Obama's Top Priority is to Liberalize Abortion Laws

| 3 Comments

During the third and final Presidential debate Barack Obama claimed:

With respect to partial-birth abortion, I am completely supportive of a ban on late-term abortions, partial-birth or otherwise, as long as there's an exception for the mother's health and life, and this did not contain that exception.

If this is true why did he say his "top priority" to eliminate all laws that currently restrict partial-birth abortion by passing the Freedom of Choice Act (see video below)?


No, kick-starting the economy is not his number one goal and healthcare won't be top on his list of priorities.

Just what will FOCA do to existing laws which restrict and regulate the practice of killing a child in the womb?
According to the Family Research Council, here is what the Freedom of Choice will do:

All sides in the abortion fight agree, if FOCA were to pass both chambers of Congress and be signed by a pro-abortion President, it would, among other effects, provide for taxpayer-funded abortion on demand even late in pregnancy, grant abortionists immunity from legal action, allow abortionists the discretion to perform abortions on minors without notifying a parent, and deny health care workers the right to refuse to make abortion referrals as a matter of conscience.

  • "The legislation (FOCA) would invalidate existing and future laws that interfere with or discriminate against the exercise of the rights protected . It also would provide an individual aggrieved by a violation of the act a private right of civil action in order to obtain appropriate relie f" - Planned Parenthood website.
  • "As a general matter, if FOCA were enacted, it would wipe out a very large number of existing state laws on abortion, substantially impede the ability of states to regulate abortion, and override nearly 40 years of jurisprudential experience on the subject of abortion." - USCCB Memorandum on FOCA

FOCA would automatically overturn state abortion reporting requirements in all 50 states, 44 states' laws concerning parental involvement, 40 states' laws on restricting later-term abortions, 46 states' conscience protection laws for individual health care providers, 27 states' conscience protection laws for institutions, 38 states' bans on partial-birth abortions, 33 states' laws on requiring counseling before an abortion, and 16 states' laws concerning ultrasounds before an abortion.

FOCA seeks to eliminate any civil pro-life opposition in the public square:

"The bill would give women the right to file civil suits against any person or government agency that sought to limit their ability to get an abortion." - MSNBC Briefing Book: Issues '08.

  • Presumably this would not only include federal and state legislators who merely introduce legislation seeking restrictions on abortion but also against peaceful pro-lifers who pray and offer alternatives in front of abortion facilities.

FOCA-type legislation increases rates of abortion:

According to NARAL's web site, seven states ( California , Connecticut , Hawaii , Maine , Maryland , Nevada and Washington ) have legislation on the books similar to FOCA.

  • In Maryland , FOCA-type legislation has been on the books since 1991.   According to Planned Parenthood's Alan Guttmacher Institute, the abortion rate in the United States DECREASED nine percent since 2000 to 19.4 abortions per 1,000 women of reproductive age in 2005.   By contrast, the state of Maryland in 2005 produced a rate of 31.5 abortions per 1,000 women of reproductive age, an INCREASE of eight percent since 1991. 
  • Other states with similar FOCA laws on the books show abortion rates larger than the national average of 19.4 abortions per 1,000 women of reproductive age:
    • California has a rate of 27.1 abortions per 1,000 women of reproductive age.   Abortions in California represent 17.3 of all abortions in the United States .
    • Connecticut has a rate of 23.6 abortions per 1,000 women of reproductive age.   The rate has increased 12% since 2000, when it was 21.1 abortions per 1,000 women.
    • Hawaii has a rate of 21.8 abortions per 1,000 women of reproductive age.
    • Nevada 's rate is 27.0 abortions per 1,000 women of reproductive age.

For more on the implications of FOCA, see "Freedom of Choice Act Would Harm Women and Remove Protections, by Tom McClusky

3 Comments

In the third presidential debate Senator Obama made the claim that he would ban Partial Birth abortions if protection was given with regards to the health of the mother. This is an empty argument since the baby is killed after it has been 90% delivered and only its head is still in the womb. The mother's health is not in jeopardy for that last second it takes to deliver the baby. He is just being dishonest. Take a look at this video which goes into detail of this hideous procedure.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5qu87aXc20

It's long been evident that Obama is cowed by women; intimidated and "at their service" lest they frown and scold. He doesn't have the guts nor Godly decency to stand up against women, so he caters to them on every whim.

