Join our e-mail list!
April 26, 2004|
PRO-ABORTION REPUBLICAN SENATOR FIGHTING FOR POLITICAL LIFE |
Tomorrow is election day in Pennsylvania. The Republican primary showcases a hotly contested race between the incumbent U.S. Senator, Arlen Specter, and challenger Pat Toomey, a U.S. Representative from PA's 15th District.
Arlen Specter is ardently pro-abortion. If he wins re-election he, the man whose 1987 vote destroyed Robert Bork's nomination to the Supreme Court, will likely become chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The very idea curdles the blood of pro-lifers, not only in Pennsylvania, but also across America.
Rep. Pat Toomey is a relative newcomer to recognition of the rights of the unborn baby. When first elected to Congress, his position could only be described as "pro-abortion-choice." He attributes his current view, that is opposition to abortion except for babies conceived through rape or incest or when the life of the mother is in danger to an evolution in thought brought about by many factors, not the least of which is the birth of his own children.
Media reports say that Toomey is polling only 5 percentage points behind Specter.
The closeness of the race has brought out the Republican establishment in force to stump for Senator Specter. Fellow Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum has unabashedly voiced his support for the incumbent, never mind his pro-abortion advocacy. President Bush went to Pennsylvania last week to campaign for Specter and reportedly helped him raise $400,000 at a Pittsburgh fund raising event.
Pennsylvania pro-lifers want Specter defeated. That would be a good thing. Should he win on Tuesday, we hope and pray that Pat Toomey, who, we are told by our friends in Pennsylvania, appears to be a "work in progress," will be open to further discussion on the myriad of life issues, so that ultimately he can be counted on to be a truly pro-life advocate without exception who will assist in undoing much of the damage that has been done by RINOs (Republicans In Name Only) like Senator Specter and his pro-abortion colleagues on both sides of the aisle.
As usual, when terrible ideas like this end up on the ballot, liberal and anti-life groups raise tons of money to promote their agenda, while pro-life, decent people who respect life as a gift from God, fight back with limited resources. There is no question that the Powers of Darkness are active in this fight. We beseech pro-life Californians to work and pray equally hard against this ballot measure.
RNC/Life - P.O. Box 618 - Alton, IL 62002
Or you may charge your contribution
on Master Card or Visa by calling 618/462-5415.
(Contributions are not tax-deductible)
Thank you very much for your support!
Republican National Coalition for Life Box 618 Alton Illinois 62002|
618-462-5415 Fax: 618-462-8909 E-mail