There are indeed pro-life Democrats, such as Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey and former Congressman from Indiana Timothy Roemer. They and other pro-life Democrats are coming out strong for Barack Obama, even though he has opposed every restriction on abortion, including the bill to ban partial birth abortion. But pro-life Democrats say that he at least supports abstinence education and admits that abortion poses a profound moral dilemma. They think the atmosphere of unity and transcending differences that Obama promises offer a chance to end the currrent deadlocks and to arrive at a consensus that will result in fewer abortions.Read For Obama, Unexpected Support – washingtonpost.com. What do you think of such hopes?