Pro-Life GOP Candidate: We’ve Got to Stop Demonizing Killing Babies

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It’s pretty much a given that if you want to be taken a serious Republican or GOP contender, you have to be pro-life. However, I’m starting to get the feeling that GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley isn’t nearly as pro-life as she says she is.

In fact, not even her words can really back up the anti-abortion beliefs she formerly claimed to have.

Take a recent comment made by her during the first GOP debates, for instance.

During one line of questioning, she said we must find a “consensus” on the issue. Can’t we all agree that we should ban late-term abortions?” She also noted that adoptions should be encouraged, medical professionals shouldn’t be pressured into performing abortions, contraceptives should be available, and women shouldn’t be jailed or executed for abortions.

“Let’s treat this like a respectful issue that it is and humanize the situation and stop demonizing the situation.”

Then, just days later, she pretty much repeated those sentiments, saying we must “humanize this issue. We’ve got to stop demonizing the issue.” She explained that it was just causing way too much division at a time when the nation was already too divided.

And so, her “vision” is to “bring people together based on humanity, not based on making people hate each other.”

To be clear, she makes a few good points here. America is far too divided, and we have to solve that. We also have to acknowledge that everyone has a personal story.

However, I’m not really sure how realistic her consensus is.

For starters, a federal ban on abortions just won’t happen at any stage.

Secondly, how in the world do you meet in the middle on such a topic? It’s a moral one, to be sure. It’s either wrong or it’s right.

And lastly, how do you get a party who can’t even define womanhood to solve an intimate woman issue?

It seems more likely that Haley is trying to make it seem like she is whatever you want her to be. After all, she is running for president…