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  • In Virginia, a Lot of White Women Voted for Anti-Choice Ken Cuccinelli

    11/06/2013 4:13:09 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 67 replies
    By electing Democrat Terry McAuliffe yesterday, Virginia residents narrowly avoided life under one of the most radically anti-choice candidates in recent history, Ken Cuccinelli. (He has compared abortion to slavery.) Thank God women turned out at the polls to defend reproductive justice, just like in 2012, right? Not exactly. The New York Times broke down exit polls by gender and ethnicity, revealing a majority of white women 54 percent voted for Cuccinelli, patron of crisis pregnancy centers. Meanwhile, a whopping 91 percent of black women and 90 percent of black men voted for McAuliffe. According to the Daily...
  • Virginia Voters Beware: Terry McAuliffe Stands With Late-Term Abortion

    08/12/2013 6:56:04 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    life news ^ | Matthew Clark
    Terry McAuliffe is bringing his radical pro-abortion agenda to a whole new level. McAuliffe is joining forces with the standard-bearer for late-term abortion (i.e. the killing of a viable baby), Wendy Davis, literally fundraising off the brutal destruction of human life and endangering women (though its not the first time). Davis is the pro-abortion legislator who inspired a mob to literally shut down the Texas legislature earlier this year in order to prevent a bill from passing that would ban late-term abortions and ensure that abortion clinics abide under reasonable health standards. Now, she is joining forces with McAuliffe to...
  • January March for Life must be biggest ever -- and must march TO THE WHITE HOUSE

    11/17/2012 5:31:12 PM PST · by NewJerseyJoe · 8 replies
    self | 11/17/12 | NewJerseyJoe
    The annual March for Life in January needs to have 10 million people show up! Can we make it happen? Also: Do any FReepers know anyone in National Right to Life? This fight needs to be taken to the source in January -- National Park Service "permission" be damned. Thoughts?
  • Rasmussen: 54% now call themselves pro-choice, 38% pro-life

    11/16/2012 1:14:40 PM PST · by JerseyanExile · 32 replies
    Hot Air ^ | November 15, 2012 | Allahpundit
    Wait a sec, you say. Didnt Gallup find just six months ago that the number who describe themselves as pro-choice was at a record low? Indeed they did.But as the saying goes, my friends: Elections have consequences.More voters than ever now identify themselves as pro-choice when it comes to abortion, and most rate the issue as important to how they vote.The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely U.S. Voters shows that 54% describe themselves as pro-choice on the issue of abortion, while 38% say they are pro-life.Lets look at trends on abortion in a few recent polls. This...
  • Youth voters more pro-life this election

    11/03/2012 8:38:50 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 11 replies
    One News Now ^ | November 3, 2012 | Charlie Butts
    Young people will have an impact on Tuesday's election, according to a poll commissioned by Students for Life of America.Seventy-seven percent of 18- to 24-year-olds plan to vote on Tuesday, compared to the 49-percent youth turnout in the 2008 election. Students for Life president, Kristan Hawkins, says, "The HHS mandate -- that mandate that forces employers of faith and conscience to have to provide abortion causing drugs for their employees -- carries negative political currency for two-fifths of young voters." Hawkins adds that the plurality of young Americans, including those in every major demographic and geographic group, said they would...
  • (Arlington VA) Bishop Loverde's pre-election letter

    11/02/2012 4:07:02 AM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Arlington Catholic Herald ^ | 10/31/12 | Bishop Paul S. Loverde
    My brothers and sisters in Christ, With Election Day now a week away, I take this final opportunity to urge you all to vote in these very important national elections. As I have communicated to you in columns, letters, homilies and statements over the past months, we as Catholics are confronted with grave challenges to our beliefs as baptized and confirmed members of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. Indeed, we know that we face serious threats to our very ability to practice and live our faith in our communities as full citizens. We are first Catholics, not Democrats...
  • Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade airs anti-Obama ad in Florida

    10/24/2012 3:50:10 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 31 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/23/12 | Johanna Dasteel
    Co-authored with John Jalsevac Florida, October 23, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) Nearly 40 years ago, as a young, pregnant woman, Norma McCorvey played an instrumental part in the Supreme Court decision that brought legal abortion to America. Now McCorvey, the Roe in the Roe v. Wade case, has released an ad urging voters not to vote for Obama. McCorvey became a Christian in 1995 and has since repudiated her role in Roe v. Wade, campaigning for its reversal. The ad is set to air in Florida, and is backed by Randall Terry, the pro-life activist who is running for office on...
  • Billy Graham takes full-page ad in Ohio newspaper to back Romney

