Obama Opposes Ban on Sex Selective Abortions

Discussion in 'Politics & Religion' started by OccupyThis, May 31, 2012.

  1. So when the time comes that we can determine that a fetus is going to be homosexual or heterosexual, liberals will have no problem with aborting the homosexual ones seeing as "The government should not intrude in medical decisions or private family matters in this way."


    http://dailycaller.com/2012/05/31/obama-opposes-ban-on-sex-selective-abortions/

    President Barack Obama opposes House legislation to ban abortions due to the sex or race of the baby.

    “The Administration opposes gender discrimination in all forms, but the end result of this legislation would be to subject doctors to criminal prosecution if they fail to determine the motivations behind a very personal and private decision,” White House deputy press secretary Jamie Smith told ABC News’ Jake Tapper in a statement Wednesday evening. “The government should not intrude in medical decisions or private family matters in this way.”

    The Prenatal Non-Discrimation Act (PRENDA), sponsored by Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks, would ban abortions on the basis of gender or race, while also making the coercion of a woman to obtain a sex- or race-based abortion illegal.

    Pro-choice groups such as NARAL Pro-Choice America and Planned Parenthood adamantly oppose the legislation, arguing that it will restrict access to abortions. Planned Parenthood officially endorsed Obama for re-election on Wednesday, and announced a $1.4 million ad buy on his behalf. [...]