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President Obama: 'I Don't Want Them Punished With A Baby'
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Posted on 01/03/2014 7:02:03 PM PST by grundle

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KEYWORDS: barackobama; obama; obamacare; prochoice; prolife

1 posted on 01/03/2014 7:02:03 PM PST by grundle
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To: grundle

If only your parents weren’t punished with a baby.

2 posted on 01/03/2014 7:03:43 PM PST by Antihero101607
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To: grundle

You know, Obama grew up without a Dad, and I’m thinking that could explain a lot of his ideas and behaviors.

3 posted on 01/03/2014 7:06:27 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: grundle
"Your parents are pro-choice? I guess you got lucky!"

(old tagline)

4 posted on 01/03/2014 7:07:57 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: grundle

The. Punish he baby separately.

5 posted on 01/03/2014 7:08:42 PM PST by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is it?)
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To: gitmo

Want to try again?

6 posted on 01/03/2014 7:10:25 PM PST by doc1019
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To: grundle

Wasn’t this during the 2008 election?

7 posted on 01/03/2014 7:11:16 PM PST by thetallguy24
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To: grundle; RichInOC; Prince of Space; JoeFromSidney; TNMountainMan; alphadog; infool7; Heart-Rest; ...

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Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of general interest.

8 posted on 01/03/2014 7:11:50 PM PST by narses (... unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life within you.)
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To: grundle

that’s some message to send your daughters

9 posted on 01/03/2014 7:15:01 PM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: grundle

Don’t worry Hussein...they both will more than likely end up Lesbians.

besides you don’t deserve grandchildren...

10 posted on 01/03/2014 7:22:04 PM PST by haircutter
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To: grundle

Culture of Death

11 posted on 01/03/2014 7:23:23 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: blueunicorn6
You know, Obama grew up without a Dad, and I’m thinking that could explain a lot of his ideas and behaviors.

Exactly. Maybe that is why he cannot bond with males and form coalitions and working groups. He has a lot of seething rage, being abandoned by father and mother.

Too bad America has to suffer, thanks to the mainstresm media.

12 posted on 01/03/2014 7:26:38 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: Antihero101607

Word, bro.

13 posted on 01/03/2014 7:27:05 PM PST by 867V309 (Obama- he's just crazy enough to do it.)
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To: molson209


Obama is: an abortion stalwart. And his administration will be: abortocratic.


By Anne Conlon

At Mass on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, while listening to readings that celebrate Mary’s great “Yes” to a proposition that would certainly upset life as she knew it, I found myself wondering about the millions of women who, since the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, have said “No.”

Maybe one or two (or three or four) were there at Mass with me, meditating on the unexpected angelic encounter that put human history on a course to salvation. Did any of them regret the answer she had given? Or were they, like so many Catholics who voted for Barack Obama, still unmoved by the Church’s teaching—untouched by the news that the fruit of their womb, too, was blessed?

The advent of the Obama administration brings a familiar darkness back to Washington. As it was with Bill Clinton, it seems that abortion will be the only ground over which our new leader will not negotiate. He promised as much at a Planned Parenthood function last year, and there’s no reason not to take him at his word.

Abortion is, in fact, the only issue Obama has a record on. And while the press hasn’t trumpeted it, attention was paid after his careless “above my pay grade” dismissal of Rick Warren’s question about when “a baby gets human rights”—enough so that no responsible voter could claim ignorance of Obama’s history of abortion extremism.

Why is there such need to extinguish all significance from the abortion act? A need so compelling that Obama would acquiesce in outright infanticide rather than support legislation—proposed in 2003 in the Illinois State Senate, of which he was then a member—to protect the lives of babies who survived bungled abortions? Obama, who gathered a winning coalition under the banner of “change we can believe in,” said “No” to this proposition a year after the U.S. Senate unanimously passed virtually identical legislation.

Rescinding the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act (along with all other state and federal abortion regulations) is the kind of change Obama believes in.

He signaled as much by naming Ellen Moran, executive director of Emily’s List—a political action committee that raises money only for pro-abortion female candidates—as his communications director. This is more than a sop to women’s organizations whose support Democrats take for granted.

This is a statement about who Obama is: an abortion stalwart. And what his administration will be: abortocratic.

As of this writing, no pro-lifers have been named to his cabinet. (Choosing Rick Warren to give the inaugural invocation doesn’t count for much. It’s simply part of Obama’s “I’m going to make you love me” strategy to get even more so-called pro-lifers to vote for him next time around.)

We shouldn’t be surprised. At current rates, one in three American women will have had an abortion by age 45. We can assume that while many may regret the decision—not just among the women themselves, but among fathers, grandparents, and others who were party to it—many more do not.

Eight years of George W. Bush’s unabashed pro-life advocacy—once upon a time, he was even called the nation’s second Catholic president—has been an ordeal for those who believe abortion is a right to be celebrated, not a wrong to be scorned. They expect a massive correction in abortion policy, and rhetoric, now that Democrats are in control.

