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Romney: I Will Be a Pro-Life President, De-Fund Planned Parenthood
Life News ^ | October 10, 2012 | Steven Ertelt

Posted on 10/10/2012 2:24:21 PM PDT by NYer

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made his pro-life views clear today in response to a question from a reporter on the campaign trail in Ohio.

Romney said he would govern as a pro-life president, de-fund the nation’s largest abortion company, and reinstate a policy preventing taxpayer funding of international abortion promotion efforts on the part of Planned Parenthood.

“I think I’ve said time and again that I’m a pro-life candidate and I’ll be a pro-life president. The actions I’ll take immediately is to remove funding for Planned Parenthood. It will not be part of my budget. And also I’ve indicated that I will reverse the Mexico City position of the president. I will reinstate the Mexico City policy which keeps us from using foreign aid for abortions overseas,” he said, according to Politico.

Earlier in the day, a spokeswoman for Governor Mitt Romney said the presidential candidate will be a pro-life president, a stark contrast the pro-abortion record President Barack Obama has built up during his time in the White House.

Romney spokeswoman Andrea Saul has emailed out a statement about Romney to multiple media outlets after the liberal Des Moines Register newspaper ran a quote from Romney attempting to paint him as less than pro-life.

“Gov. Romney would of course support legislation aimed at providing greater protections for life,” Saul told National Review.

In a comment to NBC News, Saul added, “Mitt Romney is proudly pro-life, and he will be a pro-life president.”

Those comments are not going over very well with the nation’s top pro-abortion groups, which are working aggressively to defeat Romney because of his pro-life positions against abortion, abortion funding and taxpayer funding for the nation’s biggest abortion business.

Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL, said of Romney, “we cannot trust him to lead our country.”

“Romney has repeatedly supported overturning Roe v. Wade and would appoint Supreme Court Justices who share his anti-choice views. If that wasn’t enough, Romney chose Congressman Paul Ryan, someone who co-sponsored and repeatedly voted for the Federal Abortion Ban, as his running mate for President,” Keenan continued.

Keenan said NARAL “will engage its over one-million member activists to remind voters of Romney’s true anti-choice agenda.”

Meanwhile, Planned Parenthood is out today with a blog post attacking Romney and laying out how he opposes abortion and wants to overturn Roe v. Wade.

On a number of occasions, Romney has reiterated his position and desire to overturn Roe v. Wade, thereby ending safe and legal abortion.

- During a 2012 Republican primary presidential debate in New Hampshire, Romney said, “Do I believe the Supreme Court should overturn Roe v. Wade? Yes, I do.” [ABC, New Hampshire GOP Presidential Debate, 1/7/12]

- On the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, Romney released a statement saying, “Today marks the 39th anniversary of one of the darkest moments in Supreme Court history, when the court in Roe v. Wade claimed authority over the fundamental question regarding the rights of the unborn.” [LifeNews, 1/22/12]

- He called Roe, “Bad Law and Bad Medicine.” Romney: “I support the reversal of Roe v. Wade, because it is bad law and bad medicine. Roe was a misguided ruling that was a result of a small group of activist federal judges legislating from the bench.” [National Review, 6/18/11]

- When asked if the repeal of Roe v. Wade would be a good day for America, former Gov. Romney responded, “Absolutely.” [MSNBC, Transcript of GOP Presidential Debate in California, 5/3/07]

As recently as January, Romney has pledge to overturn Roe v. Wade, and as president, he would have the power to appoint Supreme Court judges that could support his extreme agenda. We can’t afford to see what four years of a Romney presidency is like; in fact, we can’t afford to see what one day of a Romney presidency looks like!

Make no mistake, Romney wants to “get rid of” Planned Parenthood, repeal Obamacare “on day one,”…

Earlier this year, Romney laid out the pro-life agenda he would take as president.


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To: Sarabaracuda

I don’t know. How’s Governor Palin?


51 posted on 10/10/2012 7:28:16 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (The only wasted vote is one that doesn't represent you.)
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To: ansel12

Hmmmm, what to do.... believe YOU, who has lied blatantly and shamelessly as proven over and over again.

OR... believe THESE people who live their faith and walk the walk in actual service to pro-life and pro-family initiatives...

