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McCorvey among protesters arrested at Notre Dame today (Roe of Roe v Wade)
South Bend Tribune ^ | May 17, 2009 | SANTIAGO FLORES and MARGARET FOSMOE

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 Obama’s invitation to speak here today.

A crowd of protesters is descending on South Bend for Obama’s commencement visit.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; bho44; janeroe; mccorvey; moralabsolutes; notredame; obortion; prolife

1 posted on 05/17/2009 10:02:41 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o
Liberty vs. tyranny! That was the question at America's founding, and the Founders' decision was for liberty. It was expressed in the founding documents and in their writings.

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.

2 posted on 05/17/2009 10:03:26 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: don-o
Note Dame in honoring Obama in law is supporting his viewpoint in law...which is absolutely and radically anti-life.

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.

3 posted on 05/17/2009 10:18:16 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: loveliberty2

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.


4 posted on 05/17/2009 10:20:44 AM PDT by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Private First Class - 1/16/09 - Parris Island, SC)
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To: don-o

God bless Norma McCorvey.


5 posted on 05/17/2009 10:21:53 AM PDT by tioga
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To: don-o

Oh my, I can’t help but think that God is smiling this morning.


6 posted on 05/17/2009 10:29:49 AM PDT by FrogMom (No such thing as an honest democrat!)
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To: don-o

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.


7 posted on 05/17/2009 10:31:58 AM PDT by Faith
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To: Faith

Amen. God bless.


8 posted on 05/17/2009 10:33:56 AM PDT by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Private First Class - 1/16/09 - Parris Island, SC)
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To: don-o
McCorvey among protesters arrested at Notre Dame today

Big Media buries this story while Free Republic puts this story in Breaking News.

Free Republic has it right.

9 posted on 05/17/2009 10:38:53 AM PDT by FreeReign
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To: tioga

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.


10 posted on 05/17/2009 10:42:18 AM PDT by Malacoda (CO(NH2)2 on OBAMA.)
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To: Faith
Please report back to us. May God bless you and all who stand in defense of innocent babies.

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.

11 posted on 05/17/2009 10:55:02 AM PDT by proud2beconservativeinNJ ("In God We Trust")
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To: Malacoda

Right now Fox showing graduate holding her cap up with the baby feet and cross


12 posted on 05/17/2009 10:55:22 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: FreeReign

I think I’ll start a fiction book along that lines ~ jealous moon-bat attempts coup.


14 posted on 05/17/2009 11:00:32 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

Fox saying they have viewed the embargoed speech and their is a lot of talk of abortion in the speech


15 posted on 05/17/2009 11:03:19 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

There will be many such displays.


16 posted on 05/17/2009 11:04:35 AM PDT by big'ol_freeper ([Advocate for] Mitt Romney[?], God help you, but you're on the wrong website ~ Jim Robinson)
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To: big'ol_freeper

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..


17 posted on 05/17/2009 11:06:11 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick
So this Acolyte of the AntiChrist is going to attept to "convert" the crowd at Notre Dame?

That's so typical of Hell's own agents.

Has Jenkins hanged himself yet?

18 posted on 05/17/2009 11:15:07 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: FreeReign; EternalVigilance
Big Media buries this story while Free Republic puts this story in Breaking News.

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.

19 posted on 05/17/2009 11:15:13 AM PDT by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Private First Class - 1/16/09 - Parris Island, SC)
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20 posted on 05/17/2009 11:18:07 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: don-o
Ironic, remaining standing for God Bless America.

Wonder if they are going to have a prayer.

21 posted on 05/17/2009 11:18:47 AM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Free Republic.com baby.)
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To: mware

reminder..if you dont have cable or are at work you can watch this on www.blinkotv.com


22 posted on 05/17/2009 11:22:01 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Jeff Head
Absolutely. Rolling out the red carpet and giving a man a Doctor of Law Honoris Causa as a way to "engage" in "dialog" resembles a star-struck girl giving away her intimate favors as a get-acquainted offer.
23 posted on 05/17/2009 11:31:04 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o
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To: don-o

U.S.President Barack Obama waves as he steps aboard Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base May 17, 2009. Obama is flying to Indiana to attend the Notre Dame University Commencement ceremony. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES POLITICS)


24 posted on 05/17/2009 11:48:59 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed.)
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To: NormsRevenge
Obama waves as he steps aboard Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base May 17, 2009

His face says, "Whatever...."

