Skip to comments.Richard Nixon Supported Abortion New Tapes Reveal
Posted on 06/23/2009 2:32:36 PM PDT by wagglebee
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) Although US President Richard Nixon remained silent on the landmark 1973 Supreme Court rulings that legalized abortion on demand, newly released tapes show the disgraced President actually believed legal abortion was necessary in certain cases, such as when the baby was of mixed-race or conceived through rape.
The information has come to light thanks to the Nixon Presidential Library releasing today over 154 hours of tape recordings from the Nixon White House that were recorded in January and February 1973.
Although the quality of the recordings are poor, Nixon and an aide held a conversation recorded on January 23, 1973, discussing that days Supreme Courts decisions in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton.
This in effect shows the Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional state laws on abortion restrictions, Nixon says, adding that any 14-year-old girl who gets knocked up would be able to get an abortion for five dollars.
I know that there are times when abortions are necessary. I know that, Nixon tells an aide, then adding, When you have a black and a white.
The aide interrupts, or for rape, to which Nixon quickly responds, or rape."
However, Nixon and the aide express their reservations for allowing abortion on demand. The aide says it promotes permissiveness and promiscuousness. Nixon replies that it breaks the family.
A chronology of the conversation can be found here
The audio recording containing the Nixon discussion of abortion can be found here
If ever thinking about installing secret recording devices in own office, please remember two words, Richard Nixon.
Nixon’s appointee to the Supreme Court, Harry Blackmun wrote the idiotic opinion in Roe v. Wade. John F. Kennedy’s appointee to the Supreme Court, Byron White wrote the brilliant dissent.
Everyone knows Nixon was a RINO on many issues.
That’s disgusting, especially since I’m mixed race (though I’m half Filipino, half-mixed European).
Why do important people feel the need to record thier conversations?
Richard Nixon also gave us the EPA
Keep this in mind when reading about this ‘revelation’.
“Although the quality of the recordings are poor, “
Richard “We’re all Keynsians” Nixon was the biggest RINO of all. His weak-kneed on-again, off-again management of the Viet Nam war, price controls, abuse of power, etc. paved the way for the horrid Watergate Congress of 1974 and the peanut farmer. He and LBJ did so much to destroy America.
Vanity or paranoia, or maybe both.
He was actually quite moderate by the standards of the day.
The Nixon Library released it!
“Why do important people feel the need to record their conversations?”
LBJ had it put in.
They were going to take it out but failed to for some reason.
No different than Margaret Sanger.....disgusting.
I am not sure if this is true, but Nixon reportedly said that he wasn’t really sure if he was a Democrat or a Republican when he decided to run for office (California congressman, IIRC).
Probably his anti-communist credentials made him a more viable Republican, since the liberals of that time (anti-anti-communists as they have been for a long time) really hated him. He was also running against a pinko named Helen Gahagan Douglas.
Doesn’t matter who released it.
The point that the audio quality is poor leaves the ‘interpretation’ open to question as to what was really said.
He MAY have said ‘black and white’, OR it may be something entirely different.
Of course, knowing Nixon, it probably was. BUT, there’s always the possibility it wasn’t!
uhhhhhh.......ok.....where was I??
So eugenics in the Nixon whitehouse. I’m just shocked. Bigotry and racism seem to find their way into places where it can be hidden for awhile, but the truth has a way of showing up where you least expect it.
There just is no excuse for abortion ever. Rape is not the baby’s fault. Race isn’t either. I don’t understand condoning murder for convenience, or for any other reason. LEAST of all, abortion where every life is innocent.