. In 2011 John Fugelsang tweeted, “Only in America can you be Pro-Death Penalty, Pro-War, Pro-Unmanned Drones, Pro-Torture, & still call yourself 'Pro-Life.” This statement is enough to show the pro-life stand taken by the vast majority of you folks is no more than a self-proclaimed position. Your support of war, advocacy of torture, etc. shows you have not made a true commitment to the pro-life cause. Now of course, as with all self-proclaimed pro-lifers, those on these message boards will quickly jump to deny being hypocrites, as stated in the title of this OP. The self-image of you self-proclaimed pro-lifers is one of piety and righteousness. But calling yourselves pro-life is a misnomer, you are pro-fetus, and nothing more. Some of you declare life begins even earlier, when the sperm meets the egg. But regardless of the stage of the development within the womb, you self-proclaimed pro-lifers are certain you must fight to deny women’s right to choose. Sadly, you consider only the life of the fetus to be of any importance. So, we have established what policies and regulations the self-proclaimed pro-lifers support, now let us list the many policies the self-proclaimed pro-lifers oppose that prove they are hypocrites. 1- Self-proclaimed pro-lifers oppose: programs that provide neonatal care 2- Self-proclaimed pro-lifers oppose: programs like food aid 3- Self-proclaimed pro-lifers oppose: programs that provide free school lunches 4- Self-proclaimed pro-lifers oppose: programs that provide cash payments to the nation’s many deeply impoverished families 5- Self-proclaimed pro-lifers oppose: programs that provide Head Start classes 6- Self-proclaimed pro-lifers oppose: food stamps 7- Self-proclaimed pro-lifers oppose: welfare 8- Self-proclaimed pro-lifers oppose: Medicaid 9- Self-proclaimed pro-lifers oppose: raising the minimum wage Your opposition to the nine programs listed above (and there are more) is adequate evidence to prove the hypocrisy of you self-proclaimed pro-lifers But the best proof of all comes with self-proclaimed pro-lifers' support of capital punishment. Given the many Death Row inmates who have been proven innocent through DNA science, it is obvious there were many executed in the decades past who had committed no crime. But self-pro-claimed pro-lifers ignore this fact. So in closing, yes, you are indeed pro-fetus, but as far as being pro-life, your devotion to your politics overrules your pro-life principles, you are, undeniably, hypocrites. In the article at the link below, the author carefully details the issues that substantiate beyond any doubt that those who insist they are pro-life are hypocrites. (Note: To those who respond to this thread, the topic addresses the hypocrisy of the self-proclaimed pro-lifers and the limited scope of their concern. While it is typical of those who cannot refute the statements in an OP to offer irrelevant criticism, comparisons, or comments of positions taken by those of other political philosophies, they are not pertinent to this discussion. Example: "Liberals support of abortion" in no way impacts the self-proclaimed pro-lifers' hypocrisy.)) Republicans, you're not Pro-Life, you're a hypocrite. | The Huffington Post .