New Stanek WND column, "Can pro-lifers ever support Democrats again?"

| 1 Comment

WND%20logo.gif

I'm proud to be a Republican, but I'm pro-life first.

After making a couple observations about 2 years ago, I decided to work harder at being a nonpartisan pro-lifer.

First, it seemed to me Republicans were taking our support for granted and had wasted political capital, particularly when they owned all 3 branches of government from 2000-2006 (save for the 17-month Jeffords Senate flip blip).

Second, I thought Rahm Emanuel gave us an opening in 2006 when forced to recruit pro-lifers to run in conservative districts so House Democrats might win back the majority. Could we germinate life in the Party of Death?

Thereafter I bolstered Democrat pro-lifers whenever I could in my writing. It was hard, but I tried to catch 'em being good.

Then health care happened, and the importance of Democrat pro-lifers became more apparent than ever before. We were on the brink of advancing abortion to an extent not seen since the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. The Supremes made it legal; socialized health care would make it much more available through regulations and much more affordable through public funding.

Republicans in the minority were basically helpless to stop it, but could the small Democratic pro-life band of brothers and sisters?

It was at this point I wrote two blog posts I now regret - "Remain calm about Nelson" and "Remain calm about Stupak." A proverb I knew but cast aside in hope: Never "remain calm" about any politician....

Continue reading my column today, "Can pro-lifers ever support Democrats?" at WorldNetDaily.com.

1 Comment

Five years later and I am glad to be here.
My wife and I are no longer together. No loving husband would limit a woman he truly loved.

5:09-cv-05151 will soon redefine copyrite in the US.