    10/22/2012 11:40:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 10/22/2012 | Robin Abcarian
    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In the heart of one of the nations most contested states, newspaper readers awoke Sunday to a full-page plea from Americas most famous evangelist to vote for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Sort of. The full-page ad in the Columbus Dispatch featured a black-and-white photo of the Rev. Billy Graham, with a brief text burned into the dark background in white letters over Grahams signature. On Nov. 6, the day before my 94th birthday, read Grahams message, our nation will hold one of the most critical elections in my lifetime. We are at a crossroads and there...
  • Pro-life leaders react to Obama at Catholic Al Smith Dinner

    10/19/2012 2:09:21 PM PDT · by NYer · 48 replies
    Life Site News ^ | October 19, 2012 | JOHN JALSEVAC
    President Obama with Cardinal Dolan and Mitt Romney at Thursday's Al Smith dinner. October 19, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Obama and Mitt Romney traded barbs and shared a meal with Cardinal Timothy Dolan last night at the lavish Al Smith Dinner – an annual Catholic charities fundraiser that this year was dogged by controversy over the question of whether the president should have been invited. Many pro-life activists opposed Obama’s presence, citing fears that the light-hearted tone of the evening as well as the inevitable photo-op of the president yucking it up with the cardinal risked leaving the confusing impression...
  • Romney: I Will Be a Pro-Life President, De-Fund Planned Parenthood

    10/10/2012 2:24:21 PM PDT · by NYer · 86 replies
    Life News ^ | October 10, 2012 | Steven Ertelt
    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...
  • I Will Not Vote For Pro-Death President

    10/08/2012 8:28:08 PM PDT · by Slyfox · 14 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | October 2, 2012 | Nat Hentoff
    On the one hand, I cannot vote to re-elect President Barack Obama, who more than any other president in our history continuously exceeds the constitutional limitations of the executive branch. For example one of many Ive documented Obama, without going to a judge, regularly selects those who are to be assassinated from a kill list; this includes American citizens suspected of being associated with terrorists. But I have other reasons for not possibly voting for him. One is that no previous president has been so radically pro-abortion as Obama, who, when he was in the Illinois Senate, voted...
  • Catholics, moving to the right?

    09/23/2012 1:43:05 PM PDT · by Vinylly · 43 replies
    Seattle, WA is extreamly liberal, think -Boston liberal. Yesterday St. Benidicts in the Wallingford community was celebrating their annual 'Borkwurst' Festival to raise money for their school. I wore a 2 1/2"X 3 1/2" pen I made up on my computor that said: 'ROMNEY: God, Freedom, and Prosperity. Obama: Socialism, Slavery, and $20 TRILLION Debt.' As I walked around the playground with our family, I recieved quite a few requests to take a picture of my sign with their i-pods. One girl said she wanted to send the pic. to her dad to prove that not everybody in Wallingford was...
  • Romney pledges to protect sanctity of life, marriage in GOP acceptance speech

    08/31/2012 1:56:27 PM PDT · by NYer · 114 replies
    Life Site News ^ | August 31, 2012 | JOHN JALSEVAC
    TAMPA, August 31, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney delivered his acceptance speech at the GOP convention Thursday night, laying out his vision for a Romney presidency. “Mr. Chairman, delegates. I accept your nomination for president of the United States of America,” Romney said. “I do so with humility, deeply moved by the trust you have placed in me. It is a great honor. It is an even greater responsibility.” In a speech focusing mainly on the country’s economic quandary and his own life history, Romney inserted a reference to social issues, pledging to protect life and...
  • We Applaud the Republican Platform: No 'Abortion Rights', Only a Right to Life

