Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Robert Casey Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
Whose rights will we acknowledge? Whose human dignity will we respect? For whose well-being will we, as a people, assume responsibility?
A 1990 Gallup poll found that 77 percent of Americans polled said abortion was the taking of human life. I agree, and believe that taking the life on an innocent child is unjust.
To establish justice and to promote the general welfare, America does not need the abortion license.
From the beginning, each human embryo has its own unique genetic identity.
Our moral, religious, and political traditions are united in their respect for the dignity of human life.
By rejecting abortion-on-demand, we can move our party back to the mainstream.
Abortion on demand, throughout the full nine months of a pregnancy, for virtually any reason, became public policy in the United States of America. No other developed democracy had, or has, such a permissive abortion regime.
We must make children and families a national priority.
For almost twenty years, abortion policy in America has been controlled by the courts.
My strong personal view, which I believe is shared by millions of Americans, is that our party should make a strong statement in its platform that the unborn child has a fundamental right to life which should be protected.
Any man who has ever tried to use political power for the common good has felt an awful sense of powerlessness.
Indeed, an entire generation of Americans has grown to adulthood since the Roe decision of 1973, which held that the right to choose an abortion was a privacy right protected by our Constitution.
Abortion on demand has, in my judgment, contributed significantly to an environment in our country in which life has become very cheap.
I come to urge my party to be open to debate and discussion; to move away from a lock-step litmus test which advocates abortion on demand in an effort to reach a broader national consensus.
Our party has always been the voice of the powerless and the voiceless.
In this generation, the issue pressing that question on our consciences is the issue of abortion.
Tolerance is the price we pay for living in a free, pluralistic society.
The abortion license has not brought freedom and security to women. Rather, it has ushered in a new era of irresponsibility toward women and children, one that now begins before birth.
The national Democratic Party has embraced abortion on demand. I believe this position is wrong in principle and out of the mainstream of our party’s historic commitment to protecting the powerless.
Today, the growing economic and social pressures in our country are putting millions of women, children and families at increased risk of abuse and neglect, especially when families are denied basic support services and economic opportunity.
The abortion issue has intersected with my public life from the very beginning.
If our country is to reach a workable solution to the abortion issue, the Democratic party must be open to and tolerant of opposing views.