from Randy Alcorn’s blog

Gianna Jessen comments on Barack Obama

As an Illinois state senator, Barack Obama twice opposed legislation to define as “persons” babies who survive late-term abortions. Babies like Gianna. Mr. Obama said in a speech on the Illinois Senate floor that he could not accept that babies wholly emerged from their mother’s wombs are “persons,” and thus deserving of equal protection under the Constitution’s 14th Amendment…

When I asked Gianna to reflect on Mr. Obama’s candidacy, she paused, then said, “I really hope the American people will have their eyes wide open and choose to be discerning. . . . He is extreme, extreme, extreme.”

“Extreme” may not be the impression the hundreds of thousands of Americans who have bought Mr. Obama’s autobiography have been left with. In “The Audacity of Hope,” Mr. Obama’s presidential manifesto, he calls abortion “undeniably difficult,” “a very difficult issue,” “never a good thing” and “a wrenching moral issue.” . . . Those statements are seriously made but, alas, cannot be taken at all seriously. Mr. Obama has compiled a 100% lifetime “pro-choice” voting record, votes against any and all restrictions on late-term abortions and parental involvement in teenagers’ abortions.

To Mr. Obama, abortion, or “reproductive justice,” is “one of the most fundamental rights we possess.” And he promises, “the first thing I’d do as president is sign the Freedom of Choice Act,” which would overturn hundreds of federal and state laws limiting abortion, including the federal ban on partial-birth abortion and bans on public funding of abortion.

Then there’s Mr. Obama’s aforementioned opposition to laws that protect babies born-alive during botched abortions. If partial-birth abortion is, as Democratic icon Daniel Patrick Moynihan labeled it, “too close to infanticide,” then what is killing fully-birthed babies? (read entire article)

1 Comment from Randy Alcorn’s blog

  1. Dottie

    Danica, I’m so glad you are posting all of this information! I’m really sad that many people, including Christians, are not making this an important issue and are saying that we shouldn’t be “one-issue” voters! Thank you for standing up and being willing to express your convictions. I like where you said this: “But name one — one — of those important issues that is addressed point-blank by scripture.” Amen! Yes, they are important issues but, when it comes to a human life, I don’t think the Lord cares about the other issues like He does this one. He will take care of us on the other issues and concerns in life, we have that confidence in Him but taking a life, He will not tolerate. God bless and keep these great posts coming!


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