Pro-abortion group circulating pro-Kagan talking points

The National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) is now distributing favorable talking points on Capitol Hill regarding Obama Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.

Of course this comes as no surprise, given that she's been nominated by a pro-abortion President.  But what is interesting is their attempt to "sell" Kagan as a mainstream judge, despite the fact that during her time in the Clinton White House she worked to find political cover for then President Clinton to veto Congress' ban on partial birth abortion.

(Via LifeNews)

"Elena Kagan's writings indicate a respect for women's freedom and privacy as defined by Roe v. Wade--and the writings are consistent with the pro-choice position adopted by the Clinton White House," NARAL says, according to the (Huffington) Post. "These writings show a mainstream view that the majority of Americans shares."

NARAL tries to make Kagan appear more moderate by showing how the Supreme Court initially struck down a Nebraska partial-birth abortion ban before ultimately upholding one Congress approved during the administration of President George W. Bush. ...

They then go on to case Kagan in the "centrist" mold of former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, (who was of course a supporter of Roe vs. Wade).  Not exactly the kind of endorsement that should carry weight with any conservative Senators, to say nothing of pro-life ones.

They conclude their talking points by promising: "We will work to ensure that she receives a fair hearing during which senators will ask questions about these issues.  This includes setting the record straight when anti-choice senators and their allies start attacking her writings."

As far as we're concerned, let them try.  We would to see they try and defend her defense of partial birth abortion.  Defend her support for not allowing the US military to recruit on the campus of Harvard Law while she was dean.  Defend her support for allowing open homosexuals in the military.  Defend her thoughts on the rationing of free speech.  Defend her questionable stance on the Second Amendment.

We could go on.

But we look forward to Senate conservatives taking to opportunity to get Kagan to comment on these issues herself.


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