“a good case can be made that Romney has fought harder for social conservatives than any other governor in America, and it is difficult to imagine his doing so in a more daunting political environment.”

Rita Covelle
President, Morality in Media Massachusetts

Richard Guerriero
Immediate Past State Deputy, Massachusetts State Council, Knights of Columbus

Mary Ann Glendon
Learned Hand Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Kristian Mineau
President, Massachusetts Family Institute

Dr. Roberto Miranda
President, COPAHNI Fellowship of Hispanic Pastors of New England

James Morgan
President, Institute for Family Development

Joseph Reilly
President, Massachusetts Citizens for Life

Thomas A. Shields
Chairman, Coalition for Family and Marriage


52 posted on 10/10/2012 8:14:04 PM PDT by Tamzee (The U.S. re-electing Obama would be like the Titanic backing up and ramming the iceberg again.)
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To: NYer
"Romney: I Will Be a Pro-Life President, De-Fund Planned Parenthood"

Until November 7th.

The Kenyan must go.

53 posted on 10/10/2012 8:29:58 PM PDT by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: Tamzee

First you can lay of the personal attacks, especially one so absurd as saying that my facts and Romney quotes, are lies.

If you notice, you have that lonely letter written for his presidential campaign, versus years of conservative articles and mainstream articles, and the cold hard fact that he was radically for the homosexual agenda, which is undeniable since his own writings and campaign literature proves that.

Do you admit Romney’s own pro-homosexual loyalties?

You like letters? Here is a letter for you, do you think that it is fake?


To the Members of the Log Cabin Club of Massachusetts:

I am writing to thank the Log Cabin Club of Massachusetts for the advice and support you have given to me during my campaign for the U.S. Senate and to seek the Club’s formal endorsement of my election. The Log Cabin Club has played a vital role in reinvigorating the Republican Party in Massachusetts and your endorsement is important to me because it will provide further confirmation that my campaign and approach to government is consistent with the values and vision of government we share.

I am pleased to have had an opportunity to talk with you and to meet many of you personally during your September meeting. I learned a great deal from those discussions and the many thoughtful questions you posed. As a result of our discussions and other interactions with gay and lesbian voters across the state, I am more convinced than ever before that as we seek to establish full equality for Americas gay and lesbian citizens, I will provide more effective leadership than my opponent.

I am not unaware of my opponent’s considerable record in the area of civil rights, or the commitment of Massachusetts voters to the principle of equality for all Americans. For some voters it might be enough for me to simply match my opponent’s record in this area. But I believe we can and must do better. If we are to achieve the goals we share, we must make equality for gays and lesbians a mainstream concern. My opponent cannot do this. I can and will.

We have discussed a number of important issues such as the Federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which I have agreed to co-sponsor, and if possible broaden to include housing and credit, and the bill to create a federal panel to find ways to reduce gay and lesbian youth suicide, which I also support. One issue I want to clarify concerns President Clinton’s “don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t pursue” military policy. I believe that the Clinton compromise was a step in the right direction. I am also convinced that it is the first of a number of steps that will ultimately lead to gays and lesbians being able to serve openly and honestly in our nation’s military. That goal will only be reached when preventing discrimination against gays and lesbians is a mainstream concern, which is a goal we share.

As we begin the final phase of this campaign, I need your support more than ever. By working together, we will achieve the goals we share for Massachusetts and our Nation.

Sincerely,

W. Mitt Romney


54 posted on 10/10/2012 8:33:54 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: Ingtar

“If he would now just come out in favor of protecting marriage”

HE ALREADY HAS.

“I agree with 3000 years of recorded history. I believe marriage is a sacred institution between a man and a woman and I have been rock solid in my support of traditional marriage. Marriage is first and foremost about nurturing and developing children. It’s unfortunate that those who choose to defend the institution of marriage are often demonized.” - 12/14/06 National Review Online

“Like the vast majority of Americans, I’ve opposed same-sex marriage, but I’ve also opposed unjust discrimination against anyone, for racial or religious reasons, or for sexual preference. Americans are a tolerant, generous, and kind people. We all oppose bigotry and disparagement. But the debate over same-sex marriage is not a debate over tolerance. It is a debate about the purpose of the institution of marriage and it is a debate about activist judges who make up the law rather than interpret the law.” - Mitt Romney 12/14/06 National Review Online


In contrast, Mr. Romney signed a National Organization for Marriage pledge a year ago in favor of a federal constitutional amendment to define marriage solely as between one man and one woman. Further, the former Massachusetts governor does not support civil unions.

