On The Issues
Choose life, even if her own daughter were raped
The candidates were pressed on their stances on abortion and were even asked what they would do if their own daughters were raped and became pregnant.
Palin said she would support abortion only if the mother’s life was in danger. When it came to her daughter, she said, “I would choose life.”
Only exception for abortion is if mother’s life would end
Q: What are your views on abortion?
A: I am pro-life. With the exception of a doctor’s determination that the mother’s life would end if the pregnancy continued. I believe that no matter what mistakes we make as a society, we cannot condone ending an [quote cut off]
Expect women to die if McCain/Palin are elected. McCain has vowed to overturn Roe v Wade.
McCain on NBC’s, Meet The Press, 1/30/00
Mr. Russert: “A Constitutional Amendment to ban all abortions?”
McCain: “Yes Sir”
Mr. Russert: “But, Senator, women across the country would say, prior to *Roe v. Wade*, hundreds of thousands of women a year went to the back alleys to have abortions.”
McCain responded: “I understand that.”
Mr. Russert: “Many died.”
McCain, “I understand that.”
From Meet The Real McCain
- Voted anti-choice 125 out of 130 times in his congressional career.
- Consistently voted to restrict access to abortion care.
- Voted against measures to prevent unintended pregnancy.
- Voted for the global gag rule, which prohibits federally funded family-planning clinics from giving women full information about their reproductive-health options.
- Voted for and co-sponsored the Federal Abortion Ban.
- Voted in favor of anti-choice Supreme Court Justices like Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas and Chief Justices like John Roberts.
Often women are left to raise children on their which is why so many children in America live in poverty. Child support is inadequate and difficult to enforce. Yet, John McCain says women are too dumb for equal pay.
McCain said, after voting against a fair pay bill, that the pay gap isn’t due to discrimination. He said that women just need more “education and training.”
And don’t forget this:
So, where does that leave us in a McCain/Palin administration?