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  • Trump's evangelical advisory board features Bachmann, Falwell

    06/22/2016 9:40:38 AM PDT · by Lee N. Field · 38 replies
    Politico ^ | 6/21/2016 | Nick Gass
    Former Republican presidential candidate and Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann leads an alphabetical list of names announced by Donald Trump's campaign on Tuesday as the presumptive Republican nominee's evangelical executive advisory board. Along with Bachmann, the campaign announced the additions radio host and Focus on the Family founder James Dobson, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr, Faith and Freedom Coalition founder Ralph Reed, among more than two dozen names. Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/06/trump-evangelical-advisory-board-224612#ixzz4CKKqcdW9 Follow us: @politico on Twitter | Politico on Facebook
  • Santorum endorses Trump

    05/24/2016 4:39:03 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 93 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 24, 2016 | Jesse Byrnes
    Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) is throwing his support behind controversial presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. "I'm 100 percent," Santorum said Tuesday during an interview on Fox News's "On The Record," when asked if he was supporting or endorsing Trump. "That's endorse." Santorum, who backed Marco Rubio after dropping out of the race himself in February, said he spoke with Trump more than a week ago and he said the businessman asked for his support. The former Senator indicated a top reason for endorsing Trump is the vacant Supreme Court seat. Santorum said he made a couple suggestions...
  • Trumps promise: I will appoint judges that will be pro-life

    05/11/2016 7:13:09 AM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 59 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 05/11/16 | Steve Benen
    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump appeared on Fox News last night, where he fielded a question from a viewer who wanted him to name one specific thing he would do to protect the sanctity of human life. The GOP candidate quickly turned his focus to judicial nominees: I will protect [life] and the biggest way you can protect it is through the Supreme Court and putting people in the court. And actually the biggest way you can protect it, I guess, is by electing me president. Trump added that he expects to name as many as five high court...
  • Group Applauds Trump For Hiring Adviser With 'Deep Pro-Life Roots'

    Pro-life organization Susan B. Anthony List praised Donald Trump for hiring John Mashburn as a campaign policy adviser, calling Mashburn an "excellent hire, especially for the pro-life movement and our legislative priorities." "I have known and respected John Mashburn for many years," SBA president Marjorie Dannenfelser said in a statement. "He is a smart strategist with deep pro-life roots. John is well-respected across every issue set. For him, the life issue is foundational and one which helped draw him into politics." "I have known and respected John Mashburn for many years," SBA president Marjorie Dannenfelser said in a statement. "He...
  • Conservative Catholics endorse Ted Cruz as Trump alternative

    03/20/2016 9:51:20 AM PDT · by John W · 77 replies
    Religion News Service ^ | March 19, 2016 | David Gibson
    (RNS) More than 50 conservative Catholic activists and political leaders have come out in support of Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz in an effort to shore up Catholic backing for Cruz as an alternative to Donald Trump. Among them is a priest from South Carolina who may be skirting the edges of his own churchs policies against clerics becoming involved in politics. Trump is currently leading the three-man GOP field and has drawn strong primary support from Catholic voters despite his controversial rhetoric and past stands on key issues like abortion rights, which he once supported. The Catholics endorsing Cruz,...
  • Donald Trump took 5 different positions on abortion in 3 days (video documentation)

    04/04/2016 12:00:24 AM PDT · by UnwashedPeasant · 80 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4/3/2016 | Philip Bump
    You can see the exact moment last week that Donald Trump made up his mind on whether women would face criminal punishment once he signed new restrictions into law. He is at a town hall with MSNBCs Chris Matthews, and, after Matthews badgers him for a while, he finally answers the question. The answer is ... that, Trump says, eyes looking to the side in thought, there has to be some form of punishment. He punctuates has with a hand gesture. Done. Final. But as it turns out and as it has turned out repeatedly over the course of...
  • As Nominee, Donald Trump Would Do Incalculable Damage to the Pro-Life Cause

    03/31/2016 8:31:23 AM PDT · by C19fan · 49 replies
    National Review ^ | March 30, 2016 | David French
    I agree with Quin Hillyer. Donald Trumps comments on abortion first advocating punishing women who abort then backtracking hours later were indeed a mess. They played into the hands of abortion advocates in every way helping caricature pro-lifers as anti-woman and raising the specter of back-alley abortions. So far, Trumps pro-life conversion has mainly served to make Planned Parenthood look good (he cant stop praising the nations largest abortion provider) and the pro-life movement look bad. He simply has no idea how to talk about arguably the most sensitive issue in politics.
  • Raymond's Debra doesn't love Trump!

