We knew he would do it.  He promised he would.  But like most Americans, we don’t often put much stock in the promises of a politican.

And this was one promise we had prayed he wouldn’t keep.

Sitting at the computer, I watched the live video.  I watched him laugh, joke and quip:

“C’mon, people…let’s go sign this thing…”

Just like that.  His left hand curled around the paper, clutching alternately, each one of the six pens used to sign the repeal of the ban on embryonic stem cell research.

Six pens…each used to sign the death warrant for pre-born children who will be created and destroyed to satisfy a vocal minority who claim to care about the suffering of humanity.

Six pens…each to be given as a gift to a supporter of this repeal.  A gift…I can’t imagine how one’s conscience can be so distorted, that one’s thinking can be so skewed, that carrying one of the six pens, could be seen as a privilege…

They’ve forgotten what the phrase “sanctity of life” means.  They want us to forget, too.

They want us to forget these little lives, many created for the sole purpose of destruction.  They want us to forget…

Forget that these are human embryos…

Forget that these children have no voice…

Forget that there is not a single cure or therapy that has been associated with embryonic stem cell usage…

Forget that studies have show that stem cells derived from embryos have the tendency to create tumors…

Forget that umbilical cord blood has been shown to be the best source for stem cells, with known cures and treatments deriving from their use…

We won’t forget, will we?

“I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants…

Deuteronomy 30:19

Blessings,