Skip to comments.President Obama's Symbiotic Relationship With the Abortion Industry
Posted on 04/23/2013 1:45:37 PM PDT by Kaslin
When I read that President Obama refused to comment on the murder trial of abortion butcher Kermit Gosnell "because it's an active trial," I knew immediately he wasn't being truthful.
In fact, the second I heard about Obama's excuse for dodging the question, I tweeted that ongoing investigations or trials did not preclude his publicly weighing in on the Trayvon Martin case or on the case of his friend and Harvard professor Henry Gates, about which he said the Cambridge police had acted "stupidly."
If there ever has been a case of tainting the jury pool, Obama's public identification with Martin was it. So please spare us any pretense toward restraint in such matters.
Obama declined to comment on Gosnell for the same reason the liberal media have consciously blacked out the story.
When Obama was asked, he didn't just beg off because "it's an active trial"; he offered up the obligatory disingenuous liberal talking point: "I think President Clinton said it pretty well when he said abortion should be safe, legal and rare."
This formulation has always bothered me because it is fundamentally dishonest -- and particularly so in Obama's case.
If an unborn baby is not a human life -- an evil sophistry that has been responsible for millions of murders in this nation -- then why in the world would it be important to make it rare? If we are just talking about clusters of cells, an unviable tissue mass, then why worry at all about reducing the practice?
The reason is that Clinton knew, as do all pro-abortion politicians, either that abortion is sinister or that a significant majority of voters believe it, so proponents have to at least pretend to be sensitive to it. They must make it appear as if they are trying to take steps to reduce the practice, even as they do so many things to encourage it.
Make it rare? It bears repeating that Obama strongly opposed the Illinois Born Alive Infants Protection Act, which would have required doctors to assist babies born as a result of a failed abortion. How about his opposition to a bill that would have prevented partial-birth abortion?
If Obama wanted to make abortion rare, would he be such a strong supporter of Planned Parenthood and its notorious abortion industry? No one could be more in bed with that organization than Obama, who is planning on attending the organization's fundraising gala this coming Thursday.
Obama and the pro-abortion left don't want to call attention to the grisly practices of Gosnell for a number of reasons. You can disguise the practice of abortion with euphemisms, such as "they snipped the baby's spinal cord," but in the end, we are talking about the intentional killing of human life, and it follows that a facility so morally corrupt as to routinely engage in that despicable practice might not dot and cross all its other ethical i's" and t's.
If Obama or the leftist media were to shine a disinfecting light on the Gosnell trial, it might lead to a public discussion on abortion and an inquiry into how widespread such abuses are. The less attention the left permits to be drawn to this the better.
But there are additional sinister reasons Obama and his liberal media cohorts have suppressed the news on this story, knowing as they do just how horrendous Gosnell's clinic was.
The pro-abortion left ridicules and condemns Second Amendment advocates for being paranoid purists in opposing all restrictions on gun rights, but in the purist and paranoia categories, they make gun advocates look like pikers.
Abortion is the left's holy grail; it is liberals' sacred ritual, about which nothing negative may be uttered for fear that it might lead to even the slightest infringement on it. Likewise, the abortion lobby simply will not countenance any restriction on abortion or any negative light to be cast on any abortion practice or clinic for fear that it could lead to a slippery slope whereby abortion might actually become significantly rarer. That would be a big setback for the lucrative abortion industry and for the campaign blood money it generates for supporting politicians.
Obama and the pro-abortion left definitely want abortion to be legal, but they sure don't want it to be safe for the baby or rare. To suggest otherwise is being dishonest or willfully blind.
Obama the lying sponsor of baby killing.
Abortion is pure evil. Straight out of hell. The American Holocaust. Millions of helpless innocents slaughtered in the womb, and the evil practice blessed by our fascist government and paid for by our tax dollars.
Indeed, plus outside the womb in the case of life birth abortion
Not only that but it was Americans that encourage abortion worldwide,bunch of eugenicist, borrowing from Hitlers play book. I wonder could we trace this back to Nazi sympathizers that came to America
Hey they are just continuing the tradition of child sacrifice to their pagan god Moloch. Been going on for centuries. That is why you would be hard pressed to find a Christian democrat. If they say they are, BS!!!
From the start of his first run for president, Obama has been tight with the moneybags of the politcal-entertainment complex, people who are highly committed to the fun and profit of an anti-Christian libertine society and the marginalization of the traditional values that get in the way of the new immorality.
OblahMao could have been a prime candidate for an abortion himself if unwed Mama Stanley Ann was pregnant with him if in 1981 vs 1961 when abortion was illegal. You think he would have been a defender of the unborn but he don’t give a rip about innocent life if it doesn’t fit his personal agenda.
His nothing but a arrogant, lying pos
I can see the Yin and Yang of it.....
The abortion industry performs abortions.
Barack Obama as president is an abortion.
There are many sound secular arguments against abortion, but the above is not one of them.
There are many types of medical procedures which often (or in some cases inevitably) cause considerable stress or harm to the patient, but may sometimes be better than any available alternative. I think even the most ardent supporters of abortion would say (at least publicly) that it is better for a woman to avoid getting pregnant than for her to get pregnant and have an abortion, if for no other reason than the fact that getting pregnant and having an abortion is bound to be more stressful and less safe than simply not getting pregnant in the first place.
Of course, the more fundamental issue is that people who are deathly afraid of getting pregnant are far more likely to refrain from behaviors that would cause pregnancy than those who have no such fear. Liberals claim that "kids are just going to 'do it' anyway", but somehow in the a lot of kids managed not to. There's no reason kids shouldn't be able to manage that today.
In February 2004, US Senate candidate Barack Obama's wife, Michelle, sent a fund-raising letter with the "alarming news" that "right-wing politicians" had passed a law stopping doctors from performing p/b abortions (stabbing half-born babies in the neck with scissors, suctioning out their brains and crushing their skulls).
Michelle Obama considers partial-birth abortion "a legitimate medical procedure," and asked supporters for $150 to attend a luncheon for her candidate husband, b/c he would fight against "cynical ploys" to stop p/b sbortions.
(NOTE: nurses at an Illinois hospital in 1999 discovered babies were being aborted alive and placed on shelves in soiled utility rooms to die unattended.)
BACKGROUND Legislation was presented on the federal level and in various states called the Born Alive Infants Protection Act. It stated all live-born babies were guaranteed the same constitutional right to equal protection, whether or not they were wanted.
BAIPA sailed through the U.S. Senate by unanimous vote. Even Sens. Clinton, Kennedy and Kerry agreed a mother's right to "choose" stopped at her baby's delivery. The bill also passed overwhelmingly in the US House.
NARAL went neutral on it. Abortion enthusiasts publicly agreed that fighting BAIPA would appear extreme. President Bush signed BAIPA into law in 2002.
But in Illinois, the state version of BAIPA repeatedly failed, thanks in large part to then-state Sen. Barack Obama. It only passed in 2005, after Obama left. Obama articulately asserted that legislation protecting live aborted babies might infringe on women's rights or abortionists' rights.
In 2003, as chairman of the next state Senate committee to which BAIPA was sent, Obama stopped it from even getting a hearing, shelving it to die much like babies were still being shelved to die in Illinois hospitals and abortion chambers.
(NOTE As chair of that same committee, state Sen Obama once abruptly ended a hearing early, right before the parents of six children killed as a result of Illinois' drivers licenses-for-bribes scandal, were to testify in favor of Choose Life license plate legislation. Obama stalled. He later killed the bill when no one was around.)