GOP Announces Pro-Life Speakers at National Convention
Posted by Christopher Blosser at
Since I originally posted about the
"Kerry Catholics" in the Republican Party", bemoaning the lack of pro-life speakers at the Republican National Convention, it is my pleasure to post that the GOP has just announced the following pro-life speakers (Source: LifeNews.Com):
The newest list of speakers includes Senate Majority Leader Bill First, a doctor from Tennessee who recently spoke in favor of President Bush's position against taxpayer funding of embryonic stem cell research.
Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, the sponsor of the partial-birth abortion ban Bush signed into law, will also speak as will Senator Sam Brownback, who has been the leading pro-life lawmaker fighting human cloning.
Other pro-life speakers on the new list include Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, Senator Elizabeth Dole, Kentucky Congresswoman Anne Northup, and Maryland Lt. Governor Michael Steele, a leading black Republican. . . .
The initial convention speakers list also included pro-life speakers, such as Senator John McCain, who has angered pro-life advocates on other issues, Secretary of Education Rod Paige, and Sen. Zell Miller of Georgia, a pro-life Democrat who has endorsed Bush.
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