As for whose campaign will benefit more from this social issue, it is worth noting that Obama’s campaign raised $1.5 million within 90 minutes of the broadcast announcement. And at a fundraiser held shortly afterwards at the Los Angeles home of actor George Clooney, the campaign took in some $15 million.

“Hollywood is overwhelmingly progressive when it comes to gay rights issues,” says Michael Federici, a political analyst at Mercyhurst University in Pennsylvania.

Beyond that, at least 33 – or nearly 1 in 16 – of Obama’s top fundraisers, known as bundlers, are openly gay, according to a CNN analysis. The Washington Post estimates that the ratio is actually 1 in 6, while the gay issues publication The Advocate puts the figure at 1 of every 5. Between January and March, they collectively raised at least $8 million.

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder/2012/0902/Obama-vs.-Romney-101-4-ways-they-differ-on-gay-issues/Same-sex-marriage


55 posted on 10/10/2012 8:37:27 PM PDT by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: Leep

“If he is not for 0bamacide,pushing gay marriage,picking which companies are winners or losers, 1 1/2 Trillion debt a year, or fundamentally destroying the USC... Romney will be a big improvement.”

Winner!!!


56 posted on 10/10/2012 8:45:11 PM PDT by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: NYer
NARAL hates him and " Planned Parenthood is out today with a blog post attacking Romney"

Cool.

Romney has all the right enemies

Keep it up, Mitt!
57 posted on 10/10/2012 8:52:01 PM PDT by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: EternalVigilance; ansel12
And I commend two of the finest Axelrod conservatives on FR....

Great job! We need that Bambi to win four more years! He's just the right guy at the right time, correct?

Morons.......

58 posted on 10/10/2012 9:00:47 PM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt; the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: ansel12

It couldn’t be more discredited. You believe one lying “author and analyst,” versus:

Rita Covelle
President, Morality in Media Massachusetts

Gerald D. D’Avolio
Former Executive Director, Massachusetts Catholic Conference

Raymond L. Flynn
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See

Professor Mary Ann Glendon
Harvard Law School
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See

Kristian Mineau
President, Massachusetts Family Institute

Dr. Roberto Miranda
COPAHNI Fellowship of Hispanic Pastors of New England

James F. Morgan
Chairman, Institute for Family Development

Joseph Reilly
Former Chairman of the Board, Massachusetts Citizens for Life

Thomas A. Shields
Chairman, Coalition for Marriage and Family

You should be ashamed of promulgating such smears.


59 posted on 10/10/2012 9:18:21 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: fatasshick
The question asked by a Des Moines reporter of Romney was “would he enact additional restrictions on abortion?” Answer: No.

Of course he wont. He's on record against the taxpayer funded abortions that Obama supports, and he'll defund Planned parenthood. Beyond that, it will be up to judges to allow STATES to change laws.

freepers, please see the media bias when it is staring right in front of us. Like when George Stephie in the debate asked a pointless and dumb question about birth control, This is a LEADING question designed to DISTRACT from the real campaign. This is designed to HELP OBAMA WIN with a gotcha narrative (either he's 'changed his views' or 'he's pushing more war on women stuff').

This is why Romney said what he said. No, he doesnt have any *legislative* plans for any Federal laws restricting abortion, nothing beyond eliminating PP and abortion funding, reviving Mexico city policy and appointing good judges to overturn Roe v Wade. After Obama, that's a night and day improvement.

Meanwhile idiot liberals accuse Romney of taking away tampons (!!!) on the basis of a joke, while the Obama campaign lies and insinuates he will take away birth control. The paper was trying to revive the bogus 'war on women' campaign theme. Conservatives will only make it worse by dwelling on this non-issue and non-story. Meanwhile...

Obama lied. Ambassador died.

60 posted on 10/10/2012 9:23:38 PM PDT by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: Ingtar
He’s been all over the place on gay marriage (destroying marriage) in the last year.

