Politics

Abortion promoter misleads on support for the Hyde Amendment

Marcela Howell is the founder and executive director of In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda, and she certainly does have an agenda with her misleading piece for The Hill: “Hyde Amendment is bad policy (and unpopular too!)”

To say that the Hyde Amendment — a rider which has passed with bipartisan support since 1976 to prevent taxpayer dollars from going towards abortions (except in limited circumstances) — “is bad policy” is a matter of Howell’s opinion, but the amendment has saved at least one million lives. Unfortunately, those with agendas like Howell, including the drafters of the Democratic Party platform, don’t seem to be backing off of their support for free abortion on demand for any reason.

To back up her claim that the Hyde Amendment is unpopular, Howell points to a poll from late June with 950 respondents. The problem? The poll is chock full of biased and leading language.

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Pro-life voices take differing positions on candidacy of Gary Johnson

In the 2016 presidential election, Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, formerly the Republican governor of New Mexico, has gained much attention for a minor party candidate.

As Adam Peters for Live Action News has highlighted before, Johnson believes in the “right” to abortion before viability. Calvin Freiburger also reported on Johnson’s interview with Tim Carney of the Washington Examiner, during which Johnson reaffirmed his stance on abortion. He also revised his 2012 view that abortion laws should be left up to the states and emphasized that Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which upheld Roe v. Wade, is “the law of the land.”

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Is Tim Kaine’s abortion position consistent with his Catholic faith?

Much has been made about Sen. Tim Kaine, who is the Democratic nominee for vice-president, and his abortion views and record. Kaine was once considered a pro-life Democrat, who while running for governor in 2005 ran on “good faith” efforts to reduce abortions.

Now, as a senator, he fully advocates for abortion, as evidenced by his 100 percent pro-abortion voting record and his bill sponsorship.

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Hillary Clinton, an advocate for children, but not preborn ones

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has been hailed as an advocate for children and families by her campaign and supporters. Recent ads have focused on such work.

Her campaign website has also touched upon “Fighting for children and families.” She  also touts her speech at the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing under “Health and human rights.” Her speech referenced “the right to determine freely the number and spacing of the children [women] bear” and the conference called for supporting abortion.

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Louisiana governor: Being pro-life Democrat “bigger challenge than it should be”

As the Democratic Party has become more extreme on abortion, pro-life Democrats have been speaking up. The Democratic Party’s official platform now calls for the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, something that pro-life Democrats have been protesting. Led by Democrats for Life of America, these people are demanding that the party make room for them, even though they are by and large shunned by party leaders.

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Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood talks abortion from DNC stage

Just as she did in 2012, Planned Parenthood President and CEO Cecile Richards spoke at the Democratic Party Convention on Tuesday night.

Richards focused on the historic nomination of Hillary Clinton. The abortion chain broke precedence to endorse Clinton during the primary season. “This isn’t just about electing the first woman president, it’s about electing this woman president,” Richards emphasized.

Clinton has a 100 percent abortion voting record and supports abortion on demand throughout all nine months of pregnancy, just like Planned Parenthood.

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Despite pro-abortion voting record, activists angry over Clinton VP pick Tim Kaine

This week, Hillary Clinton announced that she had chosen Tim Kaine as her running mate. The choice was immediately cheered by the abortion industry, including Planned Parenthood and NARAL Pro-Choice America. Kaine once considered himself to be a pro-life Democrat, but has since done a 180 on the issue. And while he still claims to be “personally opposed” to abortion, he has a 100% voting record with NARAL and Planned Parenthood.

Apparently, for pro-abortion extremists, that isn’t good enough.

While the abortion industry has applauded Clinton’s choice, activists have expressed skepticism and outright anger.

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Abortion industry approves of Hillary Clinton VP choice

After much speculation, presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has picked Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) as her running mate.

As Live Action News previously reported, the speculation about Kaine drew hesitation from abortion groups because Kaine was once considered a pro-life Democrat who has said he’s personally opposed to abortion. He has since earned a 100 percent rating from the abortion industry, however, and is the sponsor of a bill which would overturn all pro-life laws on the books.

Now that Kaine is the confirmed pick, Planned Parenthood and NARAL are leaving behind any past hesitation they may have had.

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Donald Trump vows to appoint pro-life justices to the Supreme Court

After a year of one of the most unconventional presidential primaries in American history, billionaire and political newcomer Donald Trump accepted the Republican Party nomination for President of the United States last night.

During his remarks, he made a promise of particular relevance to the pro-life movement…

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Potential VP pick Tim Kaine is ‘personally opposed to abortion’ yet has 100 percent voting record from NARAL

Now that the Planned Parenthood endorsed Hillary Clinton is the presumptive Democratic nominee, there is talk about her running mate pick.

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) has a perfect voting record in the Senate from NARAL  Pro-Choice (which has also endorsed Clinton) and Planned Parenthood. That doesn’t seem to be enough, however, for some. Politico recently reported on “Tim Kaine’s abortion predicament,” less than a week after Politico Magazine published “The Left’s Beef with Tim Kaine.

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