by Ken Connor
September 18, 2009
Note: Ken Connor the chairman of the Center for a Just Society and co-author of "Sinful Silence: When Christians Neglect Their Civic Duty." A pro-life attorney, he was intimately involved in the fight to save Terri Schiavo and is the former president of the Family Research Council.
President Obama attempted to allay the concerns of pro-life advocates last week by assuring Americans that federal funding for abortion will not be included in "his" health care reform plan.
Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius sought to reinforce this sentiment in a recent interview: "Well that's exactly what the President said and that's what he intends that the bill he signs will do.... I think the legislative language will reflect what the President has just said."
What's going on here? Either President Obama has experienced an epiphany regarding the sanctity of human life at every stage of development, or once again his Administration is attempting to pull the wool over the American people's eyes with a rhetorical bait and switch. A review of the facts may provide insight as to which is the case.
Let's take a look at Barack Obama's record to-date with regard to abortion policy.... Read more.