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White House Says President Obama Will Veto Post Viability Abortion Restrictions

by Jerry Bader

Sometimes, I wonder if they realize how tired their pat abortion position sounds: 

The Administration strongly opposes H.R. 1797, which would unacceptably restrict women's health and reproductive rights and is an assault on a woman's right to choose.  Women should be able to make their own choices about their bodies and their health care, and Government should not inject itself into decisions best made between a woman and her doctor.

Forty years ago, the Supreme Court affirmed a woman's constitutional right to privacy, including the right to choose.  This bill is a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade and shows contempt for women's health and rights, the role doctors play in their patients' health care decisions, and the Constitution.  The Administration is continuing its efforts to reduce unintended pregnancies, expand access to contraception, support maternal and child health, and minimize the need for abortion.  At the same time, the Administration is committed to the protection of women's health and reproductive freedom and to supporting women and families in the choices they make 

This reminds me of the statements NARAL and Planned Parenthood put out after the Gosnell verdict. You wouldn't know there is even a fetus, let alone a baby in the equation. This is an extension of the out of side out of mind belief system that let's them sleep at night. We're talking about babies that in many cases can survive outside the woman; the kind of babies Gosnell is going to prison for killing. But they don't exist here. Whatever this procedure is, it involves only a woman, nobody else.

Trying to protect a baby that can live outside the woman "shows contempt for women's health and rights..." This reminds me of last week's video of Nancy Pelosi being asked what's the difference between an abortion of a baby that can survive outside the womb and what Gosnell did. She freaked, yet the HuffPo somehow sees it as Pelosi delivering a smack down. She had no answer so she huffed and puffed. Must be why in the HuffPo's universe she won.