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Romney says abortion legal for mother's health [to CBS on 8/27/2012]
Associated Press ^ | 8/27/2012 | Donna Cassata

Posted on 08/27/2012 10:03:32 PM PDT by JediJones

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Since Romney's "crack" spokes-BSer Andrea Saul seems to be contradicting what Romney said in a Monday CBS interview, I guess we'll have to wait and see if we get any further clarification. No surprise as usual that Romney and his campaign team can't keep his positions or their message straight.
1 posted on 08/27/2012 10:03:42 PM PDT by JediJones
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To: JediJones

if the woman says having the baby would make her sad or depressed, that counts as a “health” risk.

Romney is as pro-life as Margaret Sanger


2 posted on 08/27/2012 10:05:07 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: JediJones

That was the loophole that Reagan accepted in 1968.

Now, 44 years later, Romney has no excuse to not know about how that loophole is used.

And he hasn’t even been nominated yet.


3 posted on 08/27/2012 10:07:12 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I love to watch you talk talk talk, but I hate what I hear you say."-Del Shannon)
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To: JediJones

Probably the only thing I could ever agree with Ted Kennedy about is when he said Romney was neither pro-life nor pro-choice. He’s “multiple-choice”


4 posted on 08/27/2012 10:08:18 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Voting for Obama/Biden is like purposely swallowing two tapeworms)
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To: JediJones

Notice that Romney is starting to promote RomneyCare and now this about Abortion all within a weeks time - Once he seals the nomination officially he will turn to the left not the usual middle that most nominees do in the general but LEFT as his mask starts to come off


5 posted on 08/27/2012 10:09:19 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: JediJones; Dr. Sivana; GeronL; tsowellfan; Bigtigermike

This may also be an attempt to distract social conservatives from the Romney/GOP-E attempt at the convention to disembowel the GOP party rules to allow replacement of popularly elected delegates by the appointment od GOP-E RINO donors and permanent mushball commentariat types. These replacements would occur because the candidate says so and hot because the delegate resigns. Folks, they are stealing the party out from under us. They have not yet gotten over the fact that GOP voters chose Ronaldus Maximus instead of George Herbert Walker Bush in 1980.


6 posted on 08/27/2012 10:19:10 PM PDT by BlackElk (Dean of Discipline/Tomas de Torquemada Gentleman's Society: Roast 'em!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Romney doesn’t bother to hide that he has no use for conservatives, thinking he can lose us and still find a parade. Curious he contacts first the NYT, reportedly, to announce a Rules compromise had been reached, before informing the delegates themselves. Malkin’s blog guest mentioned this and hotair has the NYT story up, while Rule 12 hangs in the balance yet, as I understand it.


7 posted on 08/27/2012 10:20:14 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: JediJones
Here is the CBS interview clip:

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57501172/romney-my-views-on-abortion-rights-are-clear/

"My position has been clear throughout this campaign," Romney said. "I'm in favor of abortion being legal in the case of rape and incest, and the health and life of the mother."

8 posted on 08/27/2012 10:20:39 PM PDT by JediJones (Too Hot for GOP TV: Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin, Allen West and Donald Trump)
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To: JediJones
Romney is a candidate who may have to be held accountable by the right on various social issues.

It's either elect Romney or re-elect a President who has a record as one of the country's absolute worst extremists on abortion, a man who actively supported partial birth abortion when an IL State Senator and who currently now promotes perversion by speaking out in favor of gay marriage and federally funded contraception/sterilization.

I know who I'm picking.

9 posted on 08/27/2012 10:20:39 PM PDT by what's up
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To: JediJones
"Recognize this is the decision that will be made by the Supreme Court," he said. "The Democrats try and make this a political issue every four years, but this is a matter in the courts. It's been settled for some time in the courts."
10 posted on 08/27/2012 10:21:30 PM PDT by JediJones (Too Hot for GOP TV: Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin, Allen West and Donald Trump)
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To: GeronL
Romney is as pro-life as Margaret Sanger
"Romney" means winding river. It's appropriate. One never gets a straight stance out of him.
11 posted on 08/27/2012 10:21:30 PM PDT by mlizzy (And if we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell others not to kill? --MT)
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To: JediJones

You are either on the side of the baby, or you are on the side of Satan.


12 posted on 08/27/2012 10:23:14 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (I used to want to change the world. Now, I want to stop the world from changing me.)
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To: JediJones

Romney can teach a cat how to sit on a fence.


13 posted on 08/27/2012 10:24:11 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: GeronL
Romney is as pro-life as Margaret Sanger.

As always, GeronL, you've nailed this issue succinctly.

14 posted on 08/27/2012 10:25:29 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: JediJones

Illinois senator Barack Obama co-sponsored a bill which allows the abortionist to kill the baby if it is born alive during a late term abortion. To me nothing is more extreme than Obama’s position on abortion.