    08/21/2012 7:34:34 PM PDT · by tcg · 7 replies
    Catholic Online ^ | 8/22/12 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    ...Platform is clear: "Faithful to the 'self-evident' truths enshrined in the Declaration of Independence, we assert the sanctity of human life and affirm that the unborn child has a fundamental individual right to life which cannot be infringed. We support a human life amendment to the Constitution and endorse legislation to make clear that the Fourteenth Amendment's protections apply to unborn children." ... opponents of the fundamental Human Right to Life of our youngest neighbors in the first home of the human race control much of the media. So, this heroic action by the Republican Platform Committee is reported in...
  • Romney says Ryan won't oppose abortion in rape cases (Romney supports both rape & incest abortion)

    08/20/2012 5:17:54 AM PDT · by xzins · 290 replies
    JS Online ^ | Aug. 20, 2012 | James Rowen
    Odious remarks by GOP Missouri Senate candidate Cong. Todd Akin about how few pregnancies result from "legitimate rape" have done more than outrage people across the country and doom Akin's bid to move up from the House. It motivated the Romney campaign - - already trailing among women voters in recent polls - - to distance itself from Akin by assuring voters that Romney and Paul Ryan - - the "Romney-Ryan administration" - - should they win in November, would not oppose raped women's access to abortion. "Governor Romney and Congressman (Paul) Ryan disagree with Mr. Akin's statement, and a...
  • Catholic Pro-Life Group Endorses Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan

    08/18/2012 1:51:26 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Life News ^ | August 17, 2012 | Steven Ertelt
    This week, one of the leading pro-life groups for Catholics made the decision to put its imprimatur on the presidential ticket of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, saying it is the right vote for pro-lifers. On the heels of Romneys picking a pro-life running mate in Rep. Paul Ryan, Brian Burch of Catholic Vote told his supporters, Mitt Romney made his choice. Today we are making ours. CatholicVote.org is proud to announce that we are enthusiastically endorsing Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan in the 2012 presidential race, Burch said. The decision to endorse Romney for President was made after Governor...
  • Gallup survey: Obamas double down on abortion is a serious mistake now that Ryan is in the race

    08/14/2012 7:59:10 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 6 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | August 14, 2012 | Derrick Hollenbeck, staff writer
    The panic of the Left over Mitt Romneys selection of Wisconsin conservative Paul Ryan is evident and well founded, because of Ryans perfect pro-life credentials. The Democrats have always loved abortion. It has been the way they could mesmerize women into supporting them. This is why the results of a largely ignored May 2012 Gallup survey, combined with the selection of Ryan, delivers a hammer blow to Barack Obama. In his fear and distress Obama has launched an attack on Ryans perfect pro-life record which will backfire big time. Right now Paul Ryan is an unknown quantity to a...
  • Santorum GOP Convention Event for Romney Features Pro-Life Leaders

    08/08/2012 3:33:31 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 8 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | Aug 8 2012 | by Steven Ertelt
    Rick Santorum has released more information about the event he is holding at the GOP convention for Mitt Romney, and it will feature a plethora of pro-life leaders and activists. As LifeNews has reported, Santorum, the pro-life former Republican presidential candidate, is organizing an event at the GOP convention later this month to rally pro-life, social conservative voters behind Romney. As LifeNews has reported, Santorum, the pro-life former Republican presidential candidate, is organizing an event at the GOP convention later this month to rally pro-life, social conservative voters behind Romney.Santorum is now the head of a conservative activist group he...
  • Pick a pro-life VP, Christie tells Romney

    08/06/2012 1:42:50 PM PDT · by NYer · 12 replies
    Life Site News ^ | August 6, 2012 | KATHLEEN GILBERT
    ASPEN, Colorado, August 6, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - New Jersey governor Chris Christie has advised Mitt Romney to steer clear of a vice presidential pick that supports abortion. Christie, a strongly pro-life GOP figure thought to be a possibility himself for Romney’s VP slot, told reporters after a meeting of GOP governors Wednesday evening in Colorado that he thought it was possible the candidate would pick a pro-choice running mate - but that it wouldn’t be a good idea. “Do I think it’s possible? I think it’s possible,” said the governor, who has won notoriety for his own tough stance...
  • Romney Stands by Anti-Abortion VP Pledge