You obviously didn't read his record or the conservative leaders who worked with him and said "In fact, the entire nation has benefited from his socially conservative, pro-family actions in office. As we explained earlier, his leadership on the marriage issue helped prevent our nation from being plunged into even worse legal turmoil following the court decision that forced “gay marriage” upon our Commonwealth."

There isn't a single office-holder who has been in this fight longer and who worked harder to defend marriage.

Those who turn this reality upside down can be shown the facts, but it's up to them to have the decency and honesty to recognize it.

61 posted on 10/10/2012 9:24:17 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: ansel12

big whoop... he supported DADT, and ENDA (an employer not being able to say “I’m firing you because you’re gay” or a bank being able to say “I’m denying you this loan because you’re gay”).

Now look at what he actually did as governor...

Aside from the letter above regarding his trying to get a Protection of Marriage referendum on the state ballot blocking gay marriage, and submitting “An Act Protecting Religious Freedom” to protect Catholic Charities from having to provide gay adoptions, he also did the following.


supported death penalty -”Additionally, Romney filed legislation to reinstate capital punishment, but was defeated in the Massachusetts House of Representatives on a 99-53 vote.”

http://www.conservapedia.com/Mitt_Romney


entitlement reform - Romney fought for legislation that would bring Massachusetts’ welfare system up to date with federal standards by increasing the number of hours each week recipients must work and establishing a five-year limit for receiving benefits. Much to his credit and to the dismay of many Massachusetts liberals, Romney successfully forced Medicaid recipients to make co-payments for some services and successfully pushed for legislative action forcing new state workers to contribute 25% of their health insurance costs, up from 15%. Governor Romney also deserves praise for proposing to revolutionize the Massachusetts state pension system by moving it from a defined benefit system to a defined contribution system.

http://www.clubforgrowth.org/whitepapers/?subsec=137&id=905


repeatedly tried to lower tax rates - “In May of 2004, Mitt Romney proposed cutting the state’s income tax rate from 5.3% to 5.0%—a measure Massachusetts voters had approved in a 2000 referendum, but was blocked by the State Legislature in 2002. The proposed tax cut would have provided $675 million in relief over a year and a half. When the Massachusetts Legislature refused to budge, Romney proposed the same tax cut in 2005 and again in 2006 with no success. Romney was more successful when he took on the State Legislature for imposing a retroactive tax on capital gains earnings. After a bloody fight, Romney succeeded in passing a bill preventing the capital gains tax from being applied retroactively, resulting in a rebate of $275 million for capital gains taxes collected in 2002.”

http://www.clubforgrowth.org/whitepapers/?subsec=137&id=905


Vetoed the 87% Democrat Legislature 844 times

http://www.conservapedia.com/Mitt_Romney

-vetoed a union card-check bill that would allow union organizing without secret ballot
-vetoed a moratorium on the opening of new charter schools

http://www.clubforgrowth.org/whitepapers/?subsec=137&id=905

vetoed a bill that would have let illegal aliens pay in-state tuition costs at state colleges
vetoed bills that dealt with access to birth control, vetoed increased funding for state zoos,
vetoed the creation of a Massachusetts Asian-American commission,
vetoed many budget items in 2003, his first year in office. (That budget helped the state eliminate a $3 billion deficit without increasing personal income or sales taxes),
vetoed a bill that raised the Massachusetts minimum wage, vetoed a bill expanding stem cell research,
vetoed a bill making the morning-after pill available over the counter

http://www.concordmonitor.com/article/romneys-vetoes-seldom-stood?page=0,0


vetoed 8 parts of the healthcare bill including coverage for immigrants, vetoed dental, vetoed employer penalty

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060413/NEWS/304139962&cid=sitesearch


62 posted on 10/10/2012 9:24:45 PM PDT by Tamzee (The U.S. re-electing Obama would be like the Titanic backing up and ramming the iceberg again.)
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To: Tamzee

and tort reform:

During his gubernatorial campaign, Mitt Romney supported capping punitive damages to replace the unlimited status quo. In 2003, Romney also supported a bill to cap noneconomic awards at $500,000, arguing at a rally organized by the Massachusetts Medical Society, “If we have in place policies which drive physicians away, which drive costs spiraling out of control, we can’t attract jobs, we can’t have a better future for our kids and the families that want to live here. We need reform now.” In May of 2006, the Romney administration issued a specific tort reform proposal, calling for :