    02/29/2016 7:15:53 PM PST · by HypatiaTaught · 50 replies
    injo.com ^ | 2/29/2016 | Kayla Brandon
    Its been two decades since Patricia Heaton first made her mark on Hollywood as Debra Barone in Everybody Loves Raymond, but now shes making waves in a very different wayon social media. Heaton, whose Twitter followers have gone from 69,000 to 324,000 in the past four years, is known for commenting about the latest political news, especially when it concerns the Republican party. According to the L.A. Times, the 57-year-old is pretty active within the GOP, including her role as honorary chairwoman of Feminists for Life, an anti-abortion group. However, Heaton revealed Monday morning the one presidential candidate who could...
  • Cruz: If Trumps Actually Pro-Life Today Wouldnt He Ask Forgiveness For Partial-Birth Abortion

    02/27/2016 1:28:46 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 163 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/27/2016 | IAN HANCHETT
    Texas Senator Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) stated of fellow candidate Donald Trump If someone is actually pro-life today, would you perhaps ask God for forgiveness for spending 60 years advocating for partial-birth abortion? And that Trump is telling us, he is going to go back on what hes saying during an interview broadcast on Fridays Hannity on the Fox News Channel.
  • Donald Trump: Roe v. Wade Was “Wrongly Decided,” I Will Appoint Judges to Change It

    02/18/2016 3:19:08 PM PST · by Kazan · 208 replies
    Life News ^ | FEB 18, 2016 | STEVEN ERTELT
    In the second part of an interview with David Brody of CBN, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he thinks the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case that ushered in an era of 48 million abortions was “wrongly decided.” Trump said he would appoint “very good judges” who would ultimately “change it” but he opposed roe without specifically saying it should be overturned. “It’s been very strongly decided but it can be changed,” Trump told Brody. “Things are put there and they’re passed but they can be unpassed with time but it’s going to take time because you have a...
  • VANITY: Can Donald Trump state he is Pro-life and still support Planned Parenthood?

    02/15/2016 3:40:08 PM PST · by Idaho_Cowboy · 104 replies
    The space between my ears. | February 15,2016 | Idaho Cowboy
    Donald Trump has "flatly stated" (as some have said) that he is Pro Life. Donald Trump has also come out in support of Planned Parenthood (just not for aborition) stating they do wonderful things. http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/02/14/trump-planned-parenthood-does-do-wonderful-things-but-not-as-it-relates-to-abortion/ I need not remind my fellow Freepers that Planned Parenthood's bread and butter is taking tax-payer money, dismembering babies, and selling those babies as parts. To be fair to Donald he did go on record as saying Planned Parenthood defunded. This was back when Ted Cruz was fighting in the senate to defund the institution and Mitch, Boehner and company caved in again. Trump has...
  • DONALD J. TRUMP FOR PRESIDENT, INC. OPED -- The Culture of Life

    02/15/2016 1:17:55 PM PST · by SubMareener · 75 replies
    Donald J. Trump Campaign ^ | February 15, 2016 | Donald J. Trump
    Let me be clear--I am pro-life. I support that position with exceptions allowed for rape, incest or the life of the mother being at risk. I did not always hold this position, but I had a significant personal experience that brought the precious gift of life into perspective for me. My story is well documented, so I will not retell it here. However, what I will do with the remaining space is express my feelings about life, and the culture of life, as we approach the 43nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade. I build things. There is a process...
  • Ted Cruz Got Donald Trump to Defend Planned Parenthood on Stage in South Carolina

    02/14/2016 7:57:27 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 113 replies
    The Resurgent ^ | February 13, 2016, 11:04pm | Erick Erickson
    That was one of the most amazing parts of the CBS Debate and Cruz at his finest.In a feisty exchange related to core principles, Cruz pointed out that Donald Trump had said the federal government should fund Planned Parenthood. Not only did Trump agree that the federal government should fund Planned Parenthood, but Trump praised all the good work Planned Parenthood does.Look for that to be turned into an ad rather quickly. Cruz seriously kicked the snot out of Donald Trump on stage. In fact, during the course of this, Cruz said he liked Trump and Trump thanked Cruz. Less...
  • Donald Trump: Planned Parenthood ‘Does Do Wonderful Things But Not As It Relates to Abortion’

