Welcome to The Vine, where every week I strive to bring you updates from around the pro-life community to help you keep up with the ever constant battle to save lives. If you aren’t plugged-in, it is my sincere hope that The Vine will allow you to get familiar with those on the front lines and find your place among them.
Can we all agree that Ruth Bader Ginsburg needs to stay exactly where she is? After previously saying she doesn’t want the growth of particular populations, she has now followed the statement up by clarifying she meant poor people. As Molly Hemingway says at The Federalist, Ginsburg is somewhat “like a crazy old racist great-aunt who keeps embarrassing us and we can’t do anything about it.” Only, she isn’t embarrassing us, she’s embarrassing the pro-abortion lobby. She really lets their love of eugenics shine, to a degree of which Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger would be proud. It’s delightful to watch, made even more so by the fact that she refuses to step down before President Obama is out of office.
While you may be tempted to think the left only wants Ginsburg out so Obama has time to elect another Supreme Court Justice, some take issue with her because she isn’t pro-abortion enough! According to National Right To Life News, Ginsburg was accused of reinforcing the “abortion stigma” in the same interview in which she revealed her disdain for poor Americans having children. The issue, apparently, was Ginsburg admitting her daughter and grand-daughter hadn’t had abortions (yet). Author Dave Andrusko rightly wonders how long it will be before pro-aborts decide “that in the interests of pro-abortion feminist solidarity, women ought to have at least one abortion?”
Perhaps taking her cue from Ginsberg, potential presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has been funding abortions in Africa, India and Asia through the Clinton Foundation. Highlighted by Life News, the Clinton Foundation supports two international abortion businesses: Pathfinder International, who provided 4,000 abortions last year and Population Services International, which provides supplies to international Planned Parenthood.
Of course private and public funding never stops abortion giant Planned Parenthood from asking for more money, which is part of their newest plea for help – the “Actionator.” Found by Americans United For Life (AUL) President and CEO Charmaine Yoest, the Actionator encourages supporters to “fight like hell for women’s …read more