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.
Wonder if they are going to have a prayer.
reminder..if you dont have cable or are at work you can watch this on www.blinkotv.com
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)
His face says, "Whatever...."
Buzz it up at:
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.
Me too! My first thought when reading the headline was, how wonderful. Not that she was arrested, but that she was willing.
homey looks to be eatin well, and possibly a little constipated...
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.
Speaking of Sandra Cano of Jane Doe v. Bolton, her affidavit:
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.
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...
I ain’t talking to THAT hand. No sireeebob!
Exactly! God probably smiles at all converts.
“Big Media buries this story while Free Republic puts this story in Breaking News.”
LMSM doesn’t want this bad publicity for Obama.
No hanging unless the funding dries up!
Do you think it is mostly the wealthy Catholics not that involved in prolife matters who fund Notre Dame?
The LORD bless her. She is brave!
God bless you, Norma.
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.
A full 24 hours and fewer that 50 posts? Am I just delusional? Isn’t this a hugh story?
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!