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    A 1990 Gallup poll found that 77 percent of Americans polled said abortion was the taking of human life. I agree, and believe that taking the life on an innocent child is unjust. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    A vast abortion industry, generating some half a billion dollars annually, sprang into existence in the wake of Roe and Doe. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    Abortion is a question of choice. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    Abortion is defended today as a means of ensuring the equality and independence of women, and as a solution to the problems of single parenting, child abuse, and the feminization of poverty. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    Abortion is the ultimate violence. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    Abortion on demand, throughout the full nine months of a pregnancy, for virtually any reason, became public policy in the United States of America. No other developed democracy had, or has, such a permissive abortion regime. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    Advocates of unrestricted abortion do not want the public to focus on these undeniable facts of fetal development, but the facts cannot be ignored. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    And that, as a purely empirical assertion, is how nearly all people of all faiths at all times have regarded abortion - as killing. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    Any man who has ever tried to use political power for the common good has felt an awful sense of powerlessness. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    For almost twenty years, abortion policy in America has been controlled by the courts. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    From the beginning, each human embryo has its own unique genetic identity. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    However, we might oppose it, abortion is a sad feature of modern life. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    I am convinced that this approach, a mainstream Democratic approach, commands the strong support of the American people, and presents a sharp and compassionate contrast to the Republican abortion position which offers no real hope or commitment to mother or child. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    I am fairly certain that my abortion position hurt me, because in a Democratic primary, where turnout is relatively low, liberal voters turn out in disproportionately large numbers and thus exercise a disproportionate influence on the outcome. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    If our country is to reach a workable solution to the abortion issue, the Democratic party must be open to and tolerant of opposing views. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    In short, our response as a party should be to work to solve the crises that produce crisis pregnancies, and work to make life worth living for mother and child, rather than victimize the child as a way of dealing with the crisis. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    In this generation, the issue pressing that question on our consciences is the issue of abortion. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    My strong personal view, which I believe is shared by millions of Americans, is that our party should make a strong statement in its platform that the unborn child has a fundamental right to life which should be protected. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    Our moral, religious, and political traditions are united in their respect for the dignity of human life. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    The abortion issue has intersected with my public life from the very beginning. Robert-CaseyRobert Casey
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    The abortion license has not brought freedom and security to women. Rather, it has ushered in a new era of irresponsibility toward women and children, one that now begins before birth. Robert-Casey/">Robert Casey
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    The advocates of abortion on demand falsely assume two things: that women must suffer if the lives of unborn children are legally protected; and that women can only attain equality by having the legal option of destroying their innocent offspring in the womb. Robert-Casey/">Robert Casey
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    To establish justice and to promote the general welfare, America does not need the abortion license. Robert-Casey/">Robert Casey
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    Today, the growing economic and social pressures in our country are putting millions of women, children and families at increased risk of abuse and neglect, especially when families are denied basic support services and economic opportunity. Robert-Casey/">Robert Casey
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    Tolerance is the price we pay for living in a free, pluralistic society. Robert-Casey/">Robert Casey
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    We have had virtually unlimited access to abortion for nearly twenty years. Yet during that same period, more and more women and children have slipped into poverty. Robert-Casey/">Robert Casey
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    We must make children and families a national priority. Robert-Casey/">Robert Casey
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    Who belongs to the community of the commonly protected? Robert-Casey/">Robert Casey