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By Diogenes (articles - email) | Jun 18, 2010

Pondering the news that American taxpayers contributed $1 billion in funding for pro-abortion organizations between 2002 and 2009, David Gibson makes a pointed observation on the Commonweal blog:

That period, for those with short memories, generally corresponds to the two terms of a certain President George W. Bush, who has been depicted in many quarters as a pro-life champion and defender of Catholic values.

That’s one way to look at it; the statistics certainly don’t burnish W’s pro-life credentials. But you could also look at the same fact from a different perspective. If Uncle Sam gave $1 billion to pro-abortion groups under the Bush Administration, what do you suppose is happening right now under Obama?  

Richard Cross holds a doctorate in psychology, who has taught at the university level, including at Franciscan University. He is currently an educational researcher and consultant in the field of psychology and related disciplines.
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