Abortion in the Name of God
By Macey Geis
August 20, 2009
President Obama likes to trot out wolves and declare that they are sheep. For instance, his recent nominee for Surgeon General, Regina Benjamin, is touted as a devout Catholic whose religious values affect her every day decisions. However, one needs only to look at how she reconciles her Catholic beliefs with her pro-abortion agenda to see that this sheep looks suspiciously like a sharp-toothed wolf.
White House spokesman Reid Cherlin claimed that Benjamin “supports the president’s position on health care issues.” Unfortunately, Obama’s position on reproductive issues includes a pro-abortion agenda at the top of his list. His pro-abortion views are especially worrisome considering his huge influence on the current overhaul of our health care system.
The Obama administration has done nothing to indicate that they want to rule out abortion in health care reform, even if abortion is funded with taxpayer dollars. In fact, one Representative brazenly admits that abortion will be covered. Aside from explicitly stating that he is pro-abortion, Obama opposed legislation that prohibited partial-birth abortion while he served in the United States Senate. the rest