    07/13/2012 5:13:02 PM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 26 replies
    politico.com ^ | 7/13/12 | ALEXANDER BURNS
    There's not a ton of news coming out of Mitt Romney's interview tour on Bain Capital this evening. In an interview with ABC's Jonathan Karl, the Republican presidential candidate made this comment that would seem to deflate the latest Condi-for-VP boomlet: KARL: I want to ask you about a report that popped up about Condoleezza Rice being near the top of your list of potential running mates. I know youre not talking about the vice presidential search process but just tell me this: you said earlier that your running mate will be pro-life. Do you still stand by that. ROMNEY:...
  • Ann Coulter to Speak at Rally for Pres. Candidate Randall Terry

    02/23/2012 9:43:17 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 19 replies
    Opposing Views ^ | 2-22-2012 | Christian News Wire
    Ann Coulter to Speak at Rally for Pres. Candidate Randall Terry February 22, 2012 TULSA, OK -- Best Selling author and political pundit Ann Coulter will be the keynote speaker at a fundraising rally for Randall Terry for President in the Tulsa Oklahoma area on March 3rd. Event Details Date: Saturday, March 3, 2012. Time: 6:00 P.M. private fundraising reception; 7:00 P.M. Rally. Location: Arrow Heights Baptist Church, 3201 South Elm Place, Broken Arrow (just outside Tulsa), Oklahoma. Mr. Terry and his campaign team are in Oklahoma campaigning full time until the March 6 primary. They have opened an office...
  • Hot Mic: Duggar fam: Santorum has backbone of steel, a heart of gold'

    02/13/2012 5:58:09 PM PST · by writer33 · 31 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 02/13/12 | Nicholas Ballasy
    Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar of the hit TLC reality television series 19 Kids and Counting told The Daily Caller why they are supporting former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum for president. Most definitely Rick Santorum has a proven track record for family values and definitely for life, Mrs. Duggar told TheDC at CPAC. We feel like he has consistently stood for life. He authored the bill to ban partial birth abortion, whereas Romney in Massachusetts with Romneycare, there actually is allowable in the state still today $50 abortions for any pregnant woman and that was under the care...
  • Memo to Rick Santorum: You're awesome on the life issue. What did that get you in Florida? [vanity]

    02/01/2012 10:59:24 AM PST · by Constitutionalist Conservative · 126 replies
    February 1, 2012 | Meself
    Sir, I believe that none of the other GOP candidates are as solid as you are on the life issue.The problem is that, as huge as the abortion problem is in our country, there are many other issues that predominate in our country in this election cycle -- the economy, creeping fascism in our government, to name just two -- issues that could potentially affect the very existence of our nation and culture as we know it.To be honest, you are not the man who is giving the best voice to the concerns of those who truly care about the...
  • Head of Pro-Life Womens Group Backs Rick Santorum

    01/16/2012 2:38:37 PM PST · by caldera599 · 9 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 1/16/12 | Steven Ertelt
    In one of the first endorsements for former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum following this weekends meeting of evangelical and social conservative leaders that had them supporting his campaign, the head of a pro-life womens group has backed the GOP presidential hopeful. Penny Nance, President and CEO of Concerned Women for America, issued an endorsement for Santorum in her personal capacity, not speaking on behalf of the organization that represents hundreds of thousands of pro-life women.
  • Virginia Governor Signs Stricter Rules to Regulate Abortion Clinics

    12/30/2011 3:40:18 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/30/2011 | By Michael Gryboski
    Virginia abortion clinics that perform first-trimester abortions will have to submit to stricter regulations, which could result in most of them being shut down by next year. Gov. Bob McDonnell signed the new rules into law Thursday after they received approval from Virginias departments of Planning and Budget and Health and Human Resources. Taylor Thornley, deputy director of communications for Gov. McDonnell, said that the new regulations had strong support from both parties in the General Assembly. These regulations are a product of an amendment that passed both the House and Senate with bipartisan support, said Thornley in a statement....
  • READ THE TRANSCRIPT: Herman Cain would ban abortion, including in cases of rape and incest

    10/20/2011 6:43:41 AM PDT · by dangus · 97 replies
    Piers Morgan
    So now the Romney or Perry supporters are desperately trying to portray Herman Cain as soft on the issue of abortion, trying to twist his words out of context to sound as if he said the exact opposite of what he said. Here's the transcript: MORGAN: Abortion. What's your view of abortion? CAIN: I believe that life begins at conception. And abortion under no circumstances. And here's why -- MORGAN: No circumstances? CAIN: No circumstances. MORGAN: Because many of your fellow candidates -- some of them qualify that. CAIN: They qualify but -- MORGAN: Rape and incest. CAIN: Rape and...
  • Herman Cain Presses No Compromise Pro-Life View on Abortion

