OK. Here's what's on my mind. The pro-life vote and Obama. I have lots of reasons to not vote for Obama, but the most important reason is literally millions of human beings whose lives will be in grave danger if Obama is elected.
Obama has promised to introduce the Freedom of Choice Act to Congress if he is elected. If this act were to pass, as it might if there is a democratic majority, it would not matter if Roe v. Wade were overturned. All state laws making abortion illegal would be overturned because federal law takes precedence over state and local laws.
Obama, as we know, (see ad on my sidebar) has also voted against the Born Alive Infant Protection Act. In other words, he does not think babies who survive an abortion should be entitled by law to care. His excuse that these babies were covered under existing law is ridiculous. It was because these babies were not being given care that the act was introduced. But even if it were true that the act was redundant why not vote for it anyway? Why be one of (I believe) only two legislators to vote against it? I can think of no other reason than to demonstrate to the pro-abortion lobby that he will not vote for ANY rights for the unborn.
So.... you Obama supporters, how can you vote for a man who so profoundly disrespects human life? Do you think that unborn humans are not entitled to full protection under the law? Do you think that this is one of many issues to consider? I believe that this issue is no less grave than if he were supporting the "right" of a woman to kill her baby up to, say, six months of age. Both are infanticide. If you think Obama's abortion position is not as serious as it would be if he were advocating infanticide of already-born babies, then you are not really pro-life. A baby at six month gestation (or at any time during a pregnancy) is just as human and deserving of protection as a six month old baby. If you are Catholic and you are arguing this way, your position is not in keeping with Catholic teaching. NOR IS IT RATIONAL OR IN ANY WAY CONSISTENT WITH AN ELEMENTARY KNOWLEDGE OF BIOLOGY.
I'm sorry if I am offending readers who I know are decent people but who are holding this position which I frankly think is indefensible. If I'm missing something let me know!!!