25 posted on 05/17/2009 12:01:45 PM PDT by SteamShovel (When hope trumps reality, there is no hope at all.)
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To: FreeReign

Buzz it up at:

http://buzz.yahoo.com/article/1:ed48640aa20cb43bfbf9fb94c0fc06e7:1b6c36443f02792c13261d9ca0cf22a8?usc=1


26 posted on 05/17/2009 12:14:02 PM PDT by curth (Sarah Palin 2012 - Saving America)
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To: proud2beconservativeinNJ

I’m back from the pro-life vigil held at a local Catholic Church in Southwest Ohio. We prayed for the truth to be revealed at Notre Dame and across the nation. I am not Catholic, but I believe we can be of one mind and one voice as believers in Jesus Christ as we defend these innocent babies in our nation and throughout the world. Jesus Christ would NEVER choose abortion for His precious creations. I believe that He will use this occasion today as a way to enlighten more and more people who have been apathetic or ignorant about life causes. May His Name be glorified in all the events of this day and may we, His people, called by His Name, humble ourselves and pray for our nation to return to a culture of life.


27 posted on 05/17/2009 12:34:47 PM PDT by Faith
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To: NormsRevenge
Alternate caption...

"Talk to the hand..."

28 posted on 05/17/2009 12:53:25 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: FrogMom

Me too! My first thought when reading the headline was, how wonderful. Not that she was arrested, but that she was willing.


29 posted on 05/17/2009 1:23:16 PM PDT by agrace
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To: Joe 6-pack

homey looks to be eatin well, and possibly a little constipated...


30 posted on 05/17/2009 1:26:08 PM PDT by Gilbo_3 ("JesusChrist 08"...Trust in the Lord......=...LiveFReeOr Die...)
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To: don-o

Roe herself, whose case was a lie pushed by the ACLU types... the same with Sandra Cano of Doe v. Bolton... who was also there.

http://www.2secondsfaster.com/2009/05/the-truth-is-at-notre-dame/comment-page-1/

Speaking of Sandra Cano of Jane Doe v. Bolton, her affidavit:

http://www.eadshome.com/DoeAffidavit.htm

Death started with lies... same beast, different name.

OT: BTW, Fr. Weslin (the older priest arrested on the stretcher), was a 20 year Army vet, who went into the priesthood after his wife was killed in an auto accident (they had adopted two kids back when). He changed his home into a place for pregnant/unwed mothers years ago and has helped many.


31 posted on 05/17/2009 2:09:39 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Appeal to Heaven.)
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To: Faith

God bless you and thanks for your witness.

Indeed, he has this position as Israel of old was tested by Pharoah and Herod. It is time to take a stand.

We know what the Lord says about being lukewarm...


32 posted on 05/17/2009 2:13:11 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Appeal to Heaven.)
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To: NormsRevenge

I ain’t talking to THAT hand. No sireeebob!


33 posted on 05/17/2009 3:30:37 PM PDT by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Private First Class - 1/16/09 - Parris Island, SC)
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To: agrace

Exactly! God probably smiles at all converts.


34 posted on 05/17/2009 3:30:49 PM PDT by FrogMom (No such thing as an honest democrat!)
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To: FreeReign

“Big Media buries this story while Free Republic puts this story in Breaking News.”

LMSM doesn’t want this bad publicity for Obama.


35 posted on 05/17/2009 4:15:15 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Sun

video here

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2252882/posts


36 posted on 05/17/2009 4:18:55 PM PDT by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Private First Class - 1/16/09 - Parris Island, SC)
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To: muawiyah

No hanging unless the funding dries up!


37 posted on 05/17/2009 4:19:05 PM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: Faith

Do you think it is mostly the wealthy Catholics not that involved in prolife matters who fund Notre Dame?


38 posted on 05/17/2009 4:20:13 PM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: don-o

Thanx again!


39 posted on 05/17/2009 4:22:58 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: don-o
Jane Roe was never arrested until she became pro-life.
40 posted on 05/17/2009 5:59:38 PM PDT by cmj328 (Filibuster FOCA or lose reelection)
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To: don-o

The LORD bless her. She is brave!


41 posted on 05/18/2009 2:19:51 AM PDT by Bellflower (The end of this age is near but the beginning of the next glorious one is coming!)
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To: don-o

God bless you, Norma.


42 posted on 05/18/2009 7:23:28 AM PDT by bdeaner (The bread which we break, is it not a participation in the body of Christ? (1 Cor. 10:16))
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To: loveliberty2

What a telling moment when one of the pro life protestors shouted out to Obama “Stop killing babies” and the pro obama crowed chanted back “yes we can”, the annointed one’s standard line.

Yes you can what? Keep killing babies? I wonder if they were aware of how that sounded. Or cared.


43 posted on 05/18/2009 10:36:34 AM PDT by ariamne (Proud shieldmaiden of the infidel--never forget, never forgive 9/11)
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To: All

A full 24 hours and fewer that 50 posts? Am I just delusional? Isn’t this a hugh story?


44 posted on 05/18/2009 12:29:16 PM PDT by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Private First Class - 1/16/09 - Parris Island, SC)
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To: tioga

God bless everyone who was arrested! I am so proud of them. They convict my soul.

It did me good, and made me feel so good to see so many people protesting obama! We are not alone!


45 posted on 05/18/2009 1:39:07 PM PDT by tuckrdout (~ 'Daily example is the most subtle of poisons.' ~)
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