1. I am convinced that this approach, a mainstream Democratic approach, commands the strong support of the American people, and presents a sharp and compassionate contrast to the Republican abortion position which offers no real hope or commitment to mother or child.

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  2. I come to urge my party to be open to debate and discussion; to move away from a lock-step litmus test which advocates abortion on demand in an effort to reach a broader national consensus.

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  3. The national Democratic Party has embraced abortion on demand. I believe this position is wrong in principle and out of the mainstream of our party's historic commitment to protecting the powerless.

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  4. A 1990 Gallup poll found that 77 percent of Americans polled said abortion was the taking of human life. I agree, and believe that taking the life on an innocent child is unjust.

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  5. Abortion is the ultimate violence.

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  6. Abortion on demand has, in my judgment, contributed significantly to an environment in our country in which life has become very cheap.

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  7. Indeed, an entire generation of Americans has grown to adulthood since the Roe decision of 1973, which held that the right to choose an abortion was a privacy right protected by our Constitution.

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  8. If our country is to reach a workable solution to the abortion issue, the Democratic party must be open to and tolerant of opposing views.

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  9. In this generation, the issue pressing that question on our consciences is the issue of abortion.

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  10. For almost twenty years, abortion policy in America has been controlled by the courts.

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