One of Bill Clinton’s first moves as president showed his belief in gays in the military. Now Preident Obama has shown he is the pro-abortion president and not everyone is pleased…
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The Catholic Church in the Philippines will “flex” its muscles against new US president Barack Obama’s reversal of a controversial abortion policy.
Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines Episcopal Commission on Family and Life (ECFL) assistant secretary Fr. David Clay said Obama’s policy may affect their “pro-life” campaign.
“It’s going to be difficult. Sad to say, it’s going to be a boost for those who are campaigning for abortion,” Clay, an American missionary, said in an article on the CBCP website.
Clay said that in the Philippines, Obama’s decision can also boost the campaign of individuals and groups seeking for the passage of the Reproductive Health bill in the country.
He said the CBCP faces an “uphill battle” in its fight against a bill on maternal health care, which requires the government to push artificial contraception if it becomes a law.
But he said he is not entirely losing hope even if Obama reversed the Mexico City policy, thus making federal money available to promote abortion internationally.
Clay claimed that many people in the US are “very much opposed” to what Obama did and ready to raise their voices against the new US population policy.