John Westen


“This is a Pro-Life Country” says US Senator Sam Brownback

John Westen

WASHINGTON, DC, February 11, 2005 ( – A very upbeat Senator Sam Brownback of Kansas spoke with at the March for Life a few weeks ago saying of the United States, it “is established that this is a pro-life country.”  The Republican Senator has been a strong voice for the pro-life movement in the Senate usually at the forefront of pro-life legislation.

Amidst the crowd of over 100,000, Senator Brownback’s assessment of the event reflected the crowd’s enthusiasm. 

“I’m doing great, it’s a little cold but everybody’s fired up for life,” he said. 

Not only was he positive about the march, but also about the pro-life battle in the United Sates. 

“It’s going really well,” he said. “The president has mentioned and Abraham Lincoln has stated that America moves by establishing a common thought. And that’s now been moving forward and is established that this is a pro-life country, a majority pro-life.” 

With the recent re-election of President Bush and the influx of pro-lifers into the Senate, there is much to be thankful for and positive about.

Despite some uncertainties about the pro-life convictions of the US Senate leadership, Senator Brownback was convinced that pro-life legislation would be moved forward. But most importantly, Brownback was convinced that the Senate would confirm President Bush’s pro-life judicial appointments. 

“I think we’re going to be able to move forward pro-life judges,” he said. 

Acknowledging that there would be a fight, he added, “That’s the real big battle that looms.” 

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