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By Jennifer Hartline

9/9/2012 (2 years ago)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

They are corrupt because they have united themselves with the ultimate corruption and made it their prized possession.

The Democratic National Convention is featuring their favorite female "stars" this week.  They will be used to highlight this administration's "commitment to women's rights and health."  They will stand front and center as advocates of the only man who really understands them or cares about their needs. They'll be hailed by the media as the true American woman. I can't tiptoe around the truth.  I say with as much kindness as possible that they are corrupt.  They have united themselves with the ultimate corruption and made it their prized possession.

This is not our freedom or our choice or our 'right.'  This is violence. Is this American values?

This is not our freedom or our choice or our "right." This is violence. Is this American values?

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By Jennifer Hartline

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

9/9/2012 (2 years ago)

Published in U.S.

Keywords: Obama, DNC, Cecile Richards, Sandra Fluke, Kathleen Sebelius, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Planned Parenthood, abortion, Nancy Keenan, NARAL, women's rights, campaign 2012, Democratic Convention, Jennifer Hartline


WASHINGTON, D.C. (Catholic Online) - The Democratic National Convention is featuring their favorite female "stars" this week.  Cecile Richards, Nancy Keenan, Sandra Fluke, Kathleen Sebelius, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, and yes, Michelle Obama.  They will be used to highlight this administration's "commitment to women's rights and health."  They will stand front and center as advocates of the only man who really understands them or cares about their needs.  They'll be hailed by the media as the true American woman.

Well, I can't tiptoe around the truth.  I say with as much kindness as possible that they are corrupt.  They are corrupt because they have united themselves with the ultimate corruption and made it their prized possession.

Abortion is nothing new or modern, but only in our modern age has it been elevated to the status of a "right" and sold as a necessary tool of liberation for women.  Only we, of all of civilization's women, have cemented into our law the expectation that women must be allowed to kill their own sons and daughters.  We've befriended something insidious.

As Blessed Teresa of Calcutta warned us, "If a mother can kill her own baby, what is left but for me to kill you and you to kill me?"  There is no further line to be crossed once we have severed what should be the inviolate bond between mother and child.  Now there is violence in the sacred space that should be -- needs to be -- the most protected habitat in the universe.

Go back to the Garden of Eden for a moment.  Forget for a minute Eve being the "weaker sex", or more easily deceived.  You think that's the reason why Satan picked her to go after first?  I say baloney.  Satan is no fool.  He did not go after Eve first just because he thought she'd be an easier target.  She was the chief target, the greatest threat.  He wanted to destroy the human person, and the most sure-fire way to achieve that, not just with those first two, but with every human being til the end of time, was to cripple the foundation.  Eve was the foundation.

Satan went after the strongest link in the chain of all of humankind -- Eve -- the mother of all the living.  God had given her something He did not give Adam on his own.  Only with Eve did He share His glorious ability to create and birth new life.  The strength of the human race lies with those who are the life-givers; therefore, the best way to unleash continuous destruction and evil upon the human race is to corrupt the life-givers.  Eve's downfall meant that the poisonous seed was planted permanently in the soil from which every other human soul would come. 

It was efficient, genius, and impossible to undo, without divine intervention.  Once it was accomplished, going after Adam was easy.  (The Redemption would come through another woman.  As the human chain was weakened through Eve, it would be strengthened again through Mary and her humble obedience to God. The early Church Fathers called her the "Second Eve")

Now our century has seen women (and as a result the men have followed) turn an act of violence into their "birthright", if you'll pardon the irony.  With all the inherent force that their life-giving nature endows, modern women have turned the womb into enemy territory, and as a result they're literally laying waste to the human person.

Abortion corrupts a woman in a way it can never corrupt a man.  Men are indeed irrevocably harmed by abortion and by the loss of their children.  Men suffer deep and lasting wounds, but in different ways and at a different level than women.  Abortion strikes clear to the core of a woman because a woman's God-given nature is to create, sustain, nurture, and protect new life.  Whether a woman ever gives birth is irrelevant.  It is still a woman's essential make-up to bring forth new life into the world.  God designed us that way.

When the nature that gives life turns on itself, and a woman comes to despise herself enough to do violence to herself and her own child, the corruption is unleashed.

A Legacy of Death

We are seeing that corruption take center stage as the premiere example of what "womanhood" now means in much of America.  The women being presented as models of success, intelligence, talent, and accomplishment are all women who glory in the mass slaughter of babies in the womb.  They celebrate the blood of innocent children as proof of their liberation and progress.  They demand the continued "freedom" to kill the child in the womb at will, without restriction, without question, and without any moral quandary.  Oh, and subsidized by you and me.

They cheerfully embrace with both arms a legacy of death and a continuing promise of more death.  They are as blind and corrupt and lost as a woman can be. 

