Political Advocacy Tracker is a roundup of what Christian activist organizations have been talking about over the last week.
Days before the mid-term election, activists are spending millions on advertisements and get-out-the-vote efforts.
CitizenLink is spending $1.5 million on television ads against Kathy Dahlkemper (D-Pennsylvania) and Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana), pro-life Democrats who supported the health care law. CitizenLink is also airing radio ads in 19 other congressional races.
"It's easier to get better pro-family laws if you've got candidates elected who are better pro-family candidates," said Focus on the Family's Tom Minnery. "We try to stay out of the rank partisanship. We are a Christian ministry here. We need to guard our tone. It is not as harsh. Hopefully, it is not harsh at all like some of the nasty ads that can be seen everywhere."
The group teamed up with the Susan B. Anthony List on a television ad against Dahlkemper. The ad states:
The fate of Obamacare came down to a few key votes,
legislation that uses our tax dollars to pay for abortions.
And Kathy Dahlkemper had a choice to make.
Protect life or side with President Obama and Speaker Pelosi.
And she chose them.
Kathy Dahlkemper betrayed you and voted for the biggest expansion of abortion in decades.
Votes have consequences, Congresswoman.
"I'd call it telling the truth about the President's healthcare law," said Minnery.
In contrast, founder of Focus on the Family James Dobson (who now hosts a new radio show called Family Talk) said in a recent newsletter, "At stake are policies that should concern millions of Americans, including federal funding for abortions, amnesty for illegal aliens, open homosexuality in the military, further assaults on religious ...1