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  • President Reagan's Proclamation of January 14, 1988
    to allow or participate in the taking of the life of infants before birth yet no one calls it imposing morality to prohibit the taking of life after people are born We are told as well that there exists a right to end the lives of unborn children yet no one can explain how such a right can exist in stark contradiction of each person s fundamental right to life That right to life belongs equally to babies in the womb babies born handicapped and the elderly or infirm That we have killed the unborn for 15 years does not nullify this right nor could any number of killings ever do so The unalienable right to life is found not only in the Declaration of Independence but also in the Constitution that every President is sworn to preserve protect and defend Both the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments guarantee that no person shall be deprived of life without due process of law All medical and scientific evidence increasingly affirms that children before birth share all the basic attributes of human personality that they in fact are persons Modern medicine treats unborn children as patients Yet as the Supreme Court itself has noted the decision in Roe v Wade rested upon an earlier state of medical technology The law of the land in 1988 should recognize all of the medical evidence Our nation cannot continue down the path of abortion so radically at odds with our history our heritage and our concepts of justice This sacred legacy and the well being and the future of our country demand that protection of the innocents must be guaranteed and that the personhood of the unborn be declared and defended throughout our land In legislation introduced at my request in the First Session of the

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  • Cheney, Lieberman Discuss Abortion in VP Debate
    our society He indicated that a Bush Cheney administration would look to such pro life legislative proposals as promoting adoption as an alternative and encouraging parental notification to reduce abortions Cheney also expressed support for banning partial birth abortions saying we also think banning the horrific practice of partial birth abortions is an area where there could be agreement Congress has twice passed by overwhelming margins significant number of votes from both parties the ban on partial birth abortions Twice it s been vetoed by Bill Clinton and Al Gore Now we would hope that eventually they would recognize that that s not a good position for them to be in Cheney explained On the other hand Lieberman articulated clear support for the abortion drug RU 486 and for unlimited abortion This is a very important question and it is one on which these two tickets have dramatically different points of view My answer is no I would not support legislation that is being introduced in Congress to override the Food and Drug Administration decision on RU 486 Lieberman explained Al Gore and I respect and will protect a woman s right to choose and our opponents will not Lieberman who has voted to affirm the Roe v Wade decision noted Lieberman told the audience he had twice not voted for the ban on partial birth abortions although he fudged the details of the bill that Congress has passed I did not support the so called partial birth abortion bill because it would have prohibited abortion that form of abortion at any state of the pregnancy regardless of the effect on the health and life of the woman and that s unacceptable Lieberman claimed However the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act on each occasion included a life of the mother

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  • Poll shows support for legalized abortion declining
    opposed to abortion 27 said that would make them more likely to vote for him Those who would vote for Vice President Gore because he is in favor of legalized abortion amounted to only 18 It looks like Bush s

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  • History Repeats Itself: The Republican Party
    front runners on the other Perhaps they should learn from history At its very founding the Republican party was being attacked by radical abolitionists as not being strong enough as an anti slavery party The great anti slavery leader Frederick Douglass pointing out that votes taken away from Henry Clay had resulted in the election of James Polk stated While I see that the Republican party is far from an

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  • Republican Contenders Address Abortion - April 1999
    if my neighbors want to own slaves that s OK Those attending the California Republican Assembly conference were split concerning how the pro life movement shoul dnow approach the issue Vice President Tom Layton said we should find common ground with moderates on abortion such as late term abortion and parental consent laws He said There s one great divide between the conservatives and moderates and that s abortion I m close to being a pro life purist But in terms of tactics this makes sense CRA member Camille Giglio former president of California Right to Life said We ve got to have a platform and stick to it and be proud of it Contra Costa Times 4 25 During her first classic campaign swing through Iowa Republican presidential hopeful Elizabeth Dole sat down with USA Today for a brief interview Responding to the question of whether her recently articulated abortion stance marks a personal evolution Dole replied No it s just my view which is that we should understand that good and honorable people have differences of views and that we can agree to respectfully disagree It s a dead end debate to spend time and energy on whether or not a constitutional amendment should be passed because it s simply not going to happen People don t want it There s not the support in the Congress as we can easily see and they represent the people Lawrence USA Today 4 26 Meanwhile presidential candidate George Bush was in Texas stumping for abstinence Gov George W Bush congratulated a group of teenagers who convened on the state Capitol lawn in support of sexual abstinence saying they should be applauded for their efforts Bush said It s not cool in some people s minds to say I m going

