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Saturday, January 24, 2009

Reaction to Obama's reversal of Mexico City Policy

As should be, there have been critical reactions from our Catholic bishops and Right to Life groups to Obama's reversal of Mexico City Policy. Rather than post each article, I decided to list them here. I encourage you to read these articles.

USCCB: "reversal of Mexico City Policy is very disappointing"

Washington DC, Jan 23, 2009 / 08:05 pm (CNA).- Immediately after President Barack Obama signed the executive order reversing the Mexico City policy, at what was described as "a private act in his office," Cardinal Justin Rigali, chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities described the decision as "very disappointing."

Colorado bishops: Obama's reversal of Mexico City Policy "profoundly unfortunate"

Denver, Jan 23, 2009 / 08:07 pm (CNA).- In a statement issued minutes after the White House confirmed the reversal of the policy protecting foreign nations from the promotion of abortion with US taxes,  the Colorado Bishops' Conference said in a statement that "we are saddened and troubled by President Obama's reversal today of the Mexico City Policy by executive order."

Executive Order Rescinds Protection against Torturing, Killing Children in the Womb

The “Mexico City Policy” protected another group of human persons from being tortured, unto ...

Exporting Abortion And The Ugly American

The Mexico City Policy was intended to get the U.S. out of the international abortion business.

Obama overturns Mexico City Policy, pro-lifers react

Washington DC, Jan 23, 2009 / 05:54 pm (CNA).- Pro-life leaders reacted critically to President Barack Obama's Friday reversal of President George W. Bush's ban on federal funding for international groups that promote or perform abortions. One Latin American commentator charged that the policy weakens anti-poverty efforts and had enabled a coercive sterilization campaign in Peru under the Clinton administration.

Pro-Life Leaders Condemn Obama's Funding of International Abortion Groups

WASHINGTON, DC, January 23, 2009 ( - The following joint statement by 22 of the nation's pre-eminent pro-life organizations was issued today in response to President Obama's signing of an executive order revoking the Mexico City policy. The Mexico City policy is a Reagan-era policy...

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