The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20500
Attn: President Barack Obama
July 26, 2013
My second grandson is nearing the home stretch on his journey from conception to birth. At nearly 8 months old he is a living, fully formed little human being. He is being born into a loving family where he will be treasured as the gift to our family and the world that every child is. He is also being born into a country that allows its unborn children to be killed in the womb instead of celebrating their birth.
Mr. President, you can help change this. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act has made it through the House and now it needs to be taken up and passed in the Senate. We both know that this bill has very little chance of passing the Senate without the weight of the Presidency behind it. We both also know that honorable men do not allow the legal slaughter of pain-capable unborn children to continue unchallenged.
Sir, it has been estimated that at least 15,000 children over 20 weeks old are killed by abortion in America every year. When viewed from the perspective of the 1.2 million abortions performed in America every year, 15,000 may not seem like a big number to some people. However, when viewed from the perspective that every one of these 15,000 pain-capable, living children is torn to shreds in a brutally violent manner, and dies an unimaginably painful death, 15,000 is a big number. Mr. President, for those of us on the pro-life side 1 is a big number and 1 is 1 too many.
Sir, you have spoken out against torturing the world’s most murderous terrorists. Don’t you think you owe at least the same accommodation to America’s unborn children? Your administration wanted to grant 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed a civilian trial, allowing him all the Constitutional rights that he violently stole from nearly 3,000 Americans. And yet you choose to say nothing while millions of innocent children are killed by Planned Parenthood and America’s abortion mills every year.
Mr. President, it’s never too late to do the right thing. You can save at least 15,000 children every year, starting now, simply by reversing course and expressing your support for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Encourage Majority Leader Reid to allow a vote on this bill and tell your friends in the Senate to do the right thing for America’s children.
After we work together to save America’s pain-capable children let’s come together to save the rest. You know where to find me. I await your call.
cc: Planned Parenthood