Whispers on stem cells
Tony Perkins, the president of the Family Research Council, is getting a bit nervous about the rumors he hears on Capitol Hill. And sometimes they're more than rumors, he points out:
Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) was quoted in the New York Times, saying, "I don't think you have to elect Senator Kerry to have more stem cell research.... I can't give you any specifics, but I think there's a chance the president may have a different view in a second term."
This is not an argument for voting against George W. Bush. It is an argument for making sure that, if the President is re-elected, he is held strictly to the promises he has made during the campaign.
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Oct. 14, 2004 3:04 AM ET USA
Just becasue Senator Spector says it doesn't mean the President will do it. The Senator is only voiceing his own departure from the President. The thing to do is to not re-elect Senator Spector.
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Oct. 13, 2004 3:15 PM ET USA
Phil - there are few people more independent than a second term President. He has no one to answer to since he cannot run for re-election. If President Bush wins, we can only hope he is true to his apparent convictions.