Skip to comments.Dems veer into danger zone with abortion bill
Posted on 07/15/2014 8:10:03 AM PDT by PoloSec
Democrats today are kicking up their election-year effort to shift the discussion to social issues in a bid to drive a wedge between female voters and the GOP. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is leading a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today on his bill that would override the laws banning late-term abortions and imposing regulations on abortion clinics in an increasing number of states. The bill, which already has the support of nearly two-thirds of Senate Democrats, would eradicate the restrictions in at least a dozen states where abortions have been banned after the start of the sixth month of pregnancy and rules in many more states that regulate the conditions at abortion clinics. The New York Times editorial board is enthused as are others on the left who have seen access to elective abortions restricted in the aftermath of the discovery of a house of horrors at the Philadelphia abortion clinic operated by Dr. Kermit Gosnell. But Blumenthals anti-anti-Gosnell bill takes Democrats into some very dangerous political territory.
Trickier topic - The Democrats gynecological approach worked twice before to save the Senate, thanks in part to some self-destructive Republican candidates most notably former Rep. Todd Akin (who still is out there trying and failing to explain his unorthodox understanding of biology). Having so recently been on these crusades, Democrats still have the battle plan handy and are quick to race into the fray. The fundraising emails were out on the Hobby Lobby case even before reporters had finished reading the opinion and the legislation from vulnerable Senate Democrats was out soon thereafter. But fighting state abortion regulations is something very different than just punking Akin or thinking up some new birth-control hashtags. Americans got comfortable talking about the pill a long time ago, but still find it kind of fun and sexy. Abortion, though, is still a raw subject and demands delicate discussion. Its a topic around which error-prone politicians ought not tread. The majority of Americans favor restrictions on abortion, leaving the Democratic default position on the issue unrestricted access to elective abortion increasingly out of step. Its great to say you think ladies ought to be able to get the pill, a largely uncontroversial position for 40 years. But how about sharing your view on when life begins? Or whether unborn children feel pain? Wheres your hashtag for those?
kill babies! kill babies! kill babies! kill kill kill!
There is some truth to that. Liberals seem to believe it shows mercy to kill the child before it has a chance to be abused, have no job, poor education and be subjected to the troubles of the world. Meanwhile liberals continue policies that subject children already born to such troubles
They love the raging fang-tooth feminazis so much that they will willingly eliminate Christians from this country.
They plan to force Christians to choose between their jobs/business, and their conscience.
But they won’t do the same thing to the screaming bearded savages.
without repentance, sin leads to death. We as a country are unrepentant and many die, including innocent babies.
America is moving away from abortion. Clinics are closing. New abortion doctors are not entering the industry. People don’t like it.
A spade is a spade...Republicans are pro-life and Democrats are pro-death.
....conservatives are pro-life. Republicans, maybe.
And now that we don't have a national border, why bother having State borders? Why not just dissolve all the internal boundaries', merge us into one entity like Russia and have FEDGOV run every aspect of our lives?
Murder is a state crime.
...and kill them in the most barbaric ways imaginable: Burn them alive, dismember them alive, puncture their skulls and suck out their brains, etc.
These things, if done to an animal, would result in widespread protests.
1Ti 4:1 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;
1Ti 4:2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;
It IS a danger zone for Democrats to do this.
Hint to everyone out there - the country really is not as far to the left on social issues as the news media/political establishment try to make out.
And that’s true for gay “marriage” as much as it is for abortion, BTW.
I'll take "It is legal because I wish it!" for the bonus round, Alex!