Jan. 24, 2007
Here is what President Bush said yesterday, to the people at March for Life, about human dignity and protecting life:
Everyone there believes, as I do, that every life is valuable; that our society has a responsibility to defend the vulnerable and weak, the imperfect and even the unwanted; and that our nation should set a great goal that unborn children should be welcomed in life and protected in law.
A merciful society seeks to expand legal protection to every life, including early life. And a compassionate society will defend a simple, moral proposition, life should never be used as a tool, or a means to an end.
These are bedrock principles. and that is why my administration opposes partial-birth abortion and public funding for abortion; -- (applause) -- why we support teen abstinence and crisis pregnancy programs; adoption and parental notification laws; and why we are against all forms of human cloning.
Here is what President Bush said tonight, to the American people, about human dignity and protecting life:
What changed since yesterday, Mr. President?