Monday, August 18, 2008

Obama's Abortion Lie

Brutally honest (h/t Rick) has a blog about Barack Obama's position on abortion. The gist is that Obama lied about his position on abortion. What? I can't believe it. Obama really lied?

>"So Obama's goal is to reduce the number of abortions, a goal he deems worthy of pursuing:

"'Because the fact is that although we’ve had a president who is opposed to abortions the last eight years, abortions have not gone down.'


"The number of abortions performed in the United States dropped to 1.2 million in 2005 -- the lowest level since 1976, according to a new report.

"The number of abortions fell at least in part because the proportion of women ending their pregnancies with an abortion dropped 9 percent between 2000 and 2005, hitting the lowest level since 1975, according to a nationwide survey.

"Well... I'm sure Barack simply made a mistake, after all there's nothing in his history that would suggest that he has anything in mind but to reduce the number of abortions...

"Last week Doug Johnson of the National Right to Life Committee drew my attention to a previously unnoticed January 2008 article by Terence Jeffrey stating Barack Obama actually did vote against a version of the IL Born Alive Infants Protection Act that was identical to the federal version, contrary to multiple public statements Obama or his surrogates have made to rationalize his opposition t the IL bill for the past 4 years.

"Since then we have found 2 separate documents proving Barack Obama has been misrepresenting facts...

Read the whole thing here.

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