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Blunt Marks Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Signs Letter in Defense of Pro-Life Legislation
Date:1/22/2009

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Missouri Congressman Roy Blunt today reflected on the 36th anniversary of the Supreme Court's tragic ruling on Roe v. Wade by speaking with the Missouri-Illinois Right to Life Caravan and joined 80 of his House colleagues late yesterday in sending a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to reconsider his support for legislation weakening current pro-life laws.

"The last few years are the first time since I've served in Congress that the House hasn't had a pro-life majority," Blunt told the approximately 250 members of the Missouri-Illinois Right to Life Caravan visiting D.C. "We've made incremental progress over the years but we cannot rest on our past successes. That's why your commitment is more important than ever and I'm here today to show my support for your cause."

Yesterday's letter urged Obama to withdraw his pledge to sign the Freedom of Choice Act, which would overturn almost all pro-life laws nationwide. This legislation, the letter says, "is more radical than the Roe v. Wade decision."

FOCA, specifically, would weaken bans on the use of taxpayer funds for abortion procedures and overturn laws requiring parental notification for minors seeking abortions.

Blunt is again cosponsoring federal legislation requiring parental notification before a minor can cross state lines for an abortion.

"Nothing is more sacred or special than a human life," Blunt said. "I hope President Obama reconsiders his support for this act because his signature will subvert the will of millions of pro-life Americans and overturn the precious laws we fought to enact protecting the lives of the unborn."

The full text of the letter is below:

January 21, 2009

Dear Mr. President,

Since the beginning of your presidential transition, Americans from all walks of l
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