On the other hand, women have gotten SO scared to deliver babies the way God created them to that they whine "...life in danger" and such cowardice against their own created nature. They fear the pain of life, so they will ultimately face the eternal pain of death for their evil against babies.

Gary




button02b.gif

Categories

Archives

Pro-Life Articles

add your site
PM Notes May 25, 2015, 7:36 pm
joy of nine9 May 25, 2015, 8:24 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE May 25, 2015, 8:15 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog May 25, 2015, 8:03 pm
Journey of a Catholic Nerd Writer Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
PROTEST THE LEFT Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 6:00 pm
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 5:51 pm
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 5:32 pm
The Black Kettle May 25, 2015, 5:41 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 4:02 pm
Alex Schadenberg May 25, 2015, 5:49 pm
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 4:32 pm
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 5:02 pm
BIG BLUE WAVE May 25, 2015, 5:10 pm
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 3:49 pm
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 3:12 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 2:10 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 2:05 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 3:04 pm
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 2:31 pm
The Interim May 25, 2015, 2:26 pm
The Black Kettle May 25, 2015, 2:31 pm
Soconvivium May 25, 2015, 2:26 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 2:28 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 11:40 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 1:34 pm
Christian Musician...Pro Life! May 25, 2015, 2:54 pm
Reflections of a Paralytic Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 1:17 pm
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 1:30 pm
The Black Kettle May 25, 2015, 1:56 pm
The Black Kettle May 25, 2015, 1:49 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 1:11 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 11:53 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 12:06 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 12:42 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 1:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 1:37 pm
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 12:10 pm
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 12:39 pm
The Black Kettle May 25, 2015, 12:59 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 12:03 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 12:06 pm
Challies Dot Com May 25, 2015, 12:01 pm
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 11:12 am
Les Femmes - The Truth May 25, 2015, 11:42 am
NoisyRoom.net May 25, 2015, 11:15 am
NoisyRoom.net May 25, 2015, 11:26 am
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 10:20 am
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 10:43 am
jillstanek.com May 25, 2015, 11:09 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 8:32 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 9:12 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases May 22, 2015, 5:38 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases May 22, 2015, 4:23 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases May 22, 2015, 5:48 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases May 25, 2015, 12:54 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases May 22, 2015, 8:04 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases May 25, 2015, 3:25 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases May 23, 2015, 5:09 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases May 23, 2015, 12:10 pm
BIG BLUE WAVE May 25, 2015, 11:10 am
Americans United for Life Blog May 25, 2015, 11:00 am
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
NoisyRoom.net May 25, 2015, 10:27 am
LifeNews May 25, 2015, 9:38 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 9:02 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 9:07 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 9:11 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 8:54 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 8:36 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 6:43 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 7:35 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) May 25, 2015, 9:12 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 7:03 am
Challies Dot Com May 25, 2015, 8:01 am
Reclaiming Our Children Jan 1, 1970, 2:00 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 5:25 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 6:30 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 6:03 am
Challies Dot Com May 25, 2015, 6:16 am
The Common Room May 25, 2015, 6:06 am
DFW Catholic.org May 25, 2015, 4:56 am
Leaven for the Loaf May 25, 2015, 7:00 am
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases May 25, 2015, 3:25 am
