child).
If rights came to us by "grants" from individuals or collections of individuals (judges, legislators, or the executive branch), then the consequence of that idea would be that those rights would be "alienable"--an idea in opposition to the Declaration and the Constitution's goal of securing the "Blessings of Liberty."
Hopefully, more and more Americans will come to realize that "ideas have consequences." In the society, once the concept is accepted that life and liberty are not inherent and derived from the Creator, but by permission (grant) of individuals or government, then no person's life and liberty is secure at any point.
The question being highlighted by today's events at Notre Dame is crucial to the preservation of liberty for all citizens--not just those in the womb.
Honoring OBama in this thing is not engaging him, it is capitualting to him and his views. Capitualtion on fundamental moral principle...on innocent life...is evil.
This woman has come to understand this, as does Keyes, as does Weslin, as do miliioons and millions more.
This is "good ground" to fight on.
The woman whose case led to Roe v Wade which overturned all state laws regarding abortion has been arrested standing in solidarity with the Christian faith and unborn children. May this be the “Rosa Parks moment” for the pro-life movement.
God bless Norma McCorvey.
Oh my, I can’t help but think that God is smiling this morning.
Leaving in a few minutes to attend a pro-life vigil in support of the Notre Dame students who are protesting. May God bless all who stand in defense of the innocent babies and may He bring good from this entire situation.
Amen. God bless.
Big Media buries this story while Free Republic puts this story in Breaking News.
Free Republic has it right.
He has — by helping her see the error of her ways, and allowing her to do His work as she redeems herself. He will continue to do so.
For too long, the truth about abortion has been hidden. The graphic approach may be "uncivilized" and uncomfortable for some, but I believe it is undeniable. The truth makes it harder to be (pro-choice PC) pro-abortion.
Right now Fox showing graduate holding her cap up with the baby feet and cross
I think I’ll start a fiction book along that lines ~ jealous moon-bat attempts coup.
Fox saying they have viewed the embargoed speech and their is a lot of talk of abortion in the speech
There will be many such displays.
That was from an interview outside. Wallace just did a pan of inside and says he can’t see any of the cross and feet. Some kids of buildings on their caps like..red barns..
That's so typical of Hell's own agents.
Has Jenkins hanged himself yet?
Eternal Vigilance (and the AIP) on the Live Thread had it in real time. I was out at the 2 o'clock hour thinking to hear McCorvey mentioned. Nope.
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