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Have You Contacted Your Pro-Life State Legislators and Governors to Thank them for Standing Up for the Babies?

by | Mar 10, 2012

By Dave Andrusko

Gov. Bob McDonnell

You have to live in Virginia, I suppose, to fully appreciate the over-the-top tactics pro-abortionists used to attempt to intimidate pro-life legislators. And, of course, part of those tactics is to then go crazy if anyone utters a peep.

I’m alluding to the amended ultrasound bill which Gov. Bob McDonnell signed into law earlier this week. He did so even thought pro-abortionists had stormed the capitol beyond where demonstrates are limited (Capitol Square Bell ) to lock arms on the south steps of the Capitol, where they are forbidden. When police moved them out, their Democratic defenders in the Assembly likened them to civil rights demonstrators of the 1960s.

As we’ve explained many times, their point never—NEVER—was to substitute abdominal ultrasounds for transvaginal ultrasounds. Pro-abortionists objected to any ultrasound, even though virtually all abortionists employ transvaginal ultrasounds to date the baby’s age in early pregnancies.

But by insisting that “a benign and routine part of the abortion procedure”  was “rape,” they hoped to intimidate legislators into running away from the bill. They failed.

Looking both back and ahead, both in Virginia and around the country, if pro-abortionists are the only voices legislators hear, we shouldn’t be surprised if pro-life legislators wonder where are the pro-lifers. We need to ask ourselves, have we contacted our state Representative or state Senator to thank them for standing up to the pro-abortion militia? Do they know we have their backs?

It’s easy in the comfort of our offices or homes to expect pro-life legislators to stand up for their convictions in the face of unrelenting media hostility. Let’s make it easier for them by calling or emailing or writing to thank them for standing up for the truth.

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