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We Applaud the Republican Platform: No 'Abortion Rights', Only a Right to Life
Catholic Online ^ | 8/22/12 | Deacon Keith Fournier

Posted on 08/21/2012 7:34:34 PM PDT by tcg

...Platform is clear: "Faithful to the 'self-evident' truths enshrined in the Declaration of Independence, we assert the sanctity of human life and affirm that the unborn child has a fundamental individual right to life which cannot be infringed. We support a human life amendment to the Constitution and endorse legislation to make clear that the Fourteenth Amendment's protections apply to unborn children."

... opponents of the fundamental Human Right to Life of our youngest neighbors in the first home of the human race control much of the media. So, this heroic action by the Republican Platform Committee is reported in much of the Press as a "rejection of abortion rights".

In addition, the members of the platform committee who voted to defend the Natural Law Right to life of these children are labeled by "reporters" such as CNN's Ashley Bansfield as members of the "very far-right wing of the party." Since when is the defense of fundamental human rights a matter of being "very far right wing"?

...The Republican Platform committee did the correct thing. They should be applauded. Sadly, the platform committee of the Democratic Party rejected meager efforts by Pro-Life members to even make room in their platform for those who disagree with their rejection of the Right to Life in their meeting earlier this month in Detroit.

The members of the media I refer to do not report with verbal integrity. They are more like ministers of propaganda than reporters. They use deadly loaded language. They promote the lie that there can ever be a "right" to kill children in the womb when they use language such as "abortion rights". Such loaded language is an example of Orwellian "New Speak". It obscures the insidious nature of an evil which is rotting our culture from the inside out...

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012rncplatform; abortion; catholicvote; fournier; prolife; prolifevote; republicanplatform; romneyryan
I heard CNN's Wolf Blitzer interview Reince Priebus, the Chairman of the Republican National Committee, on Tuesday evening. Throughout the interview Blitzer used that phrase now touted regularly by these ministers of propaganda disguised as reporters - "abortion rights".

The phrase is now routinely used by the main stream media. They also call those who want to defend babies against pre-emptive lethal strikes against them opponents of "abortion rights." The claim of a "right" to abort an innocent child is heinous enough when it is described as a woman´s "Right to Choose."

People can and do make immoral and intrinsically evil choices such as taking innocent human life. The current state of the positive law in the United States - since the horrendous Supreme Court decisions in Roe and Doe - is that there is one group of human persons who can be killed by "choice", our youngest neighbors.

That "choice" now wrongly is protected by the Police Power of the State. Rather than being outlawed like all other intentional killings, abortion has been given a status as some sort of "super right" in the United States. The media is now routinely using deadly loaded language to hide the evil. Their sophistry must be exposed and opposed...

1 posted on 08/21/2012 7:34:45 PM PDT by tcg
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To: tcg

Can we use this story to conclude that the Catholics will vote for Republicans this year? In 2008 they voted 57% for democrats and 43% for republicans when the republicans had the same platform plank as this year.

What is different this time?

2 posted on 08/21/2012 7:43:07 PM PDT by edboock
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To: tcg

I will be voting for a platform, not for a person.

Read my tag line regarding the persons.

3 posted on 08/21/2012 7:46:45 PM PDT by lightman (Settling for the "lesser of two..." is still choosing Evil)
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To: edboock

Catholics that attend Mass regularly went for McCain.

Catholics who do not take their faith seriously went for Obummer. He got 67% of mexican (surprise, surprise) Catholics. That’s why the weasel promises amnesty.

4 posted on 08/21/2012 7:56:11 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: edboock

Let us pray for Catholics, that the life platform of the Republican Party trumps the socialist, open borders, redistributive angling, gay “marriage” , and abortion platform of the Democrat Party, for a change.

Keeping in mind that these Catholics found so chummy with evil ex communicate themselves from the Church, and are Catholic only by their own proclamation as such.

5 posted on 08/21/2012 8:01:26 PM PDT by RitaOK (NO ROMNEY, NO COMPROMISE. NO WAY. NO HOW. NOT NOW. NOT EVER.)
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To: RitaOK

You would be surprised at how many good Catholics are in the Republican party and on the platform committee.

6 posted on 08/21/2012 10:19:30 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: edboock

They’ll split but maybe more will go for Romney/Ryan (Ryan is one of their own).

7 posted on 08/21/2012 11:43:54 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Election night is 75 days away.)
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To: Slyfox

I didn’t know that and I am thankful for the news. Just read where Muslims have quite a showing in the Democrat Party convention and with their own special event arranged.

8 posted on 08/22/2012 8:31:45 AM PDT by RitaOK (NO ROMNEY, NO COMPROMISE. NO WAY. NO HOW. NOT NOW. NOT EVER.)
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