For all we know, however, Barack Obama’s unabashed pro-abortion advocacy may be motivated by more than political expedience. Perhaps he has been personally touched by the experience. He has, after all, said he wouldn’t want his daughters to be “punished” with an unwanted baby. Is that how he, or his wife, or his best friend, or someone else close to him now or in the past felt about some pregnancy or other—punished? Can abortion really make that feeling go away? Or does it, in the end, exacerbate it?

Some of the most powerful testimony about the personal anguish abortion can cause has come from people who support abortion rights. One especially memorable account appears in the late Magda Denes’s In Necessity and Sorrow: Life and Death in an Abortion Hospital. Denes, a clinical psychoanalyst (and one of the originators of Gestalt therapy), arranged to spend time observing procedures at the same hospital where she had had an abortion several years before. Her book came out in 1976.

In one chapter, after recording the discomfort she had felt while watching an abortion, Denes describes visiting the room where the remains of aborted fetuses are stored. At first, she recalls the unexpected pleasure of putting on surgical gloves and discovering that her “hands feel completely protected without any noticeable loss of agility.” But pleasure quickly fades as she proceeds to inspect a “garbage-can-filled graveyard,” using forceps to lift dead little human beings out of “paper buckets—the type in which one buys fried chicken from take-out stores.”

Here she is at journey’s end: “Finally, I lift a very large fetus whose *** is such that, rather than its stiff face, I first see its swollen testicles and abnormally large stiff penis. I look at the label. Mother’s name: Catherine Atkins; doctor’s name: Saul Marcus; *** of item: male; time of gestation: twenty-four weeks. I remember Catherine. She is seventeen, a very pretty blond girl.

Not very bright. This is Master Atkins—to be burned tomorrow—who died like a hero to save his mother’s life. Might he have become someday the only one to truly love her? The only one to mourn her death? ‘Nurse, nurse,’ I shout, taking off my fancy gloves. ‘Cover them up.’ ”

Magda Denes had the intellectual decency to call abortion “murder—of a very special and necessary sort.” We don’t hear talk of murder these days; even most pro-lifers eschew that hard word. Now the word “killing” also is being excised from the abortion lexicon, as proponents, including Barack Obama, propagandize the public with arguments that we cannot know for sure when life begins. Covering up the babies isn’t enough.

Language has to be covered up, too. And common sense. But the price of this covering up is delusion. And as we have begun to see, a nation that can delude itself about killing, about murder, can delude itself about anything—the threat of terrorism, the stability of financial markets, the suitability of its new president.

Anne Conlon is managing editor of The Human Life Review.

14 posted on 01/03/2014 7:27:48 PM PST by Dqban22
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To: molson209

I hope his daughters don’t reproduce. I certainly never want to hear from them. I figure that given their race, people will be more forgiving than the likes of Amy Carter and Chelsea Clinton. Talk about really butt ugly children ... it makes me believe God made ugliness for a reason.

15 posted on 01/03/2014 7:27:54 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (We need to fundamentally transform RATs lives for their lies.)
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To: doc1019

Stupid iPhone.

16 posted on 01/03/2014 7:28:56 PM PST by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is it?)
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To: gitmo

LOL! Been there, done that.

17 posted on 01/03/2014 7:30:44 PM PST by doc1019
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To: grundle

If you are a Democrat a live birth is a failure of cosmic proportions.

18 posted on 01/03/2014 8:07:18 PM PST by stevem
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To: grundle

I guess it hasn’t occurred to him that one day (if it hasn’t happened already), Sasha &/ or Malia’s eyes are going to fly open & they will say to themselves “THAT’s what we are- a PUNISHMENT?!”

This man is a sociopath.

19 posted on 01/03/2014 8:36:05 PM PST by KGeorge (Till we're together again, Gypsy girl. May 28, 1998- June 3, 2013)
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To: grundle

We have all been punished with Obama’s mother’s child.

20 posted on 01/03/2014 8:37:42 PM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: grundle

But we don’t want to be punished with a teratogenic presidency! Can we Constitutionally abort it?

21 posted on 01/03/2014 9:56:49 PM PST by aruanan
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To: thetallguy24

It must have been around that time, given the ages of his children.

22 posted on 01/04/2014 8:10:55 AM PST by grundle
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To: ConservativeInPA

Obama’s children could rebel by becoming conservatives. Bash Obama all you want, but please ease up on the kids.

23 posted on 01/04/2014 8:12:13 AM PST by grundle
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To: La Lydia

OBAMA BULLYING NUNS (Part 1) ^ | JANUARY 7, 2014 | Chuck Norris

PolitiFact has crowned the promoter in chief’s sound bite for Obamacare the “Lie of the Year” for 2013: “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it.” And let me make a prediction that among his top 10 falsehood contenders for 2014 will be a reversal of what he emphatically stated back on Sept. 9, 2009: “Under our (health care reform) plan, no federal dollars will be used to fund abortions.”

