I am a strong supporter of the rights of unborn children and I will do all that I can to protect them. Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence that all are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights: the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Of these three, life itself is a precondition to the other two, and thus the most cherished and important.
Our founding fathers' belief in the inalienable right to life helped form this nation. Yet today, we permit the legal extermination of over 1 million lives each year through abortion. And the lives we take are the most innocent, helpless and defenseless among us -- unborn children.
In the 110th Congress I will continue to support Federal pro-life policies and oppose efforts that would endanger the life of the unborn.