Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Victory for Christine O'Donnell and for all who cherish LIFE !
A victory for Christine O'Donnell and for all who cherish LIFE !
Out of LifeNews...
Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- Delaware pro-life Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell surprised political pundits Tuesday night by defeating Republican Senate candidate Mike Castle, a longtime pro-abortion congressman whose pro-abortion and pro-embryonic stem cell research funding views clashed with O'Donnell's.
With 86 percent of the Delaware precincts counted, O'Donnell defeated Castle 54 percent to 46 percent.
Now O'Donnell will face pro-abortion Democratic candidate Chris Coons, but the concern for pro-life advocates is getting O'Donnell's numbers back up following a divisive primary because the latest polls show her losing to Coons.
A survey last week from Rasmussen Reports showed Coons leads O’Donnell by a 47% to 36% margin. Given that matchup, eight percent (8%) preferred another candidate, while nine percent (9%) were undecided.
The Susan B. Anthony List, which endorsed O'Donnell, celebrated her victory and urged pro-life advocates to rally around her in the remaining weeks leading up to the general election.
“Christine O’Donnell’s win, combined with the successes of Carly Fiorina and Sharron Angle, continues building momentum for 2010 to be remembered as the ‘Year of the Pro-life Woman,” SBA List president Marjorie Dannenfelser told LifeNews.com. “Christine O’Donnell’s come-from-behind victory is evidence that voters across America are hungry for conservative pro-life candidates.”
Meanwhile, in the New Hampshire Republican Senate primary, two pro-life candidates are separated by less than one percent in their bid to keep the seat of Republican Sen. Judd Gregg, who is pro-life.