While Obama has promised to reduce abortions and find "common ground", and some of his supporters believe that will happen; this long list proves that his only agenda is to wrap abortion's deadly tentacles around every aspect of American culture and continue to aggressively promote this assault on innocent unborn human life. All Christians, God believing people, and humanitarians who voted for Obama and told themselves that "Obama also wanted to reduce abortion and wanted abortions to be "rare" (like he claimed)" as I had several acquiantences who told me this: "Well, I'm not for abortion, but Obama wants to reduce it too".....
- Please read this information below and ask yourself, how has any of Obama's actions helped reduce abortion or make it "rare"? The majority of pro-choicers do not support the hideous and gruesome practice of partial birth abortions or infanticide, however Obama opposed both the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act and the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act. Obama lied about his support for Infanticide as well as his intentions to make abortion "rare" -these were lies he told the public to get elected. The expansion of the radical pro-abortion agenda throughout the USA and the world is a top priority of President Obama. (info below from LifeNews.com)
While Obama has appointed numerous other abortion advocates to key positions, LifeNews.com has only included the appointments that pertain to policies on abortion.The 55-page report that the abortion industry submitted to Obama-Biden transition team where they listed the demands of the abortion industry for Obama’s first 100 days in office. So far, Obama has implemented 10 of the 15 demands that the abortion industry made!
You can find this complete listing online at LifeNews.com at http://www.lifenews.com/obamaabortionrecord.html
Post-Election / Pre-Inauguration
November 5, 2008 - Obama selects pro-abortion Rep. Rahm Emanuel as his . Emanuel has a 0% pro-life voting record according to .
November 19, 2008 - Obama picks pro-abortion former Sen. Tom Daschle as his Secretary. Daschle has a long pro-abortion voting record according to National Right to Life.
November 20, 2008 - Obama chooses former NARAL legal director Dawn Johnsen to serve as a member of his Department of Justice Review Team. Later, he finalizes her appointment as the Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the Legal Counsel in the Obama administration.
Ellen Moran, the former director of the pro-abortion group Emily's List as his . Emily's List only supported candidates who favored taxpayer funded abortions and opposed a partial-birth abortion ban., 2008 - Obama appoints
November 24, 2008 - Obama puts former Emily's List board member Melody Barnes in place as his director of the Domestic Policy Council.
November 30, 2008 - Obama named pro-abortion Sen. Hillary Clinton as the Secretary of State. Clinton has an unblemished pro-abortion voting record and has supported making unlimited abortions an international right.
December 10, 2008 - Obama selects pro-abortion former Clinton administration official Jeanne Lambrew to become the deputy director of the White House Office of Health Reform. is "excited" about the selection.
December 10, 2008 - Obama transition team publishes memo from dozens of pro-abortion groups listing their laundry list of pro-abortions actions they want him to take.
Pro-Abortion Presidential Record - 2009
January 5, 2009 - Picks pro-abortion Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine as the chairman of the Democratic Party.
January 6, 2009 - Obama chooses Thomas Perrelli, the lawyer who represented Terri Schiavo’s husband Michael in his efforts to kill his disabled wife, as the third highest attorney in the Justice Department.
January 22, 2009 - Releases statement restating support for Roe v. Wade decision that allowed virtually unlimited abortions and has resulted in at least 50 million abortions since 1973.
January 23, 2009 - Forces taxpayers to fund pro-abortion groups that either promote or perform abortions in other nations. Decison to overturn Mexico City Policy sends part of $457 million to pro-abortion organizations.
Deputy Secretary of State, James B. Steinberg, tells members of the Senate that taxpayers should be forced to fund abortions. Nominee erroneously says limits on abortion funding are unconstitutional., 2009 - Obama nominee for
January 29, 2009 - President Obama nominates pro-abortion David Ogden as Deputy Attorney General.
February 12, 2009 - Obama nominates pro-abortion Elena Kagan to serve as .
February 27, 2009 - Starts the process of overturning pro-life conscience protections President Bush put in place to make sure medical staff and centers are not forced to do abortions.
February 28, 2009 - nominates pro-abortion Kathleen Sebelius to become Secretary of Health and Human Services.
March 5, 2009 - The Obama administration shut out pro-life groups from attending a White House-sponsored health care summit. Planned Parenthood, the nation's largest abortion business, made the invitation list as did other pro-abortion groups.
March 9, 2009 - President Barack Obama signed an executive order forcing taxpayer funding of embryonic stem cell research.
March 10, 2009 - Obama announces the creation of a new foreign policy position to focus on women's issues. He names Melanne Verveer, an abortion advocate, to occupy the post.
March 10, 2009 - Reverses an executive order to press for more research into ways of obtaining embryonic stem cells without harming human life. The order Obama scrapped would have promoted new forms of stem cell research.