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  • Texas Right to Life to Honor Governor Bush
    concerning abortion have occurred as a result of the Pro Life television ad campaign Texas Right to Life is working vigorously to raise the millions necessary to saturate the media markets in our state With the help of Governor Bush Texas is moving in a positive way to help women save lives and educate the public about the dignity and sanctity of human life Dr Graham president of the Texas Right to Life Committee commenting on the fundraising event said The Governor s taking time from an incredibly crowded schedule to attend a luncheon sponsored by Texas Right to Life indicates the degree of his commitment to the Cause of Life His veto of legislation at the end of the last session of the Texas legislature that would have effectively legalized involuntary euthanasia in our state was a ringing affirmation of his leadership in the defense of innocent human life He and his staff have been actively involved this present session to ensure that the law relating to advanced directives will guarantee that patients requesting life saving procedures from their doctors would by law receive such treatment Because of his support it now seems that such protection will now become the law in Texas Dr Graham continued The Governor has also supported a Parental Notification statute and has cooperated with Pro Life groups around the state in working for its passage He actively promotes adoption as an alternative to abortion and supports abstinence only sex education programs in Texas high schools Texas Right to Life takes the occasion of its Dallas luncheon to express its gratitude for the Governor s leadership in the passage of these measures and for his vigorous defense of innocent human life born and unborn He is providing the leadership from the governor s office that

    Original URL path: http://euthanasia.com/honorbush.html (2016-02-14)
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  • Cal Thomas Talks With George W. Bush on Abortion
    Pro Life Infonet a daily compilation of pro life news and educational information To subscribe send the message subscribe to infonet list request lists prolife org Infonet is sponsored by Women and Children First http www prolife org wcf For more pro life info visit the Ultimate Pro Life Resource List at http www prolife org ultimate and for questions or additional information email ertelt prolife org Gov George W Bush Forms Presidential Committee AUSTIN Texas Moving another step closer to a White House bid in 2000 pro life Gov George W Bush announced Tuesday that he is forming a presidential exploratory committee I do have a compelling reason to consider running for president For my family and for every family in America I want the 21st century to be prosperous Bush said Bush 52 said the first job of the committee will be to raise money while he remains in Texas until the state Legislature s session ends on Memorial Day This summer Bush said he will travel around the country to personally gauge support I don t have a formal date in mind yet Bush said of his timetable for deciding whether to run for the office is father once held Bush picked the same day that pro life candidate Pat Buchanan the conservative commentator opened his third presidential race in New Hampshire In his January State of the State address to Texas residents Bush called for parental notification to help reduce abortions in Texas No matter where you stand on this next issue I believe we all want to reduce the number of abortions in Texas I look forward to working to pass a bill to involve parents in major medical decisions for their minor daughters he said Austin American Statesman 1 28 99 In February Bush

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  • Governor Bush Identifies the Restoration of Parents' Rights
    is authored by Sen Jane Nelson would allow an abortion with the consent of at least one parent The notification bills which are authored by Sen Florence Shapiro and Rep Dianne Delisi would allow an abortion after a parent has been notified A poll released March 3 1997 indicates that 73 of Texans are in favor of parental notification legislation Joseph Kral legislative director of the Texas Right to Life Committee stated This is a great day for parents Gov Bush has taken the first steps to ensure that parents rights will be restored enabling them to guide their minor daughters health care and well being Texas Right to Life applauds the Governor for making parental involvement a top priority for his administration Kral continued This legislation not only restores the rights of parents but also protects minor women as well Recent national studies have indicated that many minor women who become impregnated are typically the victims of the sexual abuse of much older males Abortion without the involvement of parents only gives these sexual predators protection to continue their abuse Source The Texas Right to Life Committee Inc the largest and the only statewide Pro Life organization in Texas

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