On the issue of abortion, President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton are quite similar. New reports indicate that, if elected, Clinton could keep some of Obama’s top pro-abortion administration officials on staff.
One is U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, The New York Times reports.
Lynch is pro-abortion and has defended gruesome partial-birth abortions in the past. Under her leadership, the Justice Department also has been accused of unfairly targeting pro-lifers by pursuing “frivolous prosecutions” against the pro-life movement.
Here is more from The Daily Caller:
Picking Lynch as a holdover from the Obama administration would help Clinton’s stated goal of making her cabinet gender-equal. But the choice would likely prove controversial given that Lynch is the ultimate arbiter in the Justice Department’s investigation into the potential mishandling of classified information on Clinton’s private email server.
Concerns over conflicts of interest reached new heights last week after Lynch, the first black female AG, met in secret with Bill Clinton at Phoenix’s international airport.
Like Lynch, Clinton also has openly defended partial-birth abortions, which are illegal.
In February, Clinton defended the gruesome partial-birth abortion procedure: “My husband vetoed a very restrictive legislation on late-term abortions, and he vetoed it at an event in the White House where we invited a lot of women who had faced this very difficult decision, that ought to be made based on their own conscience, their family, their faith, in consultation with doctors. Those stories left a searing impression on me.”
During an interview on The View recently, Clinton said an unborn child just hours before delivery should have no Constitutional rights. Her comments came just days after Clinton said unborn children simply do not have any Constitutional rights, which would include the right to life.
At a presidential forum at Drake University, Clinton called ending the life of another human being a “fundamental human right.”
In May, she also slammed a new Indiana law that protects unborn babies with Down syndrome from discriminatory abortions.
The first order of business for Clinton and her friends at the abortion company Planned Parenthood is to force Americans to pay for abortions with their tax dollars by attempting to overturn the Hyde Amendment. The amendment has protected Americans from funding most abortions since the late 1970s. Upheld by the Supreme Court, the Hyde Amendment is now a target of abortion advocates who have moved from pro-choice to pro-abortion — forcing Americans not only to accept unlimited abortions before birth but to pay for them.
At a speech to the Women in the World Conference in April 2015, Clinton argued, “Far too many women are denied access to reproductive health care (aka. abortion) and safe childbirth, and laws don’t count for much if they’re not enforced,” In order to expand worldwide access to abortion, she suggested that “deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs and structural biases have to be changed.”