http://www.prolifeblogs.com/articles/archives/2005/03/he_lived_throug.php




button02b.gif

Categories

Archives

Pro-Life Articles

add your site
FRC.org - Web Log Aug 20, 2014, 7:00 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 8:00 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Aug 20, 2014, 7:52 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Aug 20, 2014, 7:18 am
Challies Dot Com Aug 20, 2014, 7:59 am
Hyscience Aug 20, 2014, 8:11 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 20, 2014, 1:02 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 8:00 pm
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Lawn Gospel Mar 18, 2013, 9:55 pm
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 20, 2014, 4:04 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 20, 2014, 4:05 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 20, 2014, 4:35 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 20, 2014, 2:02 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Aug 20, 2014, 2:20 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 20, 2014, 1:12 am
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
joy of nine9 Aug 19, 2014, 11:43 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 8:00 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 19, 2014, 11:35 pm
Truth and Charity Forum Aug 20, 2014, 12:01 am
The Ohio Anglican.blog Aug 20, 2014, 12:03 am
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Alex Schadenberg Aug 19, 2014, 10:39 pm
Alex Schadenberg Aug 19, 2014, 10:21 pm
Fr. John Whiteford Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 8:17 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Aug 19, 2014, 10:15 pm
The Pinoy Catholic Aug 19, 2014, 10:03 pm
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
MandM Aug 19, 2014, 9:24 pm
Is Anybody There? Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 19, 2014, 8:15 pm
Pro Life in TN Aug 19, 2014, 6:56 pm
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 7:25 pm
The Black Kettle Aug 19, 2014, 7:16 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 7:12 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 7:15 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 7:56 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 6:12 pm
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 6:46 pm
Rose and Her Lily Aug 19, 2014, 6:33 pm
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 5:14 pm
Iowa Right To Life Aug 19, 2014, 6:07 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 4:05 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 4:39 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 3:50 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 4:20 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 5:05 pm
Conservative Political Cartoons Aug 19, 2014, 6:15 pm
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 4:09 pm
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 4:46 pm
FRC.org - Web Log Aug 19, 2014, 4:29 pm
ProLifeBlogs Aug 19, 2014, 5:02 pm
PM Notes Aug 19, 2014, 3:46 pm
LTI Blog Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 3:43 pm
jillstanek.com Aug 19, 2014, 3:30 pm
HLI World Watch Aug 19, 2014, 3:25 pm
SUNLIT UPLANDS Aug 19, 2014, 4:19 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 2:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 1:55 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 1:58 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 2:03 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 2:27 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Aug 19, 2014, 4:15 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 19, 2014, 4:06 pm
Americans United for Life Blog Aug 13, 2014, 3:51 pm
Alex Schadenberg Aug 19, 2014, 3:53 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Aug 19, 2014, 2:51 pm
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 2:53 pm
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 3:16 pm
jillstanek.com Aug 19, 2014, 2:30 pm
The Black Kettle Aug 19, 2014, 2:32 pm
The Black Kettle Aug 19, 2014, 2:43 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 2:41 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 2:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 2:28 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 3:04 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Aug 19, 2014, 2:21 pm
Priests for Life Aug 19, 2014, 1:14 pm
LTI Blog Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 1:25 pm
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 1:54 pm
The Black Kettle Aug 19, 2014, 1:22 pm
The Black Kettle Aug 19, 2014, 2:08 pm
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 12:34 pm
Leaven for the Loaf Aug 19, 2014, 12:34 pm
Lake County Right to Life Blog Aug 19, 2014, 12:31 pm
JivinJehoshaphat Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Common Room Aug 19, 2014, 12:13 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 8:33 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 8:34 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 8:31 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 11:41 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 10:59 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 11:59 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 11:57 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 19, 2014, 12:10 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 19, 2014, 11:10 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 19, 2014, 2:13 pm
The Point Aug 19, 2014, 12:35 pm
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Operation Rescue Aug 19, 2014, 12:11 pm
Lutheran Logomaniac Aug 19, 2014, 7:00 am
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 11:59 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Aug 19, 2014, 11:45 am
jillstanek.com Aug 19, 2014, 12:00 pm
SUNLIT UPLANDS Aug 19, 2014, 12:19 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 11:27 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 7:03 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Aug 19, 2014, 11:15 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Aug 19, 2014, 12:00 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 19, 2014, 11:10 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 19, 2014, 12:48 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 19, 2014, 2:10 pm
Thinking Americanist Aug 19, 2014, 11:45 am
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 11:18 am
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 10:31 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Aug 19, 2014, 10:35 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Aug 19, 2014, 10:39 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Aug 19, 2014, 10:45 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 9:40 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 6:51 am
Alliance Defense Fund Aug 19, 2014, 11:00 am
NoisyRoom.net Aug 19, 2014, 10:04 am
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 10:00 am
LifeNews Aug 19, 2014, 9:21 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 9:28 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 9:31 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 9:47 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 9:47 am
BIG BLUE WAVE Aug 19, 2014, 10:10 am
Priests for Life Aug 19, 2014, 9:12 am
NoisyRoom.net Aug 19, 2014, 7:41 am
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 7:53 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 6:02 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Aug 19, 2014, 7:36 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Aug 19, 2014, 7:49 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 19, 2014, 10:00 am
Challies Dot Com Aug 19, 2014, 6:25 am
A Follower of Francis Aug 19, 2014, 8:26 am
The Write Side of My Brain Aug 19, 2014, 7:42 am
The Pinoy Catholic Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Pinoy Catholic Aug 19, 2014, 9:03 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 19, 2014, 5:04 am
The Pinoy Catholic Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Pinoy Catholic Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 4:04 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 19, 2014, 4:32 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 19, 2014, 5:04 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 2:02 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Aug 19, 2014, 4:05 am
jillstanek.com Aug 19, 2014, 1:00 am
DFW Catholic.org Aug 19, 2014, 1:12 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 18, 2014, 5:03 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 18, 2014, 6:04 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 18, 2014, 1:55 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 18, 2014, 1:01 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 18, 2014, 11:29 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 15, 2014, 10:00 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 15, 2014, 1:58 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 17, 2014, 9:46 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 16, 2014, 8:27 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 15, 2014, 6:41 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 15, 2014, 3:18 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Aug 18, 2014, 10:00 am
A Culture of Life Aug 19, 2014, 1:49 am
Reflections of a Paralytic Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Aug 19, 2014, 1:20 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Black Kettle Aug 19, 2014, 12:23 am
Aardvark Alley Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Aug 19, 2014, 12:02 am
The Black Kettle Aug 18, 2014, 11:26 pm
Truth and Charity Forum Aug 19, 2014, 12:01 am
The Ohio Anglican.blog Aug 19, 2014, 12:03 am