Tuesday night HHS Secretary Katheen Sebelius said one thing I have to agree with.  She said this November, our choice is "between a nation whose politics play on our worst fears and a nation whose laws reflect the best of our values."

I'm so sick of the cowardice and dishonesty of people like Sebelius and after tonight, the entire Democrat party.  If you're going to fight for something, then by God, say what it is you're fighting for.  Say it out loud and say it directly.  Quit the code-speak.  Get up on that stage and say, "The best of our values in America means ensuring that killing a baby in the womb is legal, without restriction, without exception, until the moment of delivery.  And it means the taxpayers must pay for this child-killing whether they like it or not."

Sebelius is right that it really is a choice about what we value in America, and what we defend.  Right now, America is a nation that does not defend her most vulnerable citizens.  Right now, America is a nation that prides itself on making womb executions "safe, legal, and"... whoops, I forgot -- they don't want them to be "rare" anymore.

Right now America is a nation that dehumanizes the child in the womb in order to destroy that child.  Today America is a nation that spends billions of dollars killing tiny babies and celebrates it as an enlightened form of counterfeit morality.  We are a nation where a baby who survives an abortion attempt can still be left to die and even actively killed.  Those are President Obama's values.  Those are the values of America today, based on our laws.

So get up on that convention stage and admit it.  Stop talking about "reproductive rights", and choices, and family planning, and women's health, and stake your abortion claim in plain language.  Get up there and admit that the only woman President Obama considers legitimate is a woman who thinks it's a good and necessary thing to kill the child in the womb.  Get up there, all of you and admit that the only women in America who should matter at all are the ones who support unfettered abortion on demand at taxpayer expense.  I dare you.

You Don't Speak for Me

It is unspeakably infuriating as a woman to watch President Obama and the Democratic party, which has become a party of death, present the pro-abortion woman as the ideal American woman; as the only acceptable American woman; as the representation of all American women.  I've got news for you.  Your idea of womanhood is utterly repulsive and corrupt.  Your idea of freedom and progress for women is utterly grotesque.  You do not speak for me, and you certainly do not represent anything that I value.

The current values and laws of America are also repulsive to me.  It is shameful that the nation that was birthed on the divine idea that all men are created equal and endowed by their Creator with the unalienable right to Life has become a nation that greedily devours its own young like the most perverse monster.

Only cowards and tyrants enact laws to permit a helpless child to be killed at will because an adult "chooses."  Only cowards and tyrants hide their violence behind euphemisms and sophistry, and pander to "women's rights", cloaked in the rhetoric of "health care."

Men and women of honor protect their children, born and unborn.  Men and women of honor give their lives for their children -- they do not take their child's life for their own.  Men and women of honor make sacrifices for their children -- they do not make sacrifices of their children.

This election is indeed about choices and about American values.  How much longer will America remain a nation that values the "right" to kill the child in the womb?  How much longer will America deny the humanity of that child?

We ask, rightly so, how the Holocaust of the Jews could have happened during WWII.  How is it possible that such  mass murder could take place, such evil show itself and yet relatively few people did nothing to stop it?

How is it that over a million American babies are killed every year and yet not only do we not stop it, we campaign and legislate its protected status as a "right"??

The Official Party of Abortion

Nancy Keenan of NARAL said in her speech that she and her cohorts are proud that the Democratic party believes "women have the right to choose a safe, legal abortion with dignity..."  The abortion industry believes there is dignity is tearing a child from the womb.  They believe it is dignified to kill a child.  That, folks, is the definition of corruption.

Sebelius ended her speech by saying that Obama "is a leader with uncommon compassion and courage..."  Yes, this is the man who believes it is an unreasonable burden on a woman's original decision to have a second physician come and see that the baby who survived the attempt on his/her life is actually cared for and not discarded like trash or finished off.  How very compassionate is infanticide!

The new platform embraced by the Democratic party now endorses "safe and legal abortion, regardless of ability to pay."  The values of the Democratic party and Obama mean that baby-killing must be "safe", legal and paid for using taxpayer dollars.  Sick and tyrannical is the government that considers killing a defenseless baby something "safe" and insists on subsidizing the slaughter!  This is the America and the "American values"  that Obama and his gaggle of corrupt women want to perpetuate and then export around the world.

I asked once before, and I'll ask again now: Women of virtue, where are you? There is not another second to lose.  RISE.  The foundation of our society must be rebuilt.  Ladies, it starts with us.  When the womb and the child within are sacred once again, only then will our nation be restored.

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Jennifer Hartline is a grateful Catholic, a proud Army wife and homeschooling mother of three children.  She is a contributing writer for Catholic Online.  Visit her online at Wake Up, Deborah!

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