The question now is whether the tragedy of Newtown will change that. He would sign legislation outlawing "partial birth" abortion, cut federal funds for family planning services and ban overseas aid for abortion services. Bush has since endorsed two gun control measures proposed in Congress:
The new Congress will be coming in in just a few weeks. He is seen by critics as allied to rightwing unilateralists or neo-isolationists, who undermine the UN, ridicule concepts of nation-building, cut the foreign aid budget, wage trade wars and block or emasculate international treaties. Barbara Bush sent in to win swing on abortion. Obama received an early suggestion that the mood on guns may have shifted from the widespread derision that greeted the statement by the White House spokesman, Jay Carney, when he said immediately after the Newtown massacre that it was not the day to discuss gun control.
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At a news conference, he again ruled out the need for stronger gun controls. Gray Davis, who was elected last year on a strong anti-gun platform. But Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign, told the New York Times that the Newtown massacre is so awful it will shift the ground on the gun control debate. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, named after James Brady, the former White House press secretary who was badly wounded during an assassination attempt against President Ronald Reagan, has been among the leading critics of Obama over his failure to confront the gun industry. Bush stakes all on promise to half taxes. I think that that day will come, but today is not that day.
There has been no shortage of sorrow-filled words from Barack Obama following each of the tragic mass killings that have afflicted his presidency. Obama described the wounding of congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and deaths of six other people, including a young girl, in Tucson, Arizona, last year as a Bush swinging on gun for our entire country" and called for a "national dialogue" on how Americans treat each other. He struck much the same theme in July following the killing of 12 people at a Colorado cinema. A month later, Obama called for "soul searching" on how Bush swinging on gun reduce violence after a white supremacist murdered six people at a Sikh temple in Masturbating chubby women videos. The searing awfulness of Newtown on Friday saw the president in tears, declaring: