Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Obama Culture of Death Update™: President’s Faith-Based Council Punts on "Reducing Abortions" Yet Again

Tom Peters reports:
I have some simple questions to ask Doug Kmiec, Catholics United, Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, Catholic Democrats, the editors of The National Catholic Reporter (most particularly Michael Sean Winters, a prominent liberal writer for them), and any high-visibility Catholic professor, pundit or blogger who claimed, time and time again last year, that Barack Obama would actively work to reduce the number of abortions.

They said he was the “pro-life” candidate. They said where republicans only paid lip service, Obama would deliver results. They said we, who did not believe his token promises, were guilty of undermining our best chance to “find common ground” on this issue since Roe v. Wade.

414 day in office and counting, and Obama hasn’t done squat to reduce the number of abortions in this country.

In fact, under his watch, the faith-based council has just
punted – again – on this issue...

[...]

Instead, Obama has been busying himself with pushing a health care plan that includes money for abortions, and will siphon billions of dollars into organizations like Planned Parenthood which run the abortion mills in this country.

I’ve written before that one of the most important virtues to have in politics is memory. We must remember what others have said, what arguments they have made, and then evaluate their long-term consequences. Through this process, we can come to an accurate evaluation about the trustworthiness of individuals and the arguments they make.

So my simple questions to the individuals and organizations mentioned above is: why were you wrong? Why has Obama done exactly what I (and others) predicted (nothing) and why has he not even tried to do what you promised he would do if we voted him into office?
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[Read the whole thing]
(emphasis in original)


This Obama Culture of Death Update™ has been brought to you by Prof. Douglas Kmiec, Eric McFadden, all the fine folks at Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good / Catholics United / Catholic Democrats, and countless other Catholics for whom "Hope" and "Change" trumped LIFE.





Previous Pro Ecclesia posts on this subject:
Obama Culture of Death Update™: President's "Science Czar" on When Life Begins

Obama Culture of Death Update™: White House Budget Director "Not Prepared to Rule Out" Publicly Funded Abortion as Part of ObamaCare

Obama Culture of Death Update™: President's "Science Czar" Supports Forced Population Control Measures [UPDATED]

Obama Culture of Death Update™: Obama Disbands President’s Council on Bioethics

Obama Culture of Death Update™: Obama Advisor Says “It is Not Our Goal to Reduce the Number of Abortions” [UPDATED]

Obama Culture of Death Update™: Administration Now on Record That Promoting "Reproductive Health" Equals Promoting Abortion Abroad

Obama Culture of Death Update™: President Lifts Ban on Federal ESCR Funding

Obama Culture of Death Update™: Obama Nominee for Deputy Sec. of State Says Taxpayers Constitutionally Obligated to Fund Abortion

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Obama Culture of Death Update™: Abortion Necessary to "Ensure Our Daughters Have the Same Rights and Opportunities As Our Sons"

Obama Culture of Death Update™: "White House Web Site Becomes Pro-Abortion After Obama Takeover"

Obama Culture of Death Update™: Among President Obama's First Official Acts is Promoting Abortion Abroad [UPDATED]

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