15 posted on 08/27/2012 10:25:37 PM PDT by entropy12
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To: mlizzy

His answer for almost any occasion

16 posted on 08/27/2012 10:25:43 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: BlackElk

Romney is behaving like a snake in grass. I don’t like it one bit. Also just came from seeing “2016”. Have you seen it yet?


17 posted on 08/27/2012 10:25:49 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: RitaOK

isn’t there more than one rule change being attempted too?


18 posted on 08/27/2012 10:27:25 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: JediJones
Republican Mitt Romney says he is in favor of abortion in cases of rape, incest and the health and life of the mother. The presidential candidate's addition of the health of the mother is certain to raise questions about Romney's position among conservatives. Health can be broadly defined and, in fact, running mate Paul Ryan has challenged the health exception as a major loophole.

Governor Mitt Romney: “I’m proud of my faith. There is nothing I distance myself from. There are Mormons in the leadership of my Church who are pro-choice, and they do not violate that. You’re not a lawyer, but you have to read that a little bit more carefully.”

By the way, people forget that Mitt Romney IS a lawyer.

19 posted on 08/27/2012 10:28:10 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: re_nortex

thanks


20 posted on 08/27/2012 10:28:38 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: JediJones

This is the end, beautiful friend, the end...


21 posted on 08/27/2012 10:29:42 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...The people of Jerusalem are strong, because the Lord Almighty is their God" Zech. 12:5)
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To: ansel12

bump


22 posted on 08/27/2012 10:31:02 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: RitaOK

Yeah Rule 12 is still in place: where the RNC can change the primary rules at any time without delegates input or knowledge instead of every 4 years at the convention.

Jeb Bush sees a potential grassroots candidate in 2020 as a threat? Well, his buddies in RNC will just change the rules to make it more difficult for that poor fellow, President Romney feels that Sarah might challenge him in 2016? His friends will rigged the prinary process before any delegates can have a say so


23 posted on 08/27/2012 10:31:21 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: JediJones

Thanks for the link. Isn’t PP about to spend millions attacking Romney? He’s so predictable.... And like you say, health means anything from the sniffles to blemish issues, and women know that. In a word (regarding those defenseless), Mitt’s a bum; just ask Seamus.


24 posted on 08/27/2012 10:31:27 PM PDT by mlizzy (And if we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell others not to kill? --MT)
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To: JediJones

No matter how badly milt botches this election, the GOPe will just blame poor old Akin.


25 posted on 08/27/2012 10:32:10 PM PDT by rhinohunter (DraftWalkerNow)
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To: JediJones

Gee, it’s hard to believe that Governor Palin isn’t welcome at the Mitt Romney convention.

When was the last time the second biggest leader in the GOP was banned from the convention?


26 posted on 08/27/2012 10:35:28 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: GeronL

Ain’t that the truth? If it wasn’t so painful, it would be funny.


27 posted on 08/27/2012 10:35:42 PM PDT by mlizzy (And if we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell others not to kill? --MT)
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To: GeronL

Originally read about rule 12 and 15. Then read of compromise on a couple of others. I can’t find anything official on conclusions, but last post on malkin’s site indicates 12 hangs out there yet.

The word, “overturned”, or “axed” has not been applied anywhere.
smirk. :/


28 posted on 08/27/2012 10:36:28 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: Dogbert41

Maybe Romney is the false prophet to Ovomits anti-christ? Given that LDS believe in their modern day prophets, that would be somehow appropriate.

I honestly don’t know what to do at this point, other than vote for conservative Congresscritters and think about ignoring the vote for president. I have never trusted Romney, and I am having my concerns pretty much affirmed.

Obama is worse, of course, but to vote for someone solely because there is a miniscule chance that the economy could turn around and that he might support Israel, but knowing where he stands on Romneycare and on abortion, doesn’t seem to me to be a good alternative.

Them there Mayans and survivalists may have it right.


29 posted on 08/27/2012 10:40:13 PM PDT by Wicket (God bless and protect our troops and God bless America)
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To: GeronL

Spot on.

Romney is Pro Abortion!


30 posted on 08/27/2012 10:44:30 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: JediJones

Am I supposed to be surprised? Must’ve missed the memo. This was sickeningly predictable. Romney’s lips are moving, but all I hear is the sound of an Etch-A-Sketch shaking.


31 posted on 08/27/2012 10:46:00 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: GeronL; BlackElk

Check out michelemalkin.com for a running account of tonight’s delegate scramble, for coherent coverage. You both retain what you read better than I on details. Cspan will be covering the Rules vote in the morning.


32 posted on 08/27/2012 10:46:05 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: Wicket
Maybe Romney is the false prophet to Ovomits anti-christ? Given that LDS believe in their modern day prophets, that would be somehow appropriate.

Zero isn't the anti-Christ. The Book of Revelation says the Antichrist is given power to 'make war with the saints, and overcome them' (Rev 13:7). Zero has no chance to overcome the saints. We're wise to him.

However, it appears that a significant number of saints have already willingly surrendered to Romney. Which is a crying shame.

