Office of Legal Council nominee criticized for ‘bizarre’ defenses of abortion

Office of Legal Council nominee criticized for ‘bizarre’ defenses of abortion

Washington D.C., Mar 31, 2009 / 03:41 am (CNA).- Dawn Johnsen, nominee to head the White House Office of Legal Counsel, faces criticism from a pro-life group for her opposition to the federal partial-birth abortion ban and her comments characterizing pregnant mothers as “inevitable losers in the contraceptive lottery” and comparing pregnancy to slavery or being hit by a drunk driver.
The Senate Judiciary Committee on March 19 approved Johnsen’s nomination by 11 to 7 for a full vote on the Senate floor.
The Susan B. Anthony List, a pro-life group opposing her nomination, reports some of its 154,000 members have sent over 26,000 letters of opposition to their U.S. Senators.
“Johnsen’s opposition to existing federal restrictions like the ban on partial-birth abortion casts doubt on her ability to perform her duties faithfully as the head of the Office of Legal Counsel,” said Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser.


I believe it is the goal of the Obama administration to so entrench abortion, and so marginalize pro-life groups, that even the concept of “pro-life” will be considered evil.

Pregnant mothers are “losers in the contraception lottery,” pregnancy is equal to slavery or being hit by a truck? Wow, how does her mom feel about all this?

Her mom? What about her kids? (If she has any.)

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