They are no longer a pro-choice party; they’re the party of abortion.
In America where we say freedom, we mean my freedom to make decisions about my life, not someone else’s freedom to make them for me!
Maria Ciano was followed by NARAL; president Nancy Keenan believes that women have th4 right to choose a safe, legal abortion with dignity and privacy. Deval Patrick agreed “we believe that freedom means keeping government out of our most private affairs, including out of a women’s decision whether to keep and unwanted pregnancy”.
The head of Planned Parenthood, Cecil Richards claims that Romney is campaigning to overturn Roe vs. Wade. Liberal icon Sandra Gluke promised that if Obama is reelected, women would retain the right to choose. The Demo’s believe abortion rights should be a central facet of their appeal to voters.
Donna Brazile said “ even I have trouble explaining to my family that we are not about killing babies” “we’re not the party of abortion” said Howard Dean.
They used to present it as a tragedy, but something they were prepared to abide for various reasons. They argued that abortion represented a failure of the social system—somewhere along the lone the women seeking one had been let down, by inadequate education, or by their families, or by men, or by a health care system that denied them access to contraception. The choice to abort should be protected, but it should also be regretted.
Even Bill Clinton understood that wanted abortions be “safe, legal, and rare”. In Charlotte, the word “rare” was dropped from the party platform and never appeared in any of the speeches. Obamacare paved the way for federal funding of abortion. What’s strange is that the dems have moved one way on abortion as the country has moved the other. Since 2009 Americans have been increasingly identifying themselves as “pro-life”
Sources—weekly standard—Jonathan last