• Closing loopholes in the $500,000 cap on non-economic damages which allowed lawyers to win excessive damages

• Reducing lawsuits by allowing doctors to disclose medical errors without fear of admissibility in court
• Increasing the number of claims resolved prior to trial

• Tightening the state’s tribunal system to ensure that only meritorious malpractice lawsuits go to trial

• Reduces lawyers’ fees from 25% for verdicts over $500,000 to 15% for verdicts over $600,000

• Reducing pre-judgment interest to the one-year Treasury rate -

http://www.clubforgrowth.org/whitepapers/?subsec=137&id=905


63 posted on 10/10/2012 9:39:19 PM PDT by Tamzee (The U.S. re-electing Obama would be like the Titanic backing up and ramming the iceberg again.)
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To: Tamzee
big whoop... he supported DADT

You don't read very well, that is twice that you have thought that the letter meant that he SUPPORTED DADT.

Read it again, not only is Romney for homosexual Scout leaders, but in that letter he wants an END to DADT, because he wants the military fully homosexualized.

""One issue I want to clarify concerns President Clinton’s “don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t pursue” military policy. I believe that the Clinton compromise was a step in the right direction. I am also convinced that it is the first of a number of steps that will ultimately lead to gays and lesbians being able to serve openly and honestly in our nation’s military. That goal will only be reached when preventing discrimination against gays and lesbians is a mainstream concern, which is a goal we share.""

64 posted on 10/10/2012 9:40:50 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: Tamzee

Having missed all the many years of exposing Mitt Romney here at FR, I guess you also missed this 2005 list of the top rinos in the nation.

TOP 10 RINOS (REPUBLICANS IN NAME ONLY)
By: Human Events
12/27/2005
Ranked by the editors of Human Events.

8. Gov. Mitt Romney (Mass.) http://www.humanevents.com/2005/12/27/top-10-rinos-republicans-in-name-only/


65 posted on 10/10/2012 9:49:44 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: ansel12

Yes, he is saying he backs DADT while he shares the goal of a sunshiney day when there will be no discrimination.

And Reagan helped defeat the Brigg’s Initiative in California that would have banned homosexual school teachers. That didn’t make Reagan “pro-gay” anymore than this makes Romney “pro-gay”, especially in the face of Romney’s historical real-life actions to block gay marriage and protect religious instutitions from gay adoption.

http://www.reaganclubs.us/OurHero/


66 posted on 10/10/2012 10:02:16 PM PDT by Tamzee (The U.S. re-electing Obama would be like the Titanic backing up and ramming the iceberg again.)
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To: D-fendr

Man we have years and countless articles, including probably many, many hundreds posted at freerepublic telling the truth about that radical left Governor from Massachusetts.

I guess we could both start posting FR thread links to articles from 2004 to 2010 posted here about Governor Romney’s politics, and see which one of us comes up with the most articles that support our claim.


67 posted on 10/10/2012 10:03:58 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: ansel12

No, I’ve been here a few years longer than you have and missed nothing. I learned early on not to take the word of ideologues such as yourself as gospel, however, and double-check everything with my own research.

While Romney was certainly not my top pick in the primaries, the actual facts of his record disagree sharply with how he is smeared as pro-gay and a socialist by you and your comrades.


68 posted on 10/10/2012 10:07:46 PM PDT by Tamzee (The U.S. re-electing Obama would be like the Titanic backing up and ramming the iceberg again.)
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To: Lakeshark

I guess after months of seeing you do nothing but make personal attacks, I just have to accept that is all that you consist of, but it sure doesn’t belong here on FR.


69 posted on 10/10/2012 10:14:25 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: ansel12
Telling it like it is: that you are an Axelrod conservative who is willfully trying to reelect the most radical, divisive, destructive, pro-death, pro-muzzie, pro-Marx, pro-everything we at FR claim to stand for administration ever might be construed by some mind numbed robots as a personal attack.

But most of us call it the truth and find it incredible how mindless you have become.........

70 posted on 10/10/2012 10:25:59 PM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt; the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: Tamzee

**the actual facts of his record disagree sharply with how he is smeared as pro-gay and a socialist by you and your comrades.**

Really??

