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October 30, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — Despite her father’s pro-life political positions, Ivanka Trump had been elusive on the subject of abortion until recently, when she said, “I am pro-life, and unapologetically so,” in an exclusive interview with RealClearPolitics. “I am also a mother of three children, and parenthood affected me in a profound way in terms of how I think about these things,” she said. 

While Ivanka had never previously made clear her position on abortion, it appeared that she was, at least, moving toward being pro-life in 2017 after a meeting with former Planned Parenthood president Cecil Richards did not go as Planned Parenthood hoped. 

In the months after President Trump’s inauguration, Ivanka and husband Jared Kushner met with Richards so she could make her case to receive ongoing taxpayer dollars for the abortion giant. Trump and Kushner were willing to negotiate continued funding for Planned Parenthood under one condition — stop providing abortions. Richards declined, and later went on record in her book to criticize Ivanka. Richards said the couple’s offer felt like taking bribe money. 

From the beginning of Trump's presidency, the left has not been kind to Ivanka for failing to embrace feminism according to their standards. She was criticized in Vogue for changing her Twitter bio to read “wife, mother, sister, daughter.” She was spoofed on Saturday Night Live in a perfume skit called “complicit.” Complicit to what, exactly, was never made clear. The New York Times called her brand of feminism “fake” and “dangerous.”  

And perhaps it was that type of knee-jerk extremism that played a role in her newly vocalized stance against abortion. “A huge driving part of that (stance) is where the Democratic Party has gone,” the RealClearPolitics interview stated, in regards to abortion policies.

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The following core conservative and Christian values will all be affected, one way or the other, by the outcome of the election:

  • The protection of human life from conception till natural death.
  • The protection of the natural family.
  • The protection of our right to freely and meaningfully practice our religion both inside and outside our houses of worship, without interference from the state.
  • And, the protection of our freedoms - especially, our freedom of speech, our freedom of assembly and licit medical freedom.

So, where do the candidates stand on Life, Family, Faith and Freedom?

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ON LIFE

President Trump has already proven himself to be pro-life. He reinstated the Mexico City Policy, prohibiting U.S. foreign aid from paying for and, or, promoting abortions. And, he has also pledged to sign a late-term abortion ban and veto any pro-abortion legislation.

Former Vice President Biden supports tax-payer funded abortion (i.e., getting rid of the Hyde Amendment), and has been endorsed by Planned Parenthood and NARAL.

ON FAMILY

President Trump’s tax cuts have helped 82% of middle-class American families, which saved an average of $1,260 on their taxes according to Breitbart News.

On the contrary, if former Vice President Joe Biden implements the "Green New Deal," thousands of energy sector jobs will be eliminated. What’s more, Biden plans on raising taxes by more than three trillion dollars – a move which could severely hurt the average American family.

Additionally, President Trump backs school choice for all American families, which will allow parents to choose the school that best meets the needs of their children.

However, former Vice President Biden supports policies that are not in favor school choice. His policies would hurt families by keeping parents from choosing a school that would help their children and provide them with the best opportunities.

Finally, President Trump's administration has co-sponsored the Geneva Consensus Declaration, which reaffirms that “the family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State", and which seeks to achieve the "strengthening of family as the foundational unit of society."

While, earlier this year, former Vice President Biden revealed his “LGBTQ+ and equality” plan, which he will use to “protect,” “enforce,” and “advance” the homosexual agenda and homosexual “rights."

ON FAITH

President Trump’s second-term agenda includes the promise to "defend the freedoms of religious believers and organizations."

Former Vice President Biden stands against conscience rights - vowing to sue the Little Sisters of the Poor to force them to pay for abortion and contraceptives. And, Biden also stands against religious freedom, as he and the Democrats support mandating that pro-life Christian business-owners, like cake bakers, violate their religious beliefs.

ON FREEDOM

If re-elected, President Trump has promised to minimize lockdowns and mask mandates.

If elected, former Vice President Biden has promised to enact a nationwide mask mandate, and allow more lockdowns.

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