Indeed, just a few months later, he reiterated to ABC News: “I laid out a very simple principle, which is this is a health care bill, not an abortion bill. And we’re not looking to change what is the principle that has been in place for a very long time, which is federal dollars are not used to subsidize abortions. And I want to make sure that the provision that emerges meets that test — that we are not in some way sneaking in funding for abortions.”

“Sneaking in funding for abortions,” this administration?
Of course, we didn’t have to wait a year before we discovered that federal funds were in fact being funneled to provide for abortive services in Pennsylvania and New Mexico.

Then the House and Senate, in secret Sunday sessions, passed an omnibus bill and its provision that overturned the 1988 Dornan amendment, which prevented taxpayer dollars from funding abortions in Washington, D.C. (Tragically, that omnibus bill also appropriated $648.5 million for international family planning funding — an increase of $103 million over 2009 funding — and contained funding for Planned Parenthood and for the United Nations Population Fund, both of which have pro-abortion agendas.)

Of course, there have been many other underhanded pro-abortion moves by Barack Obama’s administration since then, right down to the present. In fact, last week, ran a piece by Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., explaining abortion’s rapid growth and funding in and through Obamacare:

“Rollout of the Obamacare exchanges reveals that many health insurance plans will subsidize abortion-on-demand. For example, the preliminary data suggests that every insurance plan on the Connecticut health care exchanges will pay for abortion-on-demand. In the most recent example, we learned that 103 of the 112 insurance plans for Members of Congress and congressional staff include elective abortion coverage. Only nine plans offered exclude elective abortion.”

(You can go to to view the flier about the nine plans.)

It is clear that there are numerous Obamacare plans that include elective abortion and that billions of taxpayer dollars will be handed out as credits to buy abortion-covering health insurance — a clear violation of the Hyde amendment’s fundamental principle of restricting funds to abortion-subsidizing health insurance plans.

If Obamacare is to encompass the full measure of abortions, Obama knows that he and his cronies must first remove all the stops that prohibit federal funding for the termination of life in the womb. Legislatively, the Dornan amendment was their start. And they will continue to chip away at the Hyde amendment, which prohibits the same through the Labor and Health and Human Services departments — for example, with Medicaid.

Obama knows that if his pro-abortion agenda is to win the war on the womb, his administration must also oppose anti-abortion advocates, and chief among those warriors is the Roman Catholic Church. You know the White House isn’t dumb enough to confront papal power overtly — yet that doesn’t stop it from chipping away at the anti-abortion wall by putting nuns and Catholic contraception views and values in its cross hairs.

On New Year’s Eve, just one day before Obamacare’s mandate forced nonprofit companies and religion-affiliated institutions across the country to provide contraception and drugs that possibly induce abortions in their employee health care plans, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor blocked the requirement for a care facility for the elderly, run by Catholic nuns who appealed to the high court for help.

As NPR explained, “churches and other houses of worship are exempt from the birth control requirement, but affiliated institutions that serve the general public are not. That includes charitable organizations, universities and hospitals.”

In response to the nuns’ appeal, the Department of Justice placed the Little Sisters of the Poor in an ethical dilemma in which group members must violate their faith or pay fines. The DOJ argued in legal papers filed last Friday that the nuns don’t have a leg to stand on.

The Obama administration tried to explain that they don’t have to offer contraception and abortion-inducing drugs, as long as they sign a government form that delegates the action to a third party. Without signing that “self-certification” form, the nuns would incur steep government fines.

But Mark Rienzi, who is senior counsel for The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, responded on behalf of the nuns to the DOJ’s argument by retorting that government officials “are simply blind to the religious exercise at issue: the Little Sisters and other Applicants cannot execute the form because they cannot deputize a third party to sin on their behalf.”

And where is President Obama — the so-called constitutional lawyer living in our White House — during the whole debate? Coming out to protect the Bill of Rights for the nuns as he has for a number of progressive minorities? No. He’s hiding behind the curtains in the Oval Office, manipulating his minions to follow his pro-abortion biddings.

It is not known when Justice Sotomayor will rule on these ludicrous government actions and violations of the nuns’ personal religious liberty and practice. But one thing we do know is that the Founding Fathers are rolling in their graves right now regarding the government’s obliteration of our First Amendment religious rights: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.”

What an utter constitutional and leadership travesty it is that Obamacare’s promoter in chief repeatedly is breaking this promise: “Under our (health care reform) plan, no federal dollars will be used to fund abortions.”

Seeing as our president won’t honor life in the womb, please write or call your representatives to let them know where you stand. Read and hand out my friend Randy Alcorn’s book “Why Pro-Life?” ( And then ensure your local community of faith is honoring Sanctity of Human Life Sunday on Jan. 20. The day commemorates the Jan. 22, 1973, Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision, which legalized abortion in our country. Since then, more than 55 million abortions have taken place in the U.S.

I will follow up next week on Sotomayor’s next action and where this case goes.

24 posted on 01/07/2014 6:31:17 AM PST by Dqban22
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