You missed threads like this, and call the posters “comrades”?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2907637/posts


71 posted on 10/10/2012 10:31:41 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: Lakeshark

Wow, incredible.


72 posted on 10/10/2012 10:33:52 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: ansel12

We could post dueling articles from dubious sources or we could look at the facts, the record and the testimony of credible conservative family values leaders who were there at the time fighting the same fight together.

I don’t think this is a difficult decision for those interested in the truth.


73 posted on 10/10/2012 11:21:17 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: D-fendr

Not dubious sources but decades of mainstream sources, from the Boston Globe to Human Events which listed him among the top 10 rinos in 2005 to National Review and every other conservative and news source you can name that has covered him since his birth and during his lifetime in a political family and during his 20 year liberal political career.

Even to his weeks old interview with CBS when he rejected the pro-life party platform on abortion and returned to his lifelong position on abortion.


74 posted on 10/11/2012 2:01:18 AM PDT by ansel12
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To: ansel12
You're switching topics and still not helping your case. If you want to compare candidates on pro-life issues, you can't do any better than the Susan B. Anthony List.

National Pro-life Group Vows to Mobilize Key Pro-life Voting Bloc to Defeat President Obama in November

Washington, DC ─ Today the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List), a national pro-life organization, announced its endorsement of Mitt Romney for President. 

“Now is the time to unite behind Governor Romney in order to defeat the most ideologically pro-abortion president in our nation’s history,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of SBA List. “The SBA List is proud to endorse Governor Romney and plans to spend $10 to $12 million in senate and presidential battleground states mobilizing pro-life voters to ensure victory.”

“Women deserve a president who truly respects our views on an issue so central to womanhood,” continued Dannenfelser. “A President Romney will be that man. If there was murkiness during the last election over Barack Obama's extreme abortion position, absolute clarity exists now – and his abortion position is rejected by women young and old.”

"The difference between Governor Romney and President Obama couldn’t be clearer, which is why our Board of Directors voted unanimously to get behind him," said Jane Abraham, Chairman of the SBA List Board of Directors. “It is the responsibility of all pro-life voters to now unite behind Governor Romney. Together we can put a pro-life leader in the White House.”

Previously, Governor Mitt Romney has pledged to defund Planned Parenthood, restore the Mexico City Policy, support legislation to ban abortions based on fetal pain, and appoint only constitutionalist judges to the federal bench. Governor Romney has also committed to selecting a pro-life vice president.

The Susan B. Anthony List is a nationwide network of more than 365,000 Americans dedicated to mobilizing, advancing, and representing pro-life women in politics.  Its connected Candidate Fund increases the percentage of pro-life women in the political process.

75 posted on 10/11/2012 2:43:29 AM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: ansel12

I think that Romney’s essential position is simple and clear: He will reinstate the executive orders banning the Federal Gov’t funding abortions. He has also been very clear in his statements that he will nominate “strict constructionist” judges.

Other than that, he is going to focus on the “Economy, stupid”, and if Congress puts a bill on his desk, he will consider it at that time.

I personally think that he would sign such bills as pertains to partial birth abortion, etc., and that his pro-life conversion was real and a significant event in his life, but that really hasn’t been tested, and can’t be until under fire. It will be a surprise to me if the Senate can put such a bill on his desk. I believe also, he is a man of his word, and he has spend so many words courting conservatives on this issue, he will honor those words.


76 posted on 10/11/2012 4:47:25 AM PDT by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: sickoflibs
“I think I’ve said time and again that I’m a pro-life candidate and I’ll be a pro-life president. The actions I’ll take immediately is to remove funding for Planned Parenthood. It will not be part of my budget. And also I’ve indicated that I will reverse the Mexico City position of the president. I will reinstate the Mexico City policy which keeps us from using foreign aid for abortions overseas,” he said

look, mittens says hes pro-life, and has a magic marker in his hand to EO the funding to PP...

fast & furious was simply a retroactive mexican abortion program, so that has to go too...

el douchebaggie just cant seem to say out loud that a country thats $16,000,000,000,000.00+ in the hole really doesnt have money to donate to charity, regardless of whether they, or we, are murdering their own children...

what we really need is another law to prevent the unConstitional spending of our dollars...

