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Nov-13-2007 09:14printcomments

Nations Largest Pro-Life Group Endorses Fred Thompson

Thompson has said that he opposes abortion and believes the 1973 abortion on demand Supreme Court decision was wrongly decided and must be reversed.

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Fred Thompson with wife, Jeri
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(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Marking the first major endorsement by a national grassroots organization in the Republican presidential contest, National Right to Life, the nation’s largest pro-life organization representing pro-lifers in fifty state affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, has announced its endorsement of former Senator Fred Thompson for President of the United States.

“As the first major grassroots organization to enter the Republican presidential race, National Right to Life is proud to endorse Fred Thompson,” stated Wanda Franz, Ph.D., president of National Right to Life. “Our endorsement is a testament to Senator Thompson’s long-standing pro-life record, his commitment to unborn children, and our belief in his ability to win.”

In making its endorsement, National Right to Life considered the position of candidates on the life issues, their records on the life issues and their ability to win.

Fred Thompson has had a strong, consistent pro-life record throughout his political career Franz said. Thompson opposes abortion and believes the 1973 abortion on demand Supreme Court decision was wrongly decided and must be reversed.

During his eight years in the United States Senate, Thompson opposed using tax dollars to promote or pay for abortion and supported the many pro-life measures such as parental notice and consent.

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Thompson has also stated his opposition to the kind of stem cell research that requires killing human embryos, while supporting the kind of stem cell research that harms no one and is the only kind producing cures.

Since announcing his candidacy in September, Fred Thompson has run second only to pro-abortion candidate Rudy Giuliani for the Republican nomination in the overwhelming majority of national polls. As pro-lifers throughout the nation begin to unite behind his candidacy, he will be well positioned to win the nomination and the presidency.

“Unlike endorsements by single individuals, this endorsement was made by representatives of statewide pro life organizations across America which themselves are comprised of local community chapters and grassroots activists,” said Dr. Franz.
Source: National Right to Life




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Anonymous November 14, 2007 3:26 pm (Pacific time)

Well, somebody had to sit at his table. And who wants the right-wing bible thumpers? Fred does, that's who!

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