Wednesday, January 28, 2009

The Fight Against FOCA

This is greatly grieving to my heart. It is not my desire to post on this blog regarding political issues and such. But if I can use this blog to make people aware of something tragic, then I will.

The following is a small article from the One News Now website regarding the Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA):

The fight against FOCA begins
Charlie Butts - OneNewsNow - 1/28/2009 7:00:00 AM

baby ultrasoundPro-life groups are gearing up to combat the Freedom of Choice Act.

Brad Mattes, executive director of Life Issues Institute, says the Freedom of Choice Act, or FOCA, is a dangerous bill that President Barack Obama has promised to sign. "FOCA, the Freedom of Choice Act, would kick to the curb every protective law that has been passed by Congress, state legislatures, or local communities," he explains.

FOCA would promote partial-birth abortion and ban parental-notification laws, according to Mattes. However, he has not lost hope. "If FOCA is brought through committee and to the floor of the House and the Senate as an entire bill, I think our chances are better at stopping it," he notes.

Mattes says those chances diminish if it is attached to other bills piecemeal. He points out it is vital for the grassroots voice to be heard...

The rest of the article can be read at the One News Now website:

and a petition against FOCA can be signed at the Life Issues Institute website:

There is absolutely no real freedom found in ending the life of an unborn child...

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