"As a nurse at an Illinois hospital in 1999, I discovered babies were being aborted alive and shelved to die in soiled utility rooms. I discovered infanticide.
Legislation was presented on the federal level and in various states called the Born Alive Infants Protection Act. It stated all live-born babies were guaranteed the same constitutional right to equal protection, whether or not they were wanted.
BAIPA sailed through the U.S. Senate by unanimous vote. Even Sens. Clinton, Kennedy and Kerry agreed a mother's right to "choose" stopped at her baby's delivery.
The bill also passed overwhelmingly in the House. NARAL went neutral on it. Abortion enthusiasts publicly agreed that fighting BAIPA would appear extreme. President Bush signed BAIPA into law in 2002.
But in Illinois, the state version of BAIPA repeatedly failed, thanks in large part to then-state Sen. Barack Obama. It only passed in 2005, after Obama left.
...Obama articulately worried that legislation protecting live aborted babies might infringe on women's rights or abortionists' rights..."
by Jill Stanek, WorldNetDaily, read the rest here
Thursday, March 20, 2008
Obama's support of live abortions
Okay, I never supported Obama, but after reading the article, Why Jesus would not vote for Barack Obama , I no longer feel that he would perhaps not be as bad as a Clinton. Indeed, "anyone but Hillary" doesn't even sound funny anymore.