Wednesday, June 20, 2007
HOT OFF THE SHOW! 2008 Candidates on the Issues
So, Who would get your vote if the 2008 election were today?
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On yesterday's show we lined out whee the candidates stand on the top issues in bullet point form. You can get indepth information including all the candidates on YouTube at our Election Center page at Changing Worldviews HERE.
But since our show today is with Dr. Steven Crane speaking on life & death issues from a doctor's point of view, here is where the presidential contenders stand on abortion:
ABORTION - Candidates in the race for President divide evenly among party lines except for Rudy Giuliani who goes against his GOP contenders.
All support abortion rights
All oppose abortion rights except for Rudy Giuliani
Duncan Hunter - also sponsored legislation which would define life as beginning at conception applying constitutional protections for the unborn.
Jim Gilmore - As governor, signed into law a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion, parental notification requirement for minors seeking an abortion, and a ban on the procedure called "partial-birth" abortion.
Mitt Romney & John McCain - Opposes abortion rights except in cases of rape, incest, and to protect the life of the mother.
Ron Paul - Opposes abortion rights, but says that the issue should be decided by the states. Supports ban on procedure opponents call "partial-birth" abortion.
Next - positions on Immigration.
In the meantime you can hear the show with Dr. Crane online
Here (See 6/20/07)