Abortion and The Obama Presidency

Pro-lifers in the United States were generally disappointed and dis­couraged by the results of the 2008 national elections. Barack Obama—as measured by his own record and cam­paign promises, the most pro-abortion presidential candidate the United States has ever seen—was elected with 52.6 percent of the popular vote.

It appears inevitable that the modest but signifi­cant political gains made by the pro-life movement since 2000 will be eroded or undone when the president-elect takes office. In some areas the short-term damage may be even more extensive than veteran pro-lifers anticipate.

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