    10/17/2011 9:34:36 AM PDT · by julieee · 85 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | October 17, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Herman Cain Presses No Compromise Pro-Life View on Abortion Washington, DC -- Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain pressed a no compromise pro-life view on abortion during a weekend interview with Meet The Press, and told host David Gregory he would not support abortion, including in cases of rape or incest. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/10/17/herman-cain-presses-no-compromise-pro-life-view-on-abortion/
  • Obama Faces Hard Times With Catholic Voters Over Abortion

    04/25/2011 8:26:45 AM PDT · by julieee · 51 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | April 25, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Obama Faces Hard Times With Catholic Voters Over Abortion When Barack Obama won 54 percent of the Catholic vote in the 2008 presidential election, commentators barely noticed that John McCain won a majority of the religiously-active Catholic vote (51 percent to 49 percent). This was a small margin, to be sure, but it doesn't bode well for the 2012 presidential race, after all the worst predictions of Obama's support for abortion became reality. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/04/25/obama-faces-hard-times-with-catholic-voters-over-abortion/
  • Trump: Im pro-life now

    04/08/2011 8:16:56 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 42 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 09, 2011 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Via the Brody File, I feel obliged to post this now that hes the tea-party frontrunner and the recipient of some surprisingly encouraging buzz from evangelical leaders. You know what the most fun part of having Trump in the race would be? The fact that hes basically the bizarro Romney. Theyre oddly alike in some ways. Each has been wildly successful in business and used it as a springboard to other prominent pursuits. Each is highly regarded for his managerial ability, to the extent that Trump had a whole television series built around it. And each is suspect for being...
  • Donald Trump Explains Conversion to Pro-Life Side on Abortion

    04/08/2011 8:13:43 AM PDT · by julieee · 77 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | April 8. 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Donald Trump Explains Conversion to Pro-Life Side on Abortion New York, NY -- Business mogul Donald Trump shocked attendees at the conservative CPC conference in February when he declared himself pro-life after years of supporting the pro-abortion position. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/04/08/donald-trump-explains-conversion-to-pro-life-side-on-abortion/
  • GOP 2012 hopefuls united against Planned Parenthood funding

    04/02/2011 12:47:38 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 2, 2011 | Shane D'Aprile
    The rumored field of 2012 presidential hopefuls is uniting behind a plan to cut all federal funding for Planned Parenthood, aligning them with a group of House conservatives who are insisting that any final budget deal includes a policy rider to defund the organization. With less than week left for congressional leaders to reach a budget deal and avert a government shutdown, the proposed rider that would end all federal funding for Planned Parenthood remains one of the thorniest issues in the budget standoff. Some House conservatives, led by Rep. Mike Pence (Ind.), have indicated they're unwilling to compromise on...
  • Pro-Life Measure Voted Down in Colo.

    11/03/2010 6:12:22 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 39 replies
    Christian Post ^ | Nov. 3, 2010 | Nathan Black
    Colorado voters on Tuesday rejected what was said to be the nation's only pro-life amendment. Personhood Amendment 62, which would have given human rights to the unborn, was defeated by a nearly 3-to-1 margin. This is the second time the pro-life measure was voted down. "Tonights victory sends a strong message that Colorado is a pro-choice state," Planned Parenthood spokeswoman Monica McCafferty told The Colorado Independent. After a failed attempt in 2008, "pro-life missionaries" and volunteers were optimistic this time around as they mobilized churches and the pro-life faithful. Language was also altered to define "person" to include "every human...
  • Planned Parenthood Scared by Tea Party Success

    09/23/2010 3:09:13 PM PDT · by topher · 96 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 23, 2010 | By Kathleen Gilbert
    Thursday September 23, 2010 Planned Parenthood Scared by Tea Party Success By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., September 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In addition to discontent with out-of-control spending and government expansion, the American Tea Party movement is motivated by a strong devotion to the right to life of the unborn - something that appears to have caught the pro-abortion establishment, including Planned Parenthood, off-guard.In a Facebook post Monday, the Planned Parenthood Federation of America expressed frustration at the burgeoning popularity of thoroughly pro-life candidates who have shot to stardom thanks to Tea Party momentum."It's easy to laugh at some of...
  • Breaking: Pro-Life Rand Paul Wins by Landslide in Republican Primary in Kentucky

