(Washington D.C. : Ucs news) President Bush has declared this Sunday to be “National Sanctity of Human Life Day.” Mr. Bush, who opposes abortion, said his proclamation is a reminder that all human life must be valued. Bush also hopes the proclamation will help him shake his nickname “The Texecutioner.” As governor of Texas, Bush tackled the social problem of street crime by presiding over the busiest execution chamber in the country. 150 people were put to death while he was governor.
To help celebrate “National Sanctity of Human Life Day,” the President signed an executive order sending 20,000 more US troops into the Iraqi civil war. The proclamation states that the use of deadly force is acceptable to defend the unborn and the rights of American oil companies in Iraq. Mr. Bush, who opposes abortion and alternative energy, said his proclamation is a reminder that all human life must be valued – “especially the lives of his wealthy supports and oil company stock holders.
The proclamation on the sanctity of human life makes no mention of the death penalty or increasing arsenic levels in drinking water for children. While serving as Texas governor, Mr. Bush oversaw the execution of 150 prisoners. The family of Karla Faye Tucker welcomes the creation “National Sanctity of Human Life Day.” The Pope also welcomed the declaration.
The Holy Father was surprised at the news of the proclamation considering the case of Karla Faye Tucker. The Pope, among other international figures, called on Governor George W Bush of Texas to stop the execution. Of course, George W. Bush ignored the requests and had Karla Faye Tucker killed.
Karla Faye Tucker Brown (November 18, 1959