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Rick Perry To Values Voter Summit: 'Pro-Life' Just A Slogan For Some "Texas Gov. Rick Perry used an appearance Friday before the Values Voter Summit, an annual gathering of more than 3,000 Christian conservatives to suggest that his chief opponent in the race for the Republican presidential nomination is a fair-weather cultural conservative.".....
6 posted on 10/17/2011 8:33:41 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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Rick Perry Touts Pro-Life Record at Values Voter Summit........“That’s why as governor I have consistently worked for pro-life legislation, policies such as parental consent for minors seeking an abortion, a ban on third tri-semester (sic) abortions, an informed consent law,” Perry added.

During his speech, Perry referenced his signing of a bill to revoke the taxpayer funding for the Planned Parenthood abortion business in his home state of Texas.

“I’m proud to fight for and was proud to sign a budget that defunded Planned Parenthood in Texas,” Perry said. “Our obligation is not only to protect life and bestow freedom on future generations, but it’s also to instill character.”

Perry has received an A grade from the two leading pro-life groups in Texas.

“Governor Rick Perry has always championed the pro-life cause, tirelessly advocating for the sanctity of innocent human life in numerous ways,” Texas Right to Life executive director Elizabeth Graham tells LifeNews.com.

“Governor Perry has worked alongside Texas Right to Life, helping shepherd our pro-life bills and eagerly supporting our measures,” Graham said. “As governor of Texas, he has intervened to stop anti-life legislation on a number of occasions, and he has helped clear obstacles when necessary.”.....

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