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Good riddance to abortion funding

May 14, 2011
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Congratulations are due Gov. Daniels and the Indiana Legislature for taking action to suspend public dollars to “family planning” organizations who perpetuate the continuing slaughter of the tiniest, most innocent human beings.

Today, there are websites where the handiwork of the butchers who perform these “family-planning activities” can be viewed. Many are too squeamish to actually see what the result of this “family planning” is on the innocent human fetus.

Many in minority communities fight the death penalty because they say it is “racist.” Just look at the statistics as to whom it is that is killed, they say. Yet they tolerate and vote for those who allow for the continuing slaughter of mostly minority fetuses. What will it take to end this barbarism?

It takes real courage to actually call attention to the continuing slaughter which “moderates” and “liberals” continue to defend in the name of “choice.” Thank God our governor and Legislature had the courage to say “no” to public funding. The fight to stop the barbarism has only begun.

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John Sorg
 

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  • Not My Man Mitch
    Of course the fact that virtually nothing in Mr. Sorg's letter is true doesn't stop him, and people like him, from repeating it.

    To be clear, abortion funding wasn't cut off. That money is mostly donated. Women who need those services can still get them.

    However, money was cut-off for contraception, HIV and STD detection and treatment, cancer screening and such. I don't see how Mr. Sorg can take pride in that.

    What's more Doctors are required to tell patients information that isn't medically correct.

    Daniels should be ashamed that he had any part of this travesty. He pandered to the most conservative voters... just so that he could make amends for calling for a truce on social issues.
  • Oh yes, PTL!
    PTL, because I witness so many couples in Carmel, Zionsville, Fishers,Brownsburg, etc that have adopting minority children!

    Perhaps Mr. Sorg is correct, though. If we had prevented all those abortions over the past forty years from happening, our Democratic constituency would be so much larger! Perhaps Indiana would be a blue state rather than red!

    Yes, the fight has begun and perhaps Mr Sorg and his type will win. But the simple minded rarely are able to extrapolate out the consequences over time of their simplified notions of the world. Therefore, be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it.

    I would be interested to know if Mr Sorg's end-of-life care notions are in line with his start-of-life notions. For the babyboomers, that is what should frighten you!

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