    05/18/2010 5:57:46 PM PDT · by tcg · 149 replies · 1,971+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 5/19/10 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    The Major news sources have all called the Republican Primary in Kentucky and Rand Paul, the son of Ron Paul, has soundly defeated Trey Grayson for the Republic Party nomination for a seat in the US Senate. By the time the votes are all counted it could be a near landslide for the first time Senatorial candidate. Dr. Paul is a family man who has been married to his wife Kelley for 19 years. They have three sons. He is a doctor, and not a politician. That is part of the appeal he had for the voters of Kentucky. There...
  • Dobson: GOP misled me on Rand Paul

    05/03/2010 8:38:55 AM PDT · by speciallybland · 263 replies · 3,166+ views
    Politico ^ | 05/03/2010 | Josh Kraushaar
    Christian conservative leader James Dobson withdrew his endorsement of Kentucky Senate candidate Trey Grayson Monday, switching his support to Rand Pauls campaign and accusing senior members of the GOP of misleading him about Pauls record on abortion. Dobson said in an audio recording that he made an embarrassing mistake as a result of misunderstanding Pauls position on abortion. I was given misleading information about the candidacy of Dr. Rand Paul, who is running in the Republican Primary for the U.S. Senate. Senior members of the GOP told me Dr. Paul is pro-choice and that he opposes many conservative perspectives, so...
  • Rick Santorum Endorsement: Trey Grayson is the only 100% pro-life candidate in this race

    04/16/2010 9:41:04 AM PDT · by mnehring · 63 replies · 1,231+ views
    Trey Grayson has received a very powerful endorsement from Rick Santorum, pro-life former Senator from Pennsylvania. I personally most remember Rick Santorum for his famous exchange with Senator Barbara Boxer regarding the right to life. Please read that here. His endorsement of Trey Grayson is below. Louisville, Kentucky Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum announced today that he is endorsing Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate. Santorum is in Kentucky to speak at the 40th anniversary dinner for Kentucky Right to Life. "Trey Grayson is the only 100% pro-life candidate in this race....
  • Pro-Life Groups Help Stupak's GOP Opponents

    03/22/2010 1:52:57 PM PDT · by BAW · 16 replies · 698+ views
    Newsmax ^ | Mar 22, 2010 | David A. Patten
    Pro-life groups are characterizing Rep. Bart Stupak's decision to support Obamacare and its abortion-funding language as a "betrayal," putting the congressman squarely in the political cross-hairs in his upcoming re-election battle in Michigan. Dr. Charmaine Yoest, president and CEO of Americans United for Life, told Fox News on Monday morning: "This legislation is the biggest expansion of abortion in our country since Roe versus Wade. It really is a tragedy and on his part, it was a betrayal of historic proportions of principle." Until Sunday, the Michigan Democrat had insisted that he wouldn't support healthcare reform until Congress voted to...
  • Gallup: Republicans Now Strongly Pro-Life, Democrats Back Abortion

    03/08/2010 1:49:37 PM PST · by julieee · 24 replies · 280+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | March 8, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    Gallup: Republicans Now Strongly Pro-Life, Democrats Back Abortion Washington, DC -- The Gallup polling firm released a new report today looking back at its abortion polling from 1975-2009. It found that, over the last several years, Republicans and Democrats have become more polarized as Republicans move to a pro-life direction and Democrat embrace abortion. http://www.LifeNews.com/nat6089.html
  • Rand Paul's False Claims on Abortion Don't Match His Previous Statements [KY US Senate]

    02/24/2010 4:23:01 PM PST · by EternalVigilance · 59 replies · 977+ views
    AIPNews.com ^ | Feb. 24, 2010 | Johnson and Grayson campaigns
    Friends of Trey Grayson / Johnson Senate Committee Joint Press ReleaseFor Immediate Release:                                                             Wednesday, February 24, 2010                                                             Contact:  Nate Hodson (Friends of Trey Grayson)(859) 757-4349 / nate@treygrayson.com              Contact: Jennifer Walker (Johnson Senate Committee)(270) 604-1164 / press@kentuckybill.com Florence, Kentucky –            Secretary of State Trey Grayson and Businessman Bill Johnson, both Republican candidates for U.S. Senate issued the following response today to the claims contained in Rand Paul’s radio ad on the topic of abortion:               “There’s no ‘probably’ when it comes to the issue of partial birth abortion among Kentucky pro-life activists,” said Grayson.  “Whether it’s Bill Johnson...
  • Rep. Kennedys retirement an opportunity for pro-lifers, Rhode Island group says

