Skip to comments.Newt and the Associated Press utterly ZOT Obama's born-alive abortion record
Posted on 02/24/2012 11:23:02 AM PST by NEOhio
In a fact check of Wednesday's Republican presidential debate on CNN, Associated Press reporters Calvin Woodward and Tom Raum take Newt Gingrich to task for stating:
"If were going to have a debate about who the extremist is on these issues, it is President Obama, who as a state senator voted to protect doctors who killed babies who survived the abortion."
Citing the above statement in a list of what they call "head-scratching claims," Woodward and Raum challenge it as follows:
"THE FACTS: As an Illinois state senator, Obama voted against legislation promoted by anti-abortion activists that would have conferred protection to fetuses showing any signs of life after an abortion, even if doctors did not believe the fetus was viable. Obama pointed to an existing Illinois law requiring doctors to protect fetuses they believed were likely to survive after an abortion, and said he was concerned the proposed new law was so broad it could interfere with routine abortions. Obama said he would have supported federal legislation President George W. Bush signed in 2002 that would protect a viable fetus but reaffirmed a womans right to an abortion."
These assertions miss the truth in three key respects, which are covered in Just Facts' research on abortion in the sections dealing with live births and terminology.
(Excerpt) Read more at justfactsdaily.com ...
Double-speak and double negatives aside, how is this explanation even a teeny, teeny bit different from what Newt said?
And from Doug Ross:
Fact Checking National Journal’s “Fact Check”: Yes, Obama Voted to Legalize Infanticide. Not Once, But Twice.
Speaking of history, you have an interesting one for posting, Zero-loving troll.
Something smells here...
I haven’t been IBTZ in a while.
Aww.. somebody insulted Barry BigEars, and here comes someone to defend him!
Hmmmmmmmmm... I thought Barack Obama was the key sponsor of the Illinois bill to kill born alive newborns but still finish the abortion job?
Something smells here... I bet if I do some looking, I’ll find these guys aren’t telling the truth.
So it seems you agree with this article and don't think Obama supports infanticide....
I say, IBTZ!
Look what we have here boys!! An Obuggery loving troll!
IBTZ!! Calling all Kitties!!
It is unfair for the article to give Newt and the AP equal culpability on the matter.
The AP’s “fact check” is a bold lie. It uses purposeful distortions (calling a born child a “fetus”), ignores facts (Obama voted to kill legislation that Obama claimed he voted for), and parrots Obama’s distorted position on the matter
Newt’s so-called “distortion” of
killing = leaving nonviable newborns to suffer and die without care
is a matter of what can be explained under the time constraints of a debate.
You have made exactly three posts on FR in three years and ALL OF THEM have been defending Zero's abortion record.
Are you going to try to defend yourself, you Zero-butt-kissing libtard?