« BACK  |  PRINT

RS

EDITOR OF REDSTATE

Who is Lying to @RebeccaKiesslin?

Rebecca Kiessling is a real pro-life warrior. Her mother was raped. Thankfully, Rebecca was not aborted, but adopted. She is an advocate of the personhood amendment and spokeswoman for Personhood USA. I was kind of flattered she would tweet at me, but then became really disturbed that someone is lying to her.

She thinks I am helping create a new pro-life group in Georgia that would not hold the line on the pro-life cause for rape.

That is absolutely not true.

Ms. Kiessling, I believe every life is sacred and should be protected, including children conceived as a result of rape. Life begins at conception.

But I also believe life does not stop there.

I believe children who can feel pain should not be ripped apart in their mothers’ wombs. I am helping create a new organization because the existing organization joined with Planned Parenthood to oppose legislation that would stop abortions of children who can feel pain.

I believe children should not be aborted with Obamacare funding. I am helping create a new organization because the existing organization opposed legislation that would have stopped Obamacare funding from going to abortions.

I believe children, once out of the womb, should not have to suffer terrible living situations because of bureaucratic burdens in foster care. I am helping create a new organization because the existing organization sat on the sidelines in the fight to reform foster care in Georgia.

I have no intention of giving politicians a pass. Ms. Kiessling, I have no idea who is telling you we are weakening the stand on life, but I assure you we are not. But we do want to expand the ground on which we fight for life without compromising the hard fought ground we have already won.

Get Alerts