My Favorite Quotes

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 William Rehnquist - “Even today, when society's views on abortion are changing, the very existence of the debate is evidence that the right' to an abortion is not so universally accepted as (Roe) would have us believe.”  
 Pope XVI - “It is of great concern that the fabric of African life, its very source of hope and stability, is threatened by divorce, abortion, prostitution, human trafficking and a contraceptive mentality, all of which contribute to a breakdown in sexual morality.”  
 Charles Schumer - “I am not saying I will vote against John Ashcroft because he is pro-life, ... But let me say if someone was nominated for attorney general who was vehemently pro choice -- who in his or her career spent decades trying to find ways to expand the law abortion at nine months would be perfectly legal -- wouldn't you be more upset and raise more of a voice than against a nominee who was simply pro-choice”  
 Charles Kimball - “It's certainly perfectly understandable to feel very strongly about abortion and even to organize and protest and try to educate and change the laws or whatever, but that's a very different thing than shooting a doctor in a parking lot.”  
 Louise Melling - “History has shown us that when women are denied access to abortion they may resort to desperate measures. The women of Mississippi would be better served if the legislature would focus on commonsense solutions aimed at reducing unintended pregnancy such as funding medically accurate sex education and ensuring access to birth control, including emergency contraception.”  
 Tim Stanley - “This is the most sweeping and momentous anti-abortion bill in the history of the state.”  
 David Leopold - “In cases where people are requesting asylum based on politics or a particular social group, he's very strict. Is someone fleeing forced abortion more deserving of protection than someone fleeing political persecution”  
 John McCain - “But I also want to change the dynamics of this debate, which has kept us gridlocked into positions which caused people to shoot at abortion clinics and other Americans to view it as the only issue in American politics, ... There are areas we can agree on. ... We need to work together to eliminate abortion.”  
 Bill Clinton - “I am opposed to abortion and to government funding of abortions.”  
 Diane Feinstein - “It would be very difficult ... for me to vote to confirm someone whom I knew would overturn Roe v. Wade, because I remember ... what it was like when abortion was illegal in America ... As a college student at Stanford, I watched the passing of the plate to collect money so a young woman could go to Tijuana for a back-alley abortion. I knew a woman who killed herself because she was pregnant.”  
 Teresa Calcutta - “If we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell other people to not kill each other Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love, but to use any violence to get what they want.”  
 Potter Stewart - “Abortion is inherently different from other medical procedures because no other procedure involves the purposeful termination of a potential life.”  
 Leslee Unruh - “When the pregnant mothers realize that abortion involves the termination of the life of a human being, they look at the procedure in a different light. It is not taken lightly and for most of the women this fact is of critical importance and leads them to search for other alternatives.”  
 Tim Russert - “Mr. Kilgore, you have said that you would eliminate abortion have exceptions for rape, incest, and life of mother what would happen, under Governor Kilgore, to a doctor and a woman who underwent an abortion if in fact, your scenario became law”  
 Ronald Reagan - “an entirely appropriate means of calling attention to the abortion tragedy.”  
 Tim Roemer - “All of those should be part of a family's options if you're going to prevent the greater tragedy of abortion.”  
 Rick Santorum - “The fact that so many are troubled still with the unlimited right of abortion is a powerful statement as to where this country stands on abortion.”  
 Stephen Harper - “But I've been very clear in this campaign - I don't believe the party should have a position on abortion.”  
 Tim Roemer - “to steer the party to the right on abortion.”  
 Pat Murphy - “Most young women assume abortion rights will be there as a fall back. For me, feminist for all these years, it's frustrating to have to do these battles over and over.”  
 Troy Newman - “Abortion lost today, abortion lost in the last two presidential elections, and abortion will continue to lose its death grip on the American people.”  
 Tom Goldstein - “Abortion will definitely be on the front burner of the Supreme Court for the first time in many years.”  
 Teresa Calcutta - “These concerns (for orphan children in India and elsewhere in the world) are very good, but often these same people are not concerned with the millions that are killed by the deliberate decision of their own mothers. And this is what is the greatest destroyer of peace today, Abortion...For the pregnant women who don't want their children, give them to me.”  
 Daniel McConchie - “As much as this isn't the best strategic thing to do, it's there and it's the law of South Dakota now. We'll defend our position now which is to oppose abortion.”  
 Bob Woodruff - “One of the leading conservative voices in the country is trying to explain himself today. William Bennett, former education secretary under President Reagan, is drawing intense criticism for the comments he made on his radio show yesterday. Mr. Bennett was discussing whether the declining crime rates in the country are a result of legalizing abortion.”  

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