77 posted on 10/11/2012 5:00:44 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: AFPhys
You can "gather" anything you like.

Or you can be smart and ask what I mean.

Your choice.

78 posted on 10/11/2012 6:31:57 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: I see my hands; GeronL

13 posted on Wed Oct 10 2012 16:40:28 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time) by I see my hands: “’His statements on some issues contradict earlier statements’ Perhaps he’s studying Korean! :)”

ROFL!!!!!


79 posted on 10/11/2012 7:11:34 AM PDT by darrellmaurina
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To: NYer; P-Marlowe; wagglebee

If he follows through, then I’ll consider voting for him next time. On second thought, he’ll also have to repeal his support for gay adoption.


80 posted on 10/11/2012 7:44:34 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: ansel12
Yes, I find it incredible that some one who claims to be a conservative is not only unwilling to work to oust Bambi, the most destructive and dangerous leftist ever, but all day long, every day they do Axelrod's bidding by telling trumped up, wildly exaggerated stories about the only person that can get rid of this Marxist stain.

That you sit there smugly and seem offended that you're being called out on your Axelrod conservatism is the only thing that is incredible here.........

81 posted on 10/11/2012 7:50:13 AM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt; the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: ansel12
Not dubious sources but decades of mainstream sources, from the Boston Globe to Human Events which listed him among the top 10 rinos in 2005 to National Review and every other conservative and news source you can name that has covered him since his birth and during his lifetime in a political family and during his 20 year liberal political career.

Even to his weeks old interview with CBS when he rejected the pro-life party platform on abortion and returned to his lifelong position on abortion.

Don't confuse the Romneybots with the facts. Their heads will explode.

82 posted on 10/11/2012 7:58:29 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Conservatism didn't magically show up in Romney's heart in 2012. You can't force what isn't in you.)
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To: NYer
Don't get your hopes up it's just Mitt's shake of the day -


83 posted on 10/11/2012 8:53:42 AM PDT by ex-snook (without forgiveness there is no Christianity)
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To: Lakeshark

You don’t call out anyone on anything, you don’t do politics at all, that is what is incredible.

You just go from thread to thread ignoring the FR interchange of information and discussion, the politics portion, and you merely throw out personal insults and attacks at people, it seems to be all that you are capable of, telling us which individual freepers that you personally dislike as though this is a ladies gossip club.

The only thing that changes is your hate list during what ever stage of Romney’s campaign is happening, that is how some of us go from being your big buddy, to becoming demons to you, although our conservatism doesn’t change (yours does).

It is the weirdest thing to watch.


84 posted on 10/11/2012 12:41:47 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: AFPhys
" He has also been very clear in his statements that he will nominate “strict constructionist” judges."-----" his pro-life conversion was real and a significant event in his life, but that really hasn’t been tested, and can’t be until under fire."

None of us even know what that "real" conversion consisted of, or the why of it, one day in 2005 when he was starting his presidential run Mitt suddenly said out of the blue that he was talking to a scientist and suddenly switched, a lame story, and one that the scientist says didn't happen.

Besides, now that he is safe, Romney has reverted back to his pro-abortion position and rejected the party platform.

As far as being "clear" on judges, we know what he did when he was Governor, and we know what his politics and goals are, so we have to cling to the hope that he has made a TOTAL flip on judges as well.

85 posted on 10/11/2012 1:39:39 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: ansel12
What a strange retort.

You've spent the bulk of your time on this forum going after the only person that can take out the worst, most divisive, most destructive, most radically leftist, most anti-everything everyone on FR claims to love and care about. It's rare that you even comment on how bad the current occupant of the white hut is, and I find that more than slightly disturbing.

And yes, I called you out for being an Axelrod conservative, which is just what you are. That's someone who is what might be called a useful idiot, someone who does nothing but help the cause of the current Marxist stain in the white house.

Anyone can check what you're doing, and frankly it's shameful. The shoe is fitting, and you keep pretending you're not wearing it.

86 posted on 10/11/2012 1:49:48 PM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt; the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: Lakeshark

Amazing, just more personal stuff.


87 posted on 10/11/2012 1:59:58 PM PDT by ansel12
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