    02/12/2010 4:16:35 PM PST · by NYer · 24 replies · 415+ views
    cna ^ | February 12, 2010
    Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.) Providence, R.I., Feb 12, 2010 / 04:59 pm (CNA).- Rep. Patrick Kennedys decision not to run for re-election creates an opportunity for a pro-life candidate to replace him, a Rhode Island pro-life group said on Friday. Kennedy had sparked a dispute with his bishop after he strongly criticized the Catholic bishops opposition to health care legislation that funded abortion.Rep. Kennedy, a Democrat and son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.), announced his decision in a video posted to YouTube on Thursday. He said his life is taking a new direction. He has held his...
  • 'Don't Tell Me I Didn't Stand My Ground', Sen. Nelson Tells Pro-Life Leaders

    01/25/2010 10:25:30 AM PST · by Sopater · 66 replies · 2,396+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | Friday January 22, 2010 | Kathleen Gilbert
    One month after Senator Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) stunned pro-lifers across the country by casting the crucial vote allowing the health care bill to pass the Senate, the beleaguered Democrat caused a stir when he arrived unexpectedly at a private meeting of pro-life leaders Wednesday to explain his reasoning and insist that he was still devoted to their cause. The atmosphere of the room grew tense, however, as it became clear that Nelson had not come to apologize for casting the 60th "yes" vote that dashed the hopes of pro-life leaders counting on the senator to stop the abortion-expanding bill in...
  • Pro-life leaders cheer Brown's win over Coakley

    01/20/2010 4:14:27 PM PST · by NYer · 10 replies · 408+ views
    cna ^ | Januay 20, 2010
    Martha Brown / Senator Scott Brown Boston, Mass., Jan 20, 2010 / 02:31 pm (CNA).- Several prominent pro-life leaders are responding to Scott Brown's Senate victory in Massachusetts last night, with one saying that Brown's success is a win for American women.Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the pro-life political action group Susan B. Anthony List said on Wednesday that The election of Scott Brown is no accident, and that The American people have spoken tonight. Martha Coakley's defeat is not a setback for women in politics, it is a victory, the SBA List president said. She went on to call...
  • BREAKING:Phony robo calls tell voters Mass Citizens for Life is not supporting Brown

    01/19/2010 12:34:32 PM PST · by Justaham · 24 replies · 779+ views
    redmassgroup.com ^ | 1-19-10 | b "EaBo Clipper" Eno
    Boston, MA (LifeNews.com) -- Behind in the polls to Republican Senate candidate Scott brown, supporters of pro-abortion candidate Martha Coakley have evidentially reached into their bag of dirty tricks. A Washington, D.C. based company is making calls to Massachusetts residents pretending to represent a prominent pro-life group. The calls, from 202-461-3441, a Washington number registered to a company called SOOH, claim to be from Massachusetts Citizens for Life. The caller claims the pro-life group is opposing Scott brown because of his stance against the health care bill, but as MCFL president Anne Fox told LifeNews.com late Monday, the opposite is...
  • Coakley Dirty Tricks: Phony calls pretending to be from Mass Citizens for Life!

    01/18/2010 4:25:40 PM PST · by cmj328 · 61 replies · 3,474+ views
    Massachusetts Citizens for Life ^ | Monday, January 18 | Anne Fox
    The most disgraceful thing is happening! Pro-lifers are receiving phone calls from people claiming to be Mass Citizens. The callers say that Mass Citizens is not supporting Scott Brown because of his position on health care! The truth is that Mass Citizens is supporting Brown because of his position on health care! These deceitful calls are coming from 202-461-3441, a Washington, DC number. The phone company says this is a company called SOOH. Pro-lifers are not the only victims of this scam. Our MCFL sleuths have found that this same number is calling people across the state claiming to...
  • Dems may lose Catholics over abortion

