The self-destruction of the Democratic Party is being accomplished so quickly and thoroughly that even Democrats are noticing it. Certainly, the increasing internecine bitterness of Democratic debates is evidence that something is deeply wrong. We need to step back and take a larger historical view to get a clearer diagnosis of the problem. The hostility will only intensify as we approach November.
With Abortion and Socialism, Democrats Are Peddling Slavery Again
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In his write-in response to a survey, Obama stated his abortion position as conforming with the Democratic platform: "Abortions should be legally available in accordance with Roe v. In the Illinois state legislature, Obama opposed the Induced Infant Liability Act  and repeatedly voted against requirements and restrictions intended to stop what opponents label as "born alive" abortions. Obama voted against a bill that would have made it a federal crime for anybody other than a parent to accompany a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion. He expressed displeasure with the Supreme Court ruling that upheld a ban on "partial-birth" abortions saying the ban didn't sufficiently consider the mother's health. During the third debate during the presidential election, Obama further detailed his stance on abortion:.
Michael Dukakis' presidential campaign. I have worked for three Democratic members of Congress on both sides of the abortion divide and have been to every National Democratic Convention since No one can question my commitment to Democratic cause. For the same reasons, I am pro-life for the whole life.