Skip to comments.Awful: Senate Dems Block Anti-Infanticide Bill
Posted on 02/05/2019 7:18:53 AM PST by Kaslin
Sen. Ben Sasse and his Republican colleagues did not receive the unanimous consent they were looking for on legislation that wouldve outlawed infanticide.
Democratic Washington Sen. Patty Murray blocked the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, presented by Sasse, that wouldve given infants who survived abortions medical care and protections under the law.
Frankly, this shouldnt be hard, he said.
In this country, all of us are created equal. If that equality means anything, surely it means that infanticide is wrong. Frankly, this shouldnt be hard. pic.twitter.com/9MyPVGpw7p Senator Ben Sasse (@SenSasse) February 5, 2019
Murray argued the legislation is not necessary because there are already laws on the books that prohibit infanticide.
This is a gross misinterpretation of the actual language of the bill that is being asked to be considered and, therefore, I object, said Murray.
After her objection, Republican Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa lamented that the Senate can no longer unanimously condemn murder.
There is nothing great, there is nothing moral, or even humane about the discussion that we have before us today, said Ernst. Over the past week, we have witnessed the absolutely ugly truth about the far-reaching grasp of the abortion industry and its increasingly radicalized political agenda. Politicians have not only defended aborting a child while a woman is in labor, but have gone so far as to support the termination of a child after his or her birth. A child. A baby. Rationality, decency, and basic human compassion have fallen by the wayside.
Sasse introduced the legislation after Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's remarks defending a late-term abortion bill in his state.
While the bill suffered a setback Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested Monday that he may force a roll-call vote on the measure.
I hope that none of my colleagues on the other side of the aisle invent any reasons to block this request later today, McConnell said before the vote. That would make quite a disturbing statement. If they do inexplicably block Senator Sasses effort, I can assure them that this will not be the last time we try to ensure that all newborns are afforded this fundamental legal protection.
Cant wait till someone puts a billboard up documenting this.
This effectively shows the Democrat party for what it is and who they are — ideologues who condone murder for politics’ sake.
You will notice that the Seattle newspaper has no mention of what the “Infanticide Mom in tennis shoes” has done. H_E_double hockey sticks is waiting for her.
Infanticide is an important step for socialists. The ability to kill someone without due process has been a historically useful tool.
The socialists were able to do this in Germany and in captured territories.
But once again, they are taking the same road.
I absolutely hate my government but unfortunately, it’s all we have right now.
0bumma blocked born-alive legislation in the Illinois senate three times. There was always some lame excuse about “protecting” mothers.
America continues to dig her own grave. God can not long endure the murder of the unborn children before He says, “Enough!”
This will add millions to the number of babies already killed at the altar of female convenience, and the blood cries out from the ground.
As a child of God I can do none other than pray for God’s swift judgment upon this heathen land called America.
If RINOs were still in charge, the Republicans would held this up or not even brought it to a vote.
Paul RINO and his minions were true pieces of turds.
Killing babies is their hallmark.
If I’m reading this correctly, it wasn’t a vote at all, but a request for unanimous consent. If so, McConnell could have brought it up for a vote and Murray’s “objection” wouldn’t mean shit. In other words, McConnell didn’t want to expose his “friends” across the aisle (and a few Republicans?) for the villainous bastards they are.
We just have to make sure we get the house back in 2020 and increase our seats in the Senate from 54 seats to 60.
Deem it passed. SF Nan, another CINO, would approve that process.
“While the bill suffered a setback Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested Monday that he may force a roll-call vote on the measure.
I hope that none of my colleagues on the other side of the aisle invent any reasons to block this request later today, McConnell said before the vote. That would make quite a disturbing statement. If they do inexplicably block Senator Sasses effort, I can assure them that this will not be the last time we try to ensure that all newborns are afforded this fundamental legal protection.”
Good to know Sen. McConnell will not let this drop.
We had the house and senate and the POTUS ........ OPPORTUNITY LOST !
The Democrat Party is a death cult.
... protecting mothers.
How can anyone be a mother after killing their child?
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