The New York Times reported that Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr., the Democratic nominee for vice president, departed Sunday from party doctrine on abortion rights, declaring that as a Catholic, he believes life begins at conception.
** Allow women to choose, but no federal funding. (Jul 2007)
**No public funding for abortion; it imposes a view. (Apr 2007)
**Supports partial-birth abortion ban, but not undoing Roe. (Apr 2007)
**Accepts Catholic church view that life begins at conception. (Apr 2007)
**Nominees should agree on constitutional right to privacy. (Apr 2007)
**Voted NO on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008)
**Voted NO on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion. (Mar 2008)
**Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Apr 2007)
**Voted NO on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions. (Jul 2006)
**Voted YES on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives. (Mar 2005)
**Voted NO on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime. (Mar 2004)
**Voted NO on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
**Voted YES on banning partial birth abortions. (Oct 1999)
**Voted NO on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
**Rated 36% by NARAL, indicating a mixed voting record on abortion. (Dec 2003)
**Expand embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2004)
**Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
**Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
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Isn’t this a bit disgusting?
If he had a different view on life it would be one thing.
But, how does Biden explain that life begins at conception yet he has voted consistently to kill that life?
That’s pretty sick.