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Barack Obamaís Sole Article in Harvard Law Review Promotes Abortion
Life News ^ | 8/22/08 | Steven Ertelt

Posted on 03/07/2012 12:49:16 PM PST by buffyt

Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) – How strongly does Barack Obama believe in unlimited abortions? Strongly enough that the only article he wrote for the Harvard Law Review while he was a law school student talked about how fervently believed in legalized abortion. Obama’s name wasn’t attached to any other legal scholarship during the time.

In an article unearthed by the Politico web site, Obama, as the president of the Harvard Law Review, wrote an unsigned article touting abortion.

The web site says the article comes in at six pages and is contained in the third volume of the 1990 Harvard Law Review.

In the work, Obama considered a parenthetical abortion issue — whether unborn children have a legal right to sue their mothers for damage sustained during pregnancy, from such things as alcohol or illegal drugs.

Obama says no and writes supportively of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case and another from the Illinois Supreme Court saying no such right exists.

According to Politico, Obama wrote: "[T]he case raises the broader policy and constitutional considerations that argue against using civil liability to control the behavior of pregnant women."

In a discussion of abortion itself, Obama wrote that government has more important business than "ensuring that any particular fetus is born."

He also decried any limits on abortion, saying the government has an interest in "preventing increasing numbers of children from being born in to lives of pain and despair."

Politico said the Obama campaign confirmed the pro-abortion presidential candidate wrote the piece in question and that it was one of the typical articles law students would write briefing and opining on federal and state court decisions.

In an email to the web site, Obama spokesman Ben LaBolt also confirmed that Obama "remains committed to" the sentiments he expressed in the piece.

Obama’s article is on page 823 of Volume 103 of the Harvard Law Review and would likely be located in larger public libraries and databases that chronicle legal articles in scholarly publications.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathcult; deatheaters; eugenics; lifehate; obama; obamatruthfile; obamunism; peoplehate; populationcontrol
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Sean Hannity will be playing a video of Obama during college days on his show tonight. One of the videos Andrew Breitbart mentioned in his CPAC speech
1 posted on 03/07/2012 12:49:28 PM PST by buffyt
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I am trying to find anything Obama wrote when he was in college. I know his college writings have been sealed. What is he hiding? We already know he is a Marxist.


2 posted on 03/07/2012 12:52:14 PM PST by buffyt (Abortion is murder of a human life!)
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To: buffyt
http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2008/08/barack-obamas-h.html

Obama’s Harvard Law Review case comment is linked at the website above.

3 posted on 03/07/2012 12:59:22 PM PST by riverdawg
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To: buffyt

Obama is “all in” on killing babies .... before, during, and after birth.


4 posted on 03/07/2012 1:01:04 PM PST by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: buffyt

Two things. Politico “unearthed” this Obama’s paper? That’s a surprise. And Obama’s only paper at Harvard is only 6 pages long? Come on... I was writing 6 page reports in grade school. How can anyone graduate Harvard, much less any college, by writing a tiny 6 page paper? Something is fishy...


5 posted on 03/07/2012 1:02:00 PM PST by avacado
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To: buffyt

I don’t believe in abortion under ANY circumstances but I wish o’bastard’s mother did!


6 posted on 03/07/2012 1:02:17 PM PST by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: buffyt

I’ve been published in Law Reviews three times. I have never heard of a six page law review paper, article, comment, note or otherwise.

If this is true, this is such a joke.


7 posted on 03/07/2012 1:02:27 PM PST by disraeligears (How was the CREAM Madison Square Garden Concert?)
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To: buffyt

“preventing increasing numbers of children from being born in to lives of pain and despair.”

A completely inappropriate statement to make in a law review note. Why am I not surprised?


8 posted on 03/07/2012 1:06:20 PM PST by jagusafr ("Write in Palin and prepare for war...")
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To: jagusafr

I looked at the article myself. Backing out the extensive footnote scribbling, it is about 3 and 1/2 pages long. Could have been written over a weekend, and this guy was the Editor?


9 posted on 03/07/2012 1:09:42 PM PST by disraeligears (How was the CREAM Madison Square Garden Concert?)
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To: disraeligears

and Ralphie got a C for writing about a Red Ryder r Rifle would make a good Christmas present?


10 posted on 03/07/2012 1:10:25 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: buffyt
In a discussion of abortion itself, Obama wrote that government has more important business than "ensuring that any particular fetus is born."

In Obama's case, the important business would be destroying the country via the government.

11 posted on 03/07/2012 1:11:57 PM PST by Major Matt Mason (The Chicago Way isn't the American Way.)
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To: jagusafr

“A completely inappropriate statement to make in a law review note. Why am I not surprised?”

