WASHINGTON D.C., USA
Jan 26/09. Pro-life
activists were weighing their options Monday, January 26, after
President Barack Obama signed an executive order ending the ban on
federal funds for international groups that perform abortions or provide
information on the option.
signed it quietly, without coverage by the media, late on Friday
afternoon, January 23, a contrast to the midday signings with fanfare of
executive orders on other subjects earlier in the week.
The decision was
welcomed by abortion rights groups, but condemned by several
"When we wake up
every morning to a deepening financial crisis, it is an insult to the
American people to bail out the abortion industry," said Charmaine
Yoest, president of 'Americans United for Life', in a statement.
activist Jim Brown of Louisville said about Obama: "He’s claiming to be
a devout Christian, but how can he be when he is all for killing