March 11, 2009 - Obama signed an executive order establishing a new agency within his administration known as the White House Council on Women and Girls. Obama's director of public liaison at the White House, Tina Tchen, an abortion advocate, became director of it.
March 11, 2009 - Obama administration promotes an unlimited right to abortion at a United Nations meeting.
March 11, 2009 - Obama administration officials deny negative effects of abortion at United Nation's meeting.
March 17, 2009 - President Barack Obama makes his first judicial appointment and names pro-abortion federal Judge David Hamilton to serve on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
March 26 - Announces $50 million for the UNFPA, the UN population agency that has been criticized for promoting abortion and working closely with Chinese population control officials who use forced abortions and involuntary sterilizations.
Jill Stanek also compiled an extensive details analysis (list) of Obama's actions as he began his death march as the most anti-life president in U.S. history: 100 Days of Death (excerpts only- to see entire list, please click the link)
This list substantiates Obama's personnel and policies to that end. He actually started way before Day 1:
Day -75: Names pro-abortion Rahm Emmanuel as chief of staff, who earned a 100 percent approval rating from NARAL while congressman.
Day -59: Appoints executive director of EMILY's List, Ellen Moran, as White House communications director.......
Day 57: Makes first pro-abortion judicial pick in former ACLU board member David Hamilton as U.S. circuit judge, who previously blocked implementation of an informed consent law before abortion.
Day 78: Nominates pro-abortion Yale Law School dean Harold Hongju Koh as the State Department's legal adviser, who believes in the international right to abortion and was former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, who authored the Roe v Wade decision.
Day 85: Department of Homeland Security releases document calling pro-life activists potential domestic terrorist threats.
Day 94: FDA refuses to appeal court ruling ordering over-the-counter sales of the morning-after pill to 17-year-old girls and boys.
While President Obama appears addicted to campaign mode audience adulation and maintains an extremely heavy travel schedule, he has left his day-to-day operations, policy decisions, and speechwriting in the hands of serious abortion industry and activist players.
Furthermore, by personnel and policy announcements to date, the Obama administration has signaled its intention to push his abortion agenda on the world.
This is only the start.
I also received this article from the National Right to Life regarding more of his actions during his political career and thought I'd pass it along as well:
Throughout his political career as an Illinois state senator and as a U.S. senator, Barack Obama was a strong supporter of the entire agenda of the pro-abortion lobby. He led the opposition even to bills that won support from many other pro-abortion lawmakers, such as the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act and the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act. He consistently opposed any limitations on government funding of abortion on demand. ...
...The imposition of sweeping pro-abortion mandates as part of "health care reform" is currently the top priority of many pro-abortion organizations, such as the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA).
These organizations are pushing for the abortion mandates both in public statements and in less visible lobbying efforts.
In a "wish list" memorandum signed by PPFA and over 60 other pro-abortion organizations and submitted to the Obama transition team in November 2008, the groups said, "It is imperative that the President put forward a health care reform plan that guarantees access to comprehensive, high-quality, affordable health care for all. . . . Comprehensive benefits must include access to the full range of reproductive health services, including contraception, maternity care, and abortion care." (See "Pro-abortion Alliance Submits 55-Page Wish List Memo to Obama Transition," January 2009 NRL News.) ...
(FYI) -PPFA clinics provided over 300,000 abortions in 2007, making the organization the nation's largest abortion provider. At going rates, it appears that over one-third of PPFA-affiliated clinic income is generated by abortions.
What You Can Do Now
Please take a few minutes to communicate with your two U.S. senators and with your representative in the U.S. House of Representatives, to urge them to oppose any federal "health care reform" legislation that does not explicitly exclude abortion.
Here are two of the ways that you can communicate with your federal representatives on this important issue:
(1) Click here to go to the Action Alert on the Legislative Action Center on the NRLC website, or copy and paste this address into your Internet browser address window:
There you will find a tool that makes it easy to send an appropriate message to both of your U.S. senators and to your U.S. House representative, urging them to vote against any "health care reform" legislation that does not explicitly exclude abortion. When you fill in your mailing address, your messages will automatically be sent by e-mail to your representatives in Congress.
(2) Telephone the U.S. Senate switchboard at 202-224-3121, and ask to be connected to the office of one of your two U.S. senators. Once connected with the senator's office, say that you want to be recorded as urging the senator to oppose any "health care reform" bill unless abortion is explicitly excluded. Tell the staff person that you wish to receive a letter explaining how the senator will vote on this issue, and make sure that the staff person takes down your mailing address for this purpose.
Then, hang up and repeat the process for your second U.S. senator. Finally, repeat the process for your representative in the U.S. House by calling 202-225-3121. If you don't know who represents you in the U.S. House, just give the operator your zip code and you will be connected to the office of the correct House member.