Pro-Life Leader: Election Could Undo Every Victory on Abortion in 35 Years

National   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Oct 22, 2008   |   9:00AM   |   WASHINGTON, DC

Pro-Life Leader: Election Could Undo Every Victory on Abortion in 35 Years

by Steven Ertelt Editor
October 22
, 2008

Washington, DC ( — One of the top pro-life leaders in the country says every victory the pro-life movement has accomplished on the issue of abortion could be undone depending on the results of the election. With pro-abortion Barack Obama and John McCain, who opposes abortion, the fate of abortion may be sealed for decades.

"It is literally do or die in the political arena for the unborn, for our nation, and for our entire pro-life movement," Father Frank Pavone says in a new letter to pro-life advocates.

"It will be too late for you to make a difference politically for God’s unborn innocents the day after Election Day," he says in an encouragement to pro-life advocates to work diligently to support the pro-life cause before November 4.

Pavone says he’s discouraged that pro-life groups across the country are struggling to get donations to push the pro-life cause before the election while the pro-abortion side is spending millions.

"Making matters worse, the enemy is flush with cash. Planned Parenthood – the nation’s number one provider of abortions – reported that donations have quintupled since Labor Day," he said.

So what is at stake if Obama becomes the nation’s next president, according to Pavone?

"If abortion zealots win at the polls, they will seek to undo every single pro-life victory we have won over the past twenty years," he explains. "And I mean everything: the ban on partial birth abortion, the “Born-Alive Infants Protection Act," the “Unborn Victims of Violence Act,” parental consent laws, informed consent laws and more."

That happens because Obama has promised Planned Parenthood the first bill he will sign as president is the Freedom of Choice Act, a measure that would make unlimited abortions any time in pregnancy a national law and invalidate any law to reduce abortions.

"Abortion extremists vow they will pass the diabolical Freedom of Choice Act the moment they take power," Pavone explains. "That one law will undo all your hard work and set back our movement’s entire legislative progress."

"To make matters worse, they will pack the Supreme Court with like-minded abortion judges who will cement Roe v Wade and keep legalized abortion-on-demand the law of the land for generations to come," Pavone adds.

"This is why the 2008 Election is a DO OR DIE moment for the babies," the pro-life leader says.

Despite the potentially grim outlook in the polls, Pavone is urging pro-life advocates not to give up the fight because there is still time to push the pro-life battle forward.

"Nothing is going to deter us. We are all that stand between the unborn and certain death," he says.

"Now is the moment for action. Tomorrow will be too late," Pavone says in encouraging pro-lifers. "Hold nothing back. This is your final chance make a difference."

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