Clearly you are not intelligent enough to recognize the brilliant mind that had to be behind writing such a statement! He was obviously showing off his superior intellect by inserting poor grammar AND personal opinions into a legal document so that the little people would be impressed! Sorry that it went over your head! /sarc/


12 posted on 03/07/2012 1:13:09 PM PST by VikingMom (I may not know what the future holds but I know who holds the future!)
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To: buffyt

I wonder if his daughters have any idea how lucky they are to be alive?


13 posted on 03/07/2012 1:13:56 PM PST by Future Snake Eater (Don't stop. Keep moving!)
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To: Future Snake Eater

I’ve wondered more than once if they are actually his. . .


14 posted on 03/07/2012 1:18:46 PM PST by doberville
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To: buffyt
In a discussion of abortion itself, Obama wrote that government has more important business than "ensuring that any particular fetus is born."

So, Obama's vision of gov't is that it is not dedicated to life.

In other words, if you want to kill your child, if a terrorist kills your child or if an illegal alien kills your child, the gov't has no role in ensuring that child's life is saved.

15 posted on 03/07/2012 1:23:59 PM PST by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: buffyt

What is he hiding? Probably nothing, as in he did only the minimum necessary, and there’s just not much there there.


16 posted on 03/07/2012 1:25:33 PM PST by SuzyQue
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To: buffyt
In an article unearthed by the Politico web site, Obama, as the president of the Harvard Law Review, wrote an unsigned article touting abortion.

Politico is an arm of the Dem party. I am sure this is a coordinated leak to help Obama with the women's vote. The Fluke case was just a setup to help Obama's flagging appeal to women.

17 posted on 03/07/2012 1:28:05 PM PST by kabar
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To: avacado

This is the only article Obama wrote for the Harvard Law Review. We don’t know what other papers he wrote while a student at the school.


18 posted on 03/07/2012 1:30:51 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: doberville

So have I.


19 posted on 03/07/2012 1:31:36 PM PST by w4women (A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.)
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To: buffyt

LOL - the Obama wh is doing damage control and trying to get ahead of this through its surrogates in the msm


20 posted on 03/07/2012 1:32:24 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: buffyt

if that clown writes the same way he talks, sans teleprompter, there is no way that he actually wrote anything. The man is a moron, pure and simple.


21 posted on 03/07/2012 1:33:59 PM PST by qaz123
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To: buffyt

Ubama sounds like somebody who wishes he was aborted.


22 posted on 03/07/2012 1:34:25 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: disraeligears

Who cares about 6 pages!

The content of this is horryfying!

The implications of what he is advocating is pure communist evil!


23 posted on 03/07/2012 1:37:34 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: doberville
I’ve wondered more than once if they are actually his. . .

I don't think his wife knows if they're actually hers!

24 posted on 03/07/2012 1:43:46 PM PST by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: buffyt

bttt


25 posted on 03/07/2012 1:43:53 PM PST by advertising guy (Sarah just got wet..........game on boys.)
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To: buffyt

So I guess opining about abortion issues really isn’t above his pay grade at all....hmmm?


26 posted on 03/07/2012 1:44:24 PM PST by Ethrane ("obsta principiis")
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To: buffyt
We already know he is a Marxist

Yeah, we do. But, try informing your average sheeperal of this fact, and they'll dismiss you as some sort of "kook" or "birther" or, most likely, a "racist".
They can do this, until you stick some undeniable evidence under their nose. BO & company doesn't want this undeniable evidence to be available.

27 posted on 03/07/2012 1:49:08 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: MissMagnolia

“...Obama is “all in” on killing babies .... before, during, and after birth....”

If he feels so strongly about abortion, why doesn’t he lead by example.


28 posted on 03/07/2012 1:51:53 PM PST by NCC-1701 (In Memphis on January 20, 2009, pump price were $1.49. We all know what happened after that.)
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To: NCC-1701

BTW, I say that about anyone that feels so strongly about abortion. Have been doing it for years.


29 posted on 03/07/2012 1:52:44 PM PST by NCC-1701 (In Memphis on January 20, 2009, pump price were $1.49. We all know what happened after that.)
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To: avacado
“Unearthed” and “Unsigned” even though he may think those
things I didn't read the paper so not sure what is in it we all know Obam loves all Abortion. I think it sounds like bait to me put out by Politico to force a gotcha moment on Republicans just my two cents.
30 posted on 03/07/2012 1:56:42 PM PST by funfan (and his crew)
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To: doberville
That's funny I have thought the same. I feel like they a rent a kids for campaign purposes.
31 posted on 03/07/2012 1:58:53 PM PST by funfan (and his crew)
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To: MrB

So according to Obama its the govt who determines what babies will have a good life or not and that is how we are supposed to determine births?

This psycho is an evil F%$^^&!


32 posted on 03/07/2012 2:00:04 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: buffyt
For someone the left claims is so brilliant, there sure isn't much written evidence.

