Steven Ertelt, LifeNews.com
President Barack Obama has selected a pro-abortion activist from Minnesota to lead the multibillion dollar Global Health Initiative the State Department is sponsoring. The move adds to the pro-abortion record Obama has crafted since taking over the White House in January 2009.
According to the Associated Press, State Department officials confirmed Wednesday that Lois Quam will become the executive director of the GHI.
Quam is a former UnitedHealth Group executive who is married to Matt Entenza, a former state legislator who lost his bid to become the Democratic nominee for governor of Minnesota to Mark Dayton last year. Quam also was a senior adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on her health care task force in the 1990s that promoted a government takeover of health care including taxpayer funding of abortions and rationing.
Scott Fischbach, the head of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, told LifeNews.com “Quam and her husband have long been active in pro-abortion politics” in his state.
“Her husband spent millions of their own money to try and get elected Governor last year, but they were unsuccessful,” he said. “He ran as 100% pro-choice and had a long pro-abortion voting record during his time in the MN State House of Representatives.”
“Quam will be a point person now for the Obama administration to push abortion globally,” he added….