BIG BLUE WAVE May 25, 2015, 1:10 am
Aardvark Alley Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog May 25, 2015, 1:03 am
Truth and Charity Forum May 25, 2015, 12:01 am
The Ohio Anglican.blog May 25, 2015, 12:03 am
Papa Mike's Blog May 24, 2015, 10:45 pm
Papa Mike's Blog May 24, 2015, 10:56 pm
Papa Mike's Blog May 24, 2015, 9:46 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE May 24, 2015, 10:15 pm
Papa Mike's Blog May 24, 2015, 8:24 pm
Papa Mike's Blog May 24, 2015, 8:28 pm
The Black Kettle May 24, 2015, 7:43 pm
The Black Kettle May 24, 2015, 8:12 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 24, 2015, 6:02 pm
Abolitionist Society of Oklahoma May 24, 2015, 6:50 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Where the Rubber Hits the Road May 24, 2015, 5:45 pm
The Common Room May 24, 2015, 4:35 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 24, 2015, 4:07 pm
Preachrblog Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Black Kettle May 24, 2015, 4:17 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 24, 2015, 12:20 pm
PM Notes May 24, 2015, 12:40 pm
NoisyRoom.net May 24, 2015, 1:06 pm
NoisyRoom.net May 24, 2015, 12:56 pm
The Black Kettle May 24, 2015, 1:02 pm
The Black Kettle May 24, 2015, 12:49 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 24, 2015, 12:14 pm
Christian Musician...Pro Life! May 24, 2015, 12:55 pm
The Black Kettle May 24, 2015, 11:55 am
The Black Kettle May 24, 2015, 12:18 pm
The Black Kettle May 24, 2015, 12:00 pm
Thinking Americanist May 24, 2015, 11:49 am
DFW Catholic.org May 24, 2015, 9:08 am
DFW Catholic.org May 24, 2015, 7:34 am
DFW Catholic.org May 24, 2015, 8:08 am
DFW Catholic.org May 24, 2015, 8:08 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) May 24, 2015, 8:45 am
DFW Catholic.org May 24, 2015, 7:34 am
DFW Catholic.org May 24, 2015, 6:35 am
Challies Dot Com May 24, 2015, 7:31 am
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
NoisyRoom.net May 24, 2015, 7:17 am
DFW Catholic.org May 24, 2015, 5:35 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) May 24, 2015, 6:17 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) May 24, 2015, 6:38 am
DFW Catholic.org May 24, 2015, 4:54 am
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Hyscience May 24, 2015, 3:01 am
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Aardvark Alley Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Aardvark Alley Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog May 24, 2015, 1:03 am
The Ohio Anglican.blog Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog May 24, 2015, 12:03 am
HicktownPress May 23, 2015, 10:28 pm
Deacon's Blog May 23, 2015, 10:35 pm
BIG BLUE WAVE May 23, 2015, 11:10 pm
joy of nine9 May 23, 2015, 9:54 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog May 23, 2015, 9:03 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Where the Rubber Hits the Road May 23, 2015, 8:45 pm
A Follower of Francis May 23, 2015, 8:05 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 23, 2015, 6:01 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 23, 2015, 4:56 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 23, 2015, 3:44 pm
Les Femmes - The Truth May 23, 2015, 3:58 pm
HLI World Watch May 23, 2015, 3:07 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 23, 2015, 3:20 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 23, 2015, 3:12 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases May 23, 2015, 5:09 pm
NoisyRoom.net May 23, 2015, 3:13 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 23, 2015, 1:21 pm
έχω ζωη May 23, 2015, 2:00 pm
Operation Rescue May 23, 2015, 1:59 pm
NoisyRoom.net May 23, 2015, 2:23 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 23, 2015, 12:32 pm
BIG BLUE WAVE May 23, 2015, 1:10 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 22, 2015, 5:37 am
DFW Catholic.org May 22, 2015, 9:22 am
DFW Catholic.org May 22, 2015, 9:30 am
DFW Catholic.org May 22, 2015, 12:15 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 22, 2015, 11:22 am
DFW Catholic.org May 22, 2015, 2:08 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 22, 2015, 3:20 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 22, 2015, 1:45 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 22, 2015, 3:26 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 23, 2015, 11:25 am
DFW Catholic.org May 22, 2015, 9:55 am
DFW Catholic.org May 22, 2015, 4:01 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 23, 2015, 10:27 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) May 23, 2015, 11:19 am
Christian Musician...Pro Life! May 23, 2015, 11:47 am
DFW Catholic.org May 22, 2015, 12:43 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 22, 2015, 2:01 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 22, 2015, 2:32 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 21, 2015, 6:03 pm
DFW Catholic.org May 23, 2015, 9:48 am
DFW Catholic.org May 23, 2015, 7:49 am
DFW Catholic.org May 23, 2015, 9:00 am
DFW Catholic.org May 23, 2015, 6:02 am