    02/14/2016 2:33:36 PM PST · by Hoodat · 116 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 14 Feb 2016 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) challenged Donald Trump on his view of Planned Parenthood during the GOP debate in South Carolina. Cruz charged that Trump supports taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood. "Where did I support it?" Trump asked repeatedly. "You supported it when we were battling over defunding Planned Parenthood," Cruz said in return. Trump said Cruz's statements were "a lot of lies." "You said, 'Planned Parenthood does wonderful things and we should not defund it,'" Cruz pointed out. "It does do wonderful things but not as it relates to abortion," Trump asserted. "Excuse me. Excuse me, there are wonderful things...
  • Donald Trump op-ed: My vision for a Culture of Life

    01/23/2016 8:47:03 AM PST · by ironman · 275 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 23, 2016 | Donald Trump
    Let me be clear - I am pro-life. I support that position with exceptions allowed for rape, incest or the life of the mother being at risk. I did not always hold this position, but I had a significant personal experience that brought the precious gift of life into perspective for me. My story is well documented, so I will not retell it here. However, what I will do with the remaining space is express my feelings about life, and the culture of life, as we just marked the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade. I build things. There is...
  • Sen. Cruz: Pope Francis Message Inspires Us to Protect the Dignity of Each Person, Born and Unborn

    09/24/2015 1:48:41 PM PDT · by Isara · 18 replies
    Cruz.Senate.gov ^ | September 24, 2015
    WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement on Pope Francis’ speech to Congress: “It was an honor to have Pope Francis address Congress. It was a powerful call for all of us to set aside pettiness and partisan divides and come together with shared values to solve the very real challenges facing this country, and I hope that is a message that is heard on both sides of the aisle. Pope Francis is a powerful voice for life. He is powerful voice for marriage. He is a powerful voice for religious liberty. Pope Francis is...
  • Jindal To Slam Republicans Who Want to Silence Pro-Life Base at National Right To Life Convention

    07/09/2015 4:47:00 PM PDT · by Engraved-on-His-hands · 4 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | July 9, 2015 | Susan Berry
    Presidential contender Bobby Jindal will deliver the keynote address Thursday at the National Right to Life Convention in New Orleans. According to a press release containing some of Jindals prepared remarks, the Republican governor of Louisiana which has been named as the most pro-life state in the nation will blast the Republican Party smart guys for failing to adhere to a commitment to pro-life policies, portraying the pro-life base, instead, as a distraction. The Republican smart guys in Washington see cultural issues such as protecting life as a side issue and a distraction, Jindal plans to say. They...
  • Sen. Cruz: Every life is a gift

    01/23/2015 8:05:41 PM PST · by Morgana · 5 replies
    yourhoustonnews.com ^ | January 23, 2015
    WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, released the following statement in support of the 2015 March for Life: Today thousands of students, families, and church communities have traveled to Washington to march for life and lift up our nation in prayer. Forty-two years ago, Roe v. Wade overturned a Texas law and in one sweeping decision legalized abortion on demand across our nation. We are filled with grief for the nearly 57 million souls who will never have a chance to become the next teachers, artists, entrepreneurs, and heroes. This anniversary marks a shadow in our nations history,...
  • Three Reasons Pro-Life People Need to be Involved in the Political Process

    11/03/2014 8:02:55 AM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    Life News ^ | 11/3/14 | Josh Brahm
    Its Election Day on Tuesday. (Not a Calvinist holiday. People are voting in booths) A lot of pro-life advocates are fed up with politics, especially in a state like California where it seems like the pro-life vote doesnt matter. I have a lot of empathy with people who feel apathetic about the entire political process, but I want to offer a few reasons to stay involved. voteprolife26I spoke at a pro-life conference in Southern California recently put on by California Pro-Life Council, and Bryan Johnston asked me to spend the last part of my speech encouraging the attendees to stay...
  • Exclusive: Rand Paul Discusses Why He's Pro-Life at Rally with 400 North Carolina Pastors

    10/03/2014 7:50:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 2 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10/2/2014 | Matthew Boyle
    Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) rallied 400 North Carolina pastors Tuesday evening, explaining to them why he is pro-lifean issue that, given Pauls libertarian leanings, could be a point of attack from other conservative candidates in his likely 2016 presidential campaign.
  • 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/