Skip to comments.ABC journalist: Biden not pro-abortion enough
Posted on 10/12/2012 12:55:56 PM PDT by NYer
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 12, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) Although the Obama administration is frequently described as the most pro-abortion administration in history, Vice President Joe Biden’s views are not pro-abortion enough for some in the media.
On the eve of last night’s vice presidential debate, ABC freelance journalist Sarah Parnass posted an article calling Biden an imperfect messenger for supporters of abortion rights.
Biden, she wrote, has not been unwavering throughout his career in support of the right to choose.
Although as a U.S. Senator Biden voted to establish fines and penalties for barring access to abortion clinics, he repeatedly voted to ban so-called ‘partial-birth abortions.’
Parnass added that Biden and then-Senator Barack Obama had voted to outlaw transporting a minor across state lines to have an abortion in order to get around parental consent laws.
The article noted the vice president’s self-declared “personal” opposition to abortion, noting that Biden will take his cues from the Roman Catholic church on this question.
In the debate, Biden said he accepts the de fide doctrine that life begins at conception in his personal life,” but added that he refuses “to impose it on equally devout Christians, and Muslims and and Jews.
Biden has long clashed with his Church’s leadership that abortion represents a violation of natural law that should not be condoned by law, saying such views are inappropriate in a pluralistic society.
In his 2007 book Promises to Keep, Biden wrote that he opposes federal funding of abortion and has voted against it. However, the Obama administration has reversed the Mexico City policy that prohibited such funding going to abortion organizations overseas, while abortion will also be funded under various provisions of Obama’s health care reform law.
By contrast, Parnass classified Republican Paul Ryan’s views as unmistakably far to the right on the issue of abortion.” During the debate, Ryan said he believes life begins at conception, and the policy of a Romney administration will be to oppose abortion with the exceptions for rape, incest and the life of the mother.
Parnass notes on her website that she has reported on national news from education policy to national security as a Global News Intern at The Associated Press, the world’s largest and most influential news service.
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Ya know what? FINE, CHOOSE ALL YOU WANT!!!!!!!!!! Just don’t make me pay for it.
I have looked at the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and even the Articles of Confederation, and I did not see Abortion listed as a “Right in any of them”, of course I didn’t see free health care, or obozo phones in their either.
What basis for governmental law is appropriate in a pluralistic society if not natural law?
"Who can, may."
Abortion is part of the dimocrat’s platform. Of course, Biden is not pro-life; he is pro-baby-killing.
"Who can, may."
If by "pluralistic" one means "savage."
I think the call for unlimited abortions at no cost the “consumer” is pretty savage, and that’s what Joe Biden supports.
On a whole host of issues that we foolishly imagined were subject to the Constitution, the Democrat party’s position is, “Stop us if you can.” They do not consider themselves constrained by law or by simple humanity.
Taxpayer subsidies for worship of Moloch.
Sounds like an establishment of religion, doesn’t it?