Monday, July 5, 2010

Kagan's Nomination Gets More Troubling Over Her Abortion Views

I had not seen much of a reason to think that President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Elena Kagan, would not be confirmed. Her views are right in line with Liberalism and trading one Liberal justice for another is expected with a Democrat as President. Well, there may be something could actually derail Kagan's confirmation, but I doubt the Republicans will have the back bone to try. Turns out Kagan may well have misled the Supreme Court about the medical necessity of partial birth abortion. From Powerline:
"Here is the shocking part: the ACOG report, as originally drafted, said almost exactly the opposite. The initial draft said that the ACOG panel "could identify no circumstances under which this procedure . . . would be the only option to save the life or preserve the health of the woman." That language horrified the rabidly pro-abortion Elena Kagan, then a deputy assistant to President Clinton for domestic policy. This is what Kagan wrote in a memo to her superiors in the Clinton White House:

Todd Stern just discovered that the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is thinking about issuing a statement (attached) that includes the following sentence: "[A] select panel convened by ACOG could identify no circumstances under which [the partial-birth] procedure ... would be the only option to save the life or preserve the health of the woman." This, of course, would be disaster -- not the less so (in fact, the more so) because ACOG continues to oppose the legislation. It is unclear whether ACOG will issue the statement; even if it does not, there is obviously a chance that the draft will become public.

So Kagan took matters into her own hands: incredibly, she herself appears to have written the key language that eventually appeared in the ACOG report. Coffin writes:

So Kagan set about solving the problem. Her notes, produced by the White House to the Senate Judiciary Committee, show that she herself drafted the critical language hedging ACOG's position. On a document [PDF] captioned "Suggested Options" -- which she apparently faxed to the legislative director at ACOG -- Kagan proposed that ACOG include the following language: "An intact D&X [the medical term for the procedure], however, may be the best or most appropriate procedure in a particular circumstance to save the life or preserve the health of a woman."

Kagan's language was copied verbatim by the ACOG executive board into its final statement, where it then became one of the greatest evidentiary hurdles faced by Justice Department lawyers (of whom I was one) in defending the federal ban. (Kagan's role was never disclosed to the courts.)"
I guess President Obama wants someone on the Supreme Court who is as comfortable with infanticide as he is. This is the fruit of Liberalism, the tolerance of infanticide. This is why Christians cannot be pro-choice or support those who are because infanticide is what ultimately results. The murder of children and the tolerance of it is because pagan idols are once again dominant in the land and even in our churches.

"They worshiped their idols,
which became a snare to them.

They sacrificed their sons
and their daughters to demons.

They shed innocent blood,
the blood of their sons and daughters,
whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan,
and the land was desecrated by their blood." Psalm 106:36-38

It is way past time to confront those in our churches who have raised these pagan idols.

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