Campaign 2008 | In almost every way, John McCain and Barack Obama are on opposite sides of America's abortion divide
by Jamie Dean
Posted 6/28/08, 12:00 am
First in a series examining presidential candidates' positions on campaign issues
Long before Sen. Barack Obama secured the Democratic presidential nomination, the candidate mused about the first thing he would do as president.
At a Planned Parenthood gathering in Washington, D.C., last July, Obama told supporters of America's largest abortion network: "The first thing I'd do as president is sign the Freedom of Choice Act."