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Pro-lifers who attempt to save as many preborn babies as possible by advocating for legal restrictions on abortion are not like Herod; they are like Joseph.
But despite his persona/views, Koop felt pro-lifers had gone on a fishing expedition.
Representative Christopher Smith, Republican of New Jersey, and an ardent pro-lifer, led the charge against the amendment sponsored by Nita Lowey, Democrat of New York, that would require federal employees' health insurance plans to cover birth control.
To take maximum advantage pro-lifers are simultaneously looking straight ahead--to the 2012 elections--and to either side--to passing protective legislation in both the state legislatures and in Congress.
Villainization is a means to shift the public's focus from abortion to the pro-lifer (by keeping abortion in a positive light and casting pro-lifers in a negative light) and to get pro-lifers to react by shifting focus from abortion to casting themselves in a positive light.
Pro-lifers stand accused of failing to prove that it is.
Some see the proposed ban as a mere starting point for pro-lifers.
22): In attempting to shed flattering light on the "humanity and nobility" of pro-lifers such as herself, Mona Charen unwittingly makes the case for the pro-choice agenda.
First, outgoing President Cardinal Francis George strongly maintained that developments since the passage of health care reform (dubbed by pro-lifers as ObamaCare) "have settled the empirical issue" that it expands federal funding for elective abortions.
Landsberg must have got quite a chuckle out of being asked to speak at a Catholic institution, given that, in her column in the Toronto Star over many years, she constantly belittled and mocked pro-lifers, among them priests, bishops and cardinals.
In addition to unspecified damages, the suit sought a judicial declaration that the pro-lifer's constitutional rights of free expression and peaceable assembly had been violated, and an injunction barfing PPCT from denying pro-lifers future access to the library.
With one artfully crafted lie after another, the anti-life lobbyists succeeded in portraying pro-lifers as insensitive, uncompassionate, self- centered and -- worst of all -- intolerant.