When you say you are "pro-life", everybody understands that you are opposed to abortion under any circumstances. Very few reasonable people support that position.<quoted text>
You'll have to jog my memory. Who touted religious fundamentalism in this last election?
The liberal machine always pulls out the abortion issue when they have nothing else to run on. You actually pointed out the obvious - and the conundrum - in the Democrat Party.
A lot of black democrats ARE "church-folk" and many are against abortion and gay marriage. Yet, the majority still voted for Obama. Just like the "church-folk" Hispanics.
Two obscure republicans opened their mouths and put their foot in it. They were ostricized...by republicans.
There's nothing wrong with saying you're pro-life as a republican. And I don't recall any republican presidential candidate going any further than that.
How about just dropping any mention of abortion from the party platform and simply responding to any questions by saying that abortion is a personal choice?
Guys like Akin and Mourdock did not just "put their foot in their mouth."
They were religious fanatics blinded to reality by their religion.