There will never ever be an "Obama, in his own hand"



Reagan, In His Own Hand: The Writings of Ronald Reagan that Reveal His Revolutionary Vision for America

33 posted on 03/07/2012 2:02:34 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: jagusafr
He also decried any limits on abortion, saying the government has an interest in "preventing increasing numbers of children from being born in to lives of pain and despair."

There's something in the above comment that feels sad. Almost like he's coming from a place of his own pain. Anyone else read it this way?

34 posted on 03/07/2012 2:07:51 PM PST by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex¬óburied stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: NCC-1701

Yeah, he can self-abort & prematurely terminate his presidency.


35 posted on 03/07/2012 2:08:21 PM PST by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: buffyt
..........In an article unearthed by the Politico web site, Obama, as the president of the Harvard Law Review, wrote an unsigned article touting abortion..............

What am I missing in this article? How is it known that obama wrote this?

36 posted on 03/07/2012 2:08:33 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: buffyt

Yep, sump’n aint add’n up here.


37 posted on 03/07/2012 2:33:24 PM PST by Leep (Dueling tag lines=don't worry,you'll be a vegetable guy soon<>It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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To: disraeligears

“I’ve been published in Law Reviews three times. I have never heard of a six page law review paper, article, comment, note or otherwise.

If this is true, this is such a joke.”

THIS! Totally! I’ve also been published in law reviews multiple times, and the shortest article was 32 pages with over 200 footnotes. This many is a fraud on every level.


38 posted on 03/07/2012 2:38:03 PM PST by alphadoggie
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To: buffyt
In a discussion of abortion itself, Obama wrote that government has more important business than "ensuring that any particular fetus is born."

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

Evidently, some evidence is more evident than others.

39 posted on 03/07/2012 2:46:57 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: buffyt
... government has more important business than "ensuring that any particular fetus is born."

Oh?

Then why is LIFE the first item on the list?

40 posted on 03/07/2012 2:48:31 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: buffyt

Yet another smoke screen/distraction..? Its hard to tell because the last 3+ years have lies on lies.


41 posted on 03/07/2012 2:48:54 PM PST by Leep (Dueling tag lines=don't worry,you'll be a vegetable guy soon<>It's gonna be a Newt day!)
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... why is LIFE the first item on the list?

Ok; I'll tell you:

Without LIFE the others really don't amount to much.

42 posted on 03/07/2012 2:50:02 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: buffyt

His argument is very poor, and he simply characterizes alternatives to his view as “dubious” or “ill-conceived.” That is mere name-calling, and not principled or factual argument.


43 posted on 03/07/2012 2:54:44 PM PST by docbnj
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To: Lancey Howard

My thoughts exactly. This could explain the apologies to other countries, his reasons for allowing gas to go higher (Rush spoke of the guilt of using more than our fair share), and his thoughts on abortion. He apparently feels guilty about his existence, American existence, his mother not able to obtain a legal abortion. This is not way to go around in life, and of course it makes it dangerous for all the rest of us too.


44 posted on 03/07/2012 2:57:00 PM PST by taterjay
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To: buffyt

He also decried any limits on abortion, saying the government has an interest in “preventing increasing numbers of children from being born in to lives of pain and despair.”


Like his.


45 posted on 03/07/2012 3:00:24 PM PST by Yaelle (Santorum 2012 - we need a STEADY conservative President)
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To: kabar

Yes, one suspects that this is perhaps a diversion from some other things that may have been written for him (or maybe even that he wrote).


46 posted on 03/07/2012 3:20:57 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: New Jersey Realist; xzins; wagglebee
I don’t believe in abortion under ANY circumstances but I wish o’bastard’s mother did!

I'm sure she did believe in abortion. Only it was illegal in 1961. If Roe v. Wade had been decided in 1960, Obama would have been properly disposed of as medical waste.

47 posted on 03/07/2012 3:24:35 PM PST by P-Marlowe
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To: taterjay

Obama sees things in terms of a Third World socialist. His father was an African Marxist and his mother a leftist skank. Nothing in his background or experience - far left community organizer, 20 years with the hate-monger Pastor Wright, close friendship with terrorist Bill Ayers, shady real estate deal with Syrian (now jailed) swindler Tony Rezko, associations with Louis Farrakhan and black militants - makes him a real American in terms of values or world view. Obama spent 150 days in the U.S. Senate, about 120 of them campaigning. He spent a few years in the Illinois state legislature voting “present.” Never has America been so poorly led. It’s like the nation committed “suicide by stupidity”.


48 posted on 03/07/2012 3:24:44 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

Obama sees things in terms of a Third World socialist. His father was an African Marxist and his mother a leftist skank.

Correction.......leftist fluke


49 posted on 03/07/2012 3:27:14 PM PST by Toespi
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To: onyx; STARWISE; maggief; b9; conservativejoy

mmm mmm mmm
Can’t help but think:
Look what Breitbart started!


50 posted on 03/07/2012 3:37:05 PM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God and Sarah, the Gipper and Newt will be standing next to you.)
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