Abortion Conscience protection Constitutionality Politics Presidential Actions

Video of GOP candidates on abortion and constitutional change

If readers want to view each of the GOP presidential candidates respond to Professor Robert George’s question regarding abortion at the Palmetto Freedom Forum, you can find those exchanges on YouTube.

Bachmann-George exchange at 5:27-8:18.

Cain-George exchange at 6:28-8:56.

Gingrich-George exchange at 7:46-9:15 very short answer then discussion of judicial role in Constitution.

Paul-George exchange at 00:01-4:14.

Romney-George exchange at 1:10-4:58, with question on conscience-protection at 7:10-7:49.

The links just take you to the correct youtube site and (with the exception of the exchange between COngressman Paul and Professor George) you must fast forward to the times indicated.

Teresa Collett

Teresa Stanton Collett is a professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she teaches bioethics, property law, and constitutional law. A nationally prominent speaker and scholar, she is active in attempts to rebuild the Culture of Life and protect the institutions of marriage and family. She often represents groups of state legislators, the Catholic Medical Association, and the Christian Medical and Dental Association in appellate case related to medical-legal matters. She represented the governors of Minnesota and North Dakota before the U.S. Supreme Court as amici curiae regarding the effectiveness of those states’ parental involvement laws. She has served as special attorney general for Oklahoma and Kansas related to legislation designed to protect the well-being of minors and unborn children. She is an elected member of the American Law Institute and has testified before committees of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittees on the Constitution, as well as numerous legislative committees in the states.