    11/15/2009 6:28:02 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 84 replies · 1,883+ views
    politico.com ^ | Nov. 15, 2009 | JEANNE CUMMINGS
    By teeing up a public battle over abortion in the health care bill now before the Senate, congressional Democrats could be risking more than just the fate of the legislation. Hanging in the balance are millions of Catholic swing voters who moved decisively to the Democrats in 2008 and who could shift away just as readily in 2010. According to exit polls, President Barack Obama won the support of 53 percent of Catholic voters, a seven-point increase over the showing of the Democrats 2004 nominee, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), a Catholic. Among Latino Catholics, who are often more conservative than...
  • With Friends Like Right-to-Life, Who Needs Enemies?

    11/08/2009 8:02:31 AM PST · by taxcutisapayraise · 21 replies · 966+ views
    Hope for Arizona blog ^ | Nov. 8, 2009 | taxcutisapayraise
    I have my pro-life credentials. Ive fought in the trenches, so shut-up. Too many times while in the trenches, Right-to-Life national leaders have been there wiping out our side, handing victory to the pro-aborts. Today, I lament and pray for and with Rep. John Shaddegg (AZ) who knew that if he could have received just a little bit of Right-to-Lifes cooperation, Pelosis health care bill would have gone down. Instead, Shaddegg got a Right-to-Life knife in the back. The battle lost in the House over the government health care takeover rests in large part on the shoulders of the national...
  • Stupak Amendment is Meaningless

    11/08/2009 9:38:26 AM PST · by foutsc · 4 replies · 430+ views
    Western Hero ^ | 11 Nov 09 | foutsc
    Fellow pro-lifers have been sending e-mails celebrating the passage of the stupak amendment. I'm not sharing in the celebration. That amendment is nothing but a small fig leaf for the cowardly blue dogs. Their lack of testicular fortitude makes it apparent that it only takes a small one to cover them. Note the language in this excerpt from the NY Times. The Stupak Amendment imposes "tight restrictions." It does not ban federal money from funding abortions. The loopholes are big enough to drive a herd of buffaloes through. To save the health care bill she (Pelosi) had to give...
  • Cao Votes for Life; Achieves Legislation to Protect the Health of All Americans

    11/08/2009 5:26:35 AM PST · by tobyhill · 26 replies · 1,317+ views
    Joseph Cao Press Release ^ | 11/7/2009 | Joseph (RINO) Cao
    Tonight, Congressman Anh Joseph Cao (LA-2) voted in favor of the comprehensive health reform bill, H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act. Of his vote, Cao said: Tonight, I voted to keep taxpayer dollars from funding abortion and to deliver access to affordable health care to the people of Louisiana. Cao said: I read the versions of the House [health reform] bill. I listened to the countless stories of Orleans and Jefferson Parish citizens whose health care costs are exploding if they are able to obtain health care at all. Louisianans needs real options for primary care,...
  • Gov-elect Chris Christie assures Family Policy group: "NJ has a proudly pro-life governor

    11/07/2009 3:07:49 PM PST · by Liz · 15 replies · 1,312+ views
    Governor-elect Chris Christie made a surpise appearance at the New Jersey Family Policy annual dinner. Gov Christie thanked the audience for all of the work done on behalf of New Jersey families. Christie told the New Jersey Family Policy group about his own family and his kids and spoke about their shared values. Governor-elect Chris Christie said he prepared his family for the possibility of a loss that was not to be. He huddled with his family on election night before going on stage to accept the election results. His family all shared their love and celebration. Governor-elect Christie graciously...
  • The Lesson of Bob McDonnell

    11/06/2009 11:34:21 AM PST · by GonzoII · 11 replies · 685+ views
    HeadlineBistro.Com ^ | Nov 5 2009 | Charlie Spiering
    The Lesson of Bob McDonnellby Charlie SpieringA week before the election, Virginia candidate for governor Bob McDonnell was asked in a radio interview if he would veto state funding for Planned Parenthood.We shouldn't be doing that (funding Planned Parenthood) in Virginia, answered ODonnell. That's common sense I think, and that will be part of what we get done.Pro-choice activists were furious and quick to condemn his remarks. To them it was one more reason why McDonnell was out of step and out of touch with voters. But McDonnell, with his common sense approach to politics, proved that you can still...