At a Sunday rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton officially accepted Planned Parenthood’s endorsement in her bid for the Democratic ticket in the 2016 presidential election — to energize her base in the name of women’s “reproductive rights.”
This move is unprecedented, making it the first time the world’s largest abortion provider has ever endorsed a presidential primary candidate — with both sides looking to profit.
For Clinton’s unwavering support, the Planned Parenthood Action Fund declared that it will spend $20 million toward her campaign for president, with a focus on battleground states in the U.S. Senate race, LifeSiteNews reports.
Many argue that Clinton would champion abortion even more aggressively than President Barack Obama, who was dubbed “the abortion president” by Family Talk Founder and President Dr. James Dobson in a statement calling him the most radical abortion president in the history of the United States.
This opinion that Clinton would supplant Obama as the most pro-abortion president in history also holds true for Planned Parenthood.
“We're proud to endorse Hillary Clinton for President of the United States,” Planned Parenthood Action announced in a statement. “Hillary Clinton holds the strongest record on reproductive rights of all presidential contenders in not just this election, but in American history.”
Fight for abortion supporters
After entering the race for the Democratic presidential ticket as a standout frontrunner, Clinton’s socialist opponent, Sen. Bernie Sanders-Vt., has raised concern for the former first lady’s campaign team in recent months. She is reportedly in a tight race with the contender in New Hampshire, where Sanders was beating her by 13 points (a 50-37 margin) on Friday among the state’s Democratic voters, according to a Fox News Poll.
Besides Planned Parenthood, Clinton is also endorsed by the NARAL Pro-Choice America political activist group, which appreciates the fact that she supports taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand, as does Sanders.
The former secretary of state for Obama’s first term proclaimed that her election as president is vital to America because all of her Republican opponents would defund Planned Parenthood, which received $553 million in taxpayer funds for the 2014─2015 fiscal year, according to LifeSiteNews.
Clinton made it quite clear on social media channels that she would fight for abortion rights tooth and nail, reminding Twitter followers of her commitment to fight against pro-life advocates in Washington lobbied for passage of a reconciliation bill that would stop taxpayer funding of abortion - a measure passed by Congress but vetoed by President Obama.
Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards drew the line between Republicans and Democrats in the 2016 presidential election, as well, noting that the future of abortion is at stake.
“Everything Planned Parenthood has believed in and fought for over the past 100 years is on the ballot," Richards expressed to the New York Times.
Planned Parenthood’s recent selling of baby body parts scandal has reportedly done little to put a dent in Clinton’s pro-abortion activism.
“Clinton added that she is ‘proud’ to have Planned Parenthood's endorsement, despite footage showing its officials cavalierly discussing harvesting and selling aborted babies' body parts,” LifeSiteNews’ Ben Johnson informed. “Just days after she called the undercover footage ‘disturbing’ last summer, Hillary Clinton said she is ‘proud to stand with Planned Parenthood.’"
Many are concerned that Clinton’s unabashed and extreme support of abortion would lead to her eventual effort as president to undermine Americans’ freedom of religion guaranteed under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
The frontrunner Democratic presidential candidate’s own words have struck the fears of many in the pro-life community.
“Religious beliefs [that oppose abortion] have to be changed," Clinton proclaimed last April at the Women in the World Summit.
Clinton has also taken a hard stance against those not supporting the homosexual agenda, which includes the advocacy of same-sex “marriage.”
“[Convictions against homosexuality are equivalent to] the justification offered for violent practices towards women like honor killings, widow burning, or female genital mutilation,” the candidate aspiring to be the first female president of the United States expressed earlier in a statement supporting the LGBT “right.”
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