Skip to comments.Abortion Fits GOP Philosophy, Says Giuliani (Liberal Rudy equates killing babies with freedom)
Posted on 01/25/2007 4:44:10 PM PST by Spiff
New York, N.Y. (CNSNews.com) - While the national Republican platform is decidedly pro-life and has been for the past two decades, the GOP mayor of the nation's largest city believes his party's philosophical underpinnings are more in tune with the pro-abortion point of view.
New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani said favoring the availability of abortion is "more consistent with the philosophy of the Republican Party."
Giuliani made his eyebrow-raising remarks at an awards luncheon April 6 sponsored by the National Abortion Rights Action League in New York City, a leading abortion group.
Kelli Conlin, the executive director of the New York chapter of NARAL, applauded Giuliani's views. She called the mayor "a great advocate for us," and said it was "unfortunate the leadership of the GOP has moved into a direction where they want to implant government control on the lives of women and on reproductive freedom."
Although some of the state's top Republicans favor the availability of abortion - both Giuliani and Gov. George Pataki are supporters of abortion rights - their views on the issue are not shared by all in the New York GOP.
"Rudy Giuliani is not the poster child for the Republican Party. His values are completely out-of-step with the views of the GOP," said Lori Hougen, spokesperson for the New York chapter of the National Right to Life.
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It is said that Rudy is ready to take on the whole world in response to the deaths of 3,000 Americans in the WTC attack but he not only won't even lift a finger in response to the deaths of 40,000,000 American children - he wants the slaughter to continue unabated. He has even stated that he would willingly pay to have his own grandchild butchered by an abortionist if his daughter couldn't pay for it herself. And he even thinks that your tax money should be used to pay for the unborn children of poor women to be dismembered and sucked into a sink.
Yet, there is a massive propaganda effort occuring to sugar coat Giuliani's extreme liberal views, statements, and policies and Mayor of New York City. But it goes beyond softening his hardcore liberal views. The big lie is being told and told often that Giuliani is a conservative. Which he is NOT, by any sane definition of the word. That propaganda effort is seen in major magazines, newspapers, and right here on Free Republic.
Let there be no confusion. Giuliani is a liberal - one of the most liberal people in the Republican Party - and the MOST LIBERAL REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE ever. Would it be easier to ignore his liberal, anti-Republican platform views and support the current frontrunner in the Republican Primary? For some. But what is the RIGHT thing to do? Do you principles mean anything to you? Do the traditional principles of the Republican Party mean anything to you? We're well over a year outside of election day. Any one of the major candidates could be made into the GOP nominee. They just need YOUR support in the form of donations and work. Are we so fearful of a tough election fight with Hillary that we'll put up a candidate whose liberal views do not represent the views of the vast majority of the Republican Party? Do we surrender our conservative values for electoral expedience? And if Rudy is our nominee and he does win the election, what does it profit the Republican Party if we win but we lose our soul?
Maybe some people are right and the time isn't right for a hardcore conservative candidate. Fine. Maybe we could go with a moderate more in the mold of our current President. I'm very unhappy with a number of things that President Bush has done, but I would far prefer 4 to 8 more years of that than 4 to 8 years of a liberal like Giuliani. Pick a conservative candidate, or a more moderate candidate if you must. But supporting a liberal like Giuliani is an unconscionable choice for any self-respecting conservative Republican.
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Why are you posting some story from 2001 like it's news?
what's his position today, any idea?
For flame war purposes.
Well, that's it. < dusting hands off, walking away>
It's possible he could finesse the issue but if he's going to rub people's noses in his pro abortion position, he may as well throw in the towel right now.
BUT HE CAN WIN!!!!
(countdown to the rudy fan invasion)
Great post, maybe this will put to rest the "Rudy will be fine for pro-lifers" nonsense. He is a pro-abortion extremist.
I must not be ,,with this Little GOP.
It's a Child,Not a Choice...!
Murdering children is about as "consistent with the philosophy of the Republican Party" as you are, Rudy.
Talking to NARAL - Some conservative.
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If either Giuliani or Romney gets the Republican nomination, I am bolting the GOP.
I may agree with you, but you lost me when you blamed a Mayor for abortions. Bit of a reach don't ya think?
2008 is a whole new ballgame. Past statements are irrelevant.
1,000,000 unborn children were slaughtered in that city alone. NYC
Maybe he should have done something about it..
I didn't blame him. Read it again. I mentioned it to contrast his reaction to the 3,000 dead in the WTC attack to the 1,000,000 dead in the abortion holocaust that happened in his own city while he was the mayor.
He's ready to fight a war because of the 3,000 dead. But, in the case of the 1,000,000 dead children in his own city while he was mayor, 40,000,000 dead in the USA since 1973, he's not only NOT going to do anything to fight it or stop it, but he supports its indefinite continuation.
Abortion continues, Roe vs Wade is still in effect, and Bush is the most pro-life President in the last 50 years.
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