Kristof: Can This Be Pro-Life?

JW and I both woke up today to the magic that is Nick Kristof with his Thursday column, “Can This Be Pro-Life?

The Bush administration this month is quietly cutting off birth control supplies to some of the world’s poorest women in Africa.

Thus the paradox of a “pro-life” administration adopting a policy whose result will be tens of thousands of additional abortions each year — along with more women dying in childbirth.

The saga also spotlights a clear difference between Barack Obama and John McCain. Senator Obama supports U.N.-led efforts to promote family planning; Senator McCain stands with President Bush in opposing certain crucial efforts to help women reduce unwanted pregnancies in Africa and Asia.

(I have no doubt RZ and LM enjoyed it too.)

Please take a moment to read the article and share with your friends and family the very real reasons why a McCain-Palin presidency hurts women.

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