Saturday, August 08, 2009

Obama advisor John Holdren: newborns are not fully human

I am away from my pc at moment but wanted to share this with everyone.  It comes from Fr.Z.  The comments are his.


Obama advisor John Holdren: newborns are not fully human

Who is in the White House?  Who are President Obama's choice advisers?

This from LifeSite with my emphases and comments.

Obama Science Advisor John Holdren Also Said Newborn Baby Not Fully Human

by Steven Ertelt Editor

July 29, 2009

Washington, DC (— John Holdren, the Science Czar chosen by pro-abortion President Barack Obama, has already come under criticism for backing population control and forced abortions. [Get that?  Forced abortions.]  Now, new information is appearing showing Holdren didn't believe that newborn infants are fully human.

Holdren co-wrote a 1973 book ,"Human Ecology: Problems and Solutions," with infamous population control advocate Paul Ehrlich in which his view supporting forced abortion appears.

Holdren's office later denied he held those views.  [But… scriptum manet is, I think, the principle here.  Mr. Holdren could publicly clarify his views, of course.  I think a microphone could be found for him and people might pay attention.]

In another manuscript, Holdren also says a newborn child "will ultimately develop into a human being" if properly fed and socialized[So, for Holdren, how a person thinks and acts determines the level of "human"?]

"The fetus, given the opportunity to develop properly before birth...

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