Tuesday, September 16, 2008
New Ads Target Obama on Abortion
NY Times: Interest Groups Step Up Efforts in a Tight Race, by Jim Rutenberg & Michael Luo:
WASHINGTON — After largely staying on the sidelines, the types of independent groups that so affected the 2004 presidential campaign are flooding back as players in the final sprint to the election this fall, financing provocative messages on television, in mailboxes and through the Internet....
An anti-abortion group, BornAliveTruth.org, announced Monday it would begin running an advertisement against Mr. Obama in New Mexico and Ohio that features a woman who survived a botched abortion.
See also: Associated Press: Independent ads target Obama on taxes, abortion.
Here is the Obama campaign's response to these persistent accusations from anti-choice groups regarding Obama's votes on "Born Alive" legislation in Illinois: The Truth Behind False, Outrageous Lies about Obama and ''Born Alive'' Legislation.
And here is an RH Reality Check post on the same issue, with more links: Far Right's 'Born Alive' Infanticide Smear Proven False.