I'm not suggesting that Mitt Romney is the Antichrist. So don't assume that. But I am suggesting that he's at least as dangerous in his beliefs as Obama -- and perhaps more so because he claims to be a conservative. Which he clearly isn't.

33 posted on 08/27/2012 10:48:42 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: BlackElk

That’s why I refuse to support Romney. Not giving any money to RINOs. The most I can do is go to Google and click on Obama’s (pay per click) ads over and over again to rake up the charges.


34 posted on 08/27/2012 10:50:26 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Voting for Obama/Biden is like purposely swallowing two tapeworms)
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To: JediJones

Mitt Romney doesn't seem to be a big abortion supporter in his own life. Reality is this: many Americans of all political stripes are fornicators. They get pregnant and have to get rid of their "mistake". They NEED abortion.

There isn't a politician in existence who can take away their right to fornicate or, in this era, their right to abort. Is what it is. Instead of slamming Romney we should cry out with Isaiah: "I am a man of unclean lips and I live among a people of unclean lips."

35 posted on 08/27/2012 10:54:29 PM PDT by avenir (I'm pessimistic about man, but I'm optimistic about GOD!)
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To: Dr. Sivana

Romney and his people have always said that position was Reagan being pro-choice. So according to his own definition, Romney has always said he was pro-choice. Except when he said he had never said he was pro-choice.


36 posted on 08/27/2012 10:56:04 PM PDT by Waryone (Definition of idiocy: nominating the father of socialized medicine to replace socialized medicine)
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To: avenir

Romney is against abortion for Mormons.

Romney has excommunicated Mormons for doing things that do not serve the cult.

Mitt Romney has excommunicated Mormons, for having abortions.


37 posted on 08/27/2012 11:02:21 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: avenir
Thems is a lot of kids in that picture (how many wives does he got?) -- Sorry, but that picture made me LOL.

Anyway, that's next, polygamy, whether it's Mitt or Obama.. much to pray about.
38 posted on 08/27/2012 11:09:34 PM PDT by mlizzy (And if we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell others not to kill? --MT)
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To: JediJones

And what would you say to a woman who has a tubal pregnancy???


39 posted on 08/27/2012 11:11:38 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: BlackElk

that has already been decided...you are behind the curve. The conservatives seemed happy with the outcome


40 posted on 08/27/2012 11:13:12 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Berlin_Freeper

and what do you say to a woman who has a tubal pregnancy?


41 posted on 08/27/2012 11:14:25 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: avenir

Fornicators have a right to murder? Wow. Learn somethin’ new every day around here.


42 posted on 08/27/2012 11:26:02 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: ansel12

Romney is not our problem.

WE are our problem, or did you miss that in my post?

When you are in the process of being given over, as a society, to your own stubborn devices you best take what graces you can. If Balaam’s ass (Romney) is nice enough to block your way to destruction even for a moment, you’d best be grateful.


43 posted on 08/27/2012 11:27:22 PM PDT by avenir (I'm pessimistic about man, but I'm optimistic about GOD!)
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To: avenir

Grateful to a leader within an anti-Christian cult?

You are quite far out there, my friend.


44 posted on 08/27/2012 11:41:53 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: avenir

Even though Romney may well be an ass, he is more like Balaam himself than the talking donkey.


45 posted on 08/27/2012 11:42:18 PM PDT by Waryone (Definition of idiocy: nominating the father of socialized medicine to replace socialized medicine)
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To: GeronL

“Romney is as pro-life as Margaret Sanger”

~ ~ ~

Exceptions in three cases but the baby is still a baby?Voting for Romney is a mortal sin on your soul folks.
You can’t say you didn’t know.

Geron,
Have you ever watched the Mick Wallace interview with
Margaret Sanger on Youtube? Wallace has a cig in one hand and stumps her with moral and pro-life questions. She sounds so hollow in response.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=in7IUzjN3pY&feature=related


46 posted on 08/27/2012 11:50:59 PM PDT by stpio
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To: JediJones
Good luck with Romney appointing SC justices to replace Scalia and Kennedy who will overturn Roe...

Vote for a liberal and get liberal SC justices...it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure that out.

You ABO’s go ahead and vote party over principle but please just stop calling yourselves Conservatives you are giving the rest of us a bad name..

47 posted on 08/28/2012 12:00:45 AM PDT by montanajoe (Blame Flame Shame or Beg I won't vote for R/R)
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Romney’s Akin moment. Health of the mother is very open to interpetation! No pro-lifer says that. That’s what the Planned Parenthood types say.


48 posted on 08/28/2012 2:26:29 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: JediJones

Romney campaign slogan should be HOPE & CHANGE. Vote him in and HOPE he CHANGES. He is and always has been a liberal.


49 posted on 08/28/2012 2:48:39 AM PDT by brightright
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To: JediJones

Man, you all are putty in the hands of the msm. They want to divide us and you are only too willing to oblige.


50 posted on 08/28/2012 2:49:13 AM PDT by the_banished
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