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Democrats Capture Virginia Legislature, Will Push Bill Legalizing Infanticide and Abortions Up to...
LIFE NEWS ^ | Nov. 6, 2019 | Micaiah Bilger

Posted on 11/06/2019 2:52:43 PM PST by Morgana

FULL TITLE: Democrats Capture Virginia Legislature, Will Push Bill Legalizing Infanticide and Abortions Up to Birth

Virginia could be the next state to legalize the killing of unborn babies up to birth after Democrats won control of the state legislature Tuesday.

National Review reports voters elected slim Democrat majorities in both state chambers, with unofficial election results showing 21 of the 40 Senate seats and 53 of the 100 House seats now in Democrats’ power.

Celebrating the victory, former pro-abortion Democrat Gov. Terry McAuliffe said: “The era of Republican obstruction in the Commonwealth of Virginia is now over. While tonight we celebrate the history we have made, tomorrow we must begin rewarding voters with action.”

Gov. Ralph Northam, a pro-abortion Democrat caught up in numerous scandals involving racism and comments supporting infanticide, is expected to push a radical pro-abortion agenda now that Republicans no longer have a majority to block it.

“We are one vote, one election, and one bill away from being New York and California,” Republican state Senate candidate Todd Pillion predicted in May.

Earlier this year, Virginia saw an extreme pro-abortion bill in its state legislature that would have allowed abortions up to the point of labor, even if there are no physical health problems with the mother or baby. Pro-life Republican lawmakers blocked the bill, sponsored by state Del. Kathy Tran, who won re-election despite her radical pro-abortion agenda, but it likely will return in the next legislative session.

A second area of concern is the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), which would amend the U.S. Constitution to guarantee equal rights for all born citizens no matter what their sex is. Thirty-eight states need to ratify it, and Illinois became the 37th last year. Virginia Republicans defeated an attempt to ratify it in January, but state Democrats could resurrect the effort. Pro-life advocates long have warned that abortion activists would use the amendment to destroy the limited protections that America provides to unborn babies. Under the amendment, even widely-supported abortion restrictions such as the partial-birth abortion ban and parental consent for minors could be overturned.

Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life, noted how pro-abortion groups funneled huge amounts of money into the state to elect pro-abortion Democrats.

“Earlier this year, Gov. Northam and Del. Tran made it clear where they would like to see Virginia in terms of abortion policy, that is allowing abortion up until birth and, as Northam explained, maybe even after birth,” Mancini said. “While pro-life Virginians rose up to defeat the Tran abortion extremism in committee and to condemn infanticide earlier this year, pro-abortion candidates in the state were helped by a $1.2 million PAC gift from New York billionaire George Soros, including a $350,000 check to Planned Parenthood Virginia.”

Pro-abortion groups vastly outspend pro-life organizations on elections. According to the Pacific Standard, groups lobbying on behalf of the billion-dollar abortion industry have spent as much as 900 percent more than pro-life groups in elections going back to 1990.

Students for Life Action president Kristan Hawkins said young pro-life advocates will never give up the fight to defend unborn babies and mothers.

“We know that elections have consequences, and we will be working to make a strong stand for LIFE in the coming election,” Hawkins said. “We won’t quietly accept cheers and celebrations for abortion up to the point of infanticide.”

The pro-life organization made more than 70,000 phone calls and knocked on more than 15,000 doors to inform voters about candidates’ positions on abortion.

“The pro-life generation will not remain silent when the abortion lobby tries to introduce their infanticide agenda in Richmond this January. We’re ready for the battle,” said Matt Lamb, executive director of Students for Life Action.

Virginians could see something similar to what happened in January in New York after Democrat lawmakers took control of the state legislature. The pro-abortion politicians quickly used their political power to pass a law legalizing abortions for basically any reason up to birth and stripping away protections for pregnant mothers. The law drew national outrage after Gov. Andrew Cuomo celebrated abortion by lighting up state landmarks in pink.

Vermont, Rhode Island and Illinois passed similar pro-abortion laws this year, despite strong public opposition. Recent polling by Gallup and Marist both found that most Americans oppose late-term abortions.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: abortion; prolife; virginia
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1 posted on 11/06/2019 2:52:43 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

If they want to abort themselves out of existence, I’m all for it.


2 posted on 11/06/2019 2:54:18 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Morgana

The equal rights amendment issue is questionable because:

1. The deadline for ratification of that amendment passed decades ago.

2. A few states which they count as having ratified it, rescinded their ratifications during the period of time for consideration of the amendment.

If they really want to pass the equal rights amendment, they really need to start all over. At least if they want to do it legally and constitutionally.


3 posted on 11/06/2019 3:00:09 PM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Morgana

Well, it appears the Leftist Judge imposed redistributing paid off for the DemocRATS.


4 posted on 11/06/2019 3:00:28 PM PST by House Atreides (Boycott the NFL 100% — PERMANENTLY)
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To: Morgana

Look for a massive increase in North Carolina’s population as Virginians move south. Who can blame them!!


5 posted on 11/06/2019 3:05:49 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said theoal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Morgana

Remember, folks, every democrat who voted for the baby killer representatives are also baby killers. They are you neighbors, family and friends, folks.

JoMa


6 posted on 11/06/2019 3:31:43 PM PST by joma89
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To: House Atreides

Yeah the redistricting helped the dems take a narrow lead. All is not lost in Virginia. I’m actually encouraged that in a couple years we can possible win it back.


7 posted on 11/06/2019 3:42:18 PM PST by Carry me back (Cut the feds by 90%)
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To: elpadre

And in 5-10 yrs, look for a massive increase in Democrats controlling NC. (not that they aren’t making strides already)


8 posted on 11/06/2019 3:43:42 PM PST by workerbee (America finally has an American president again.)
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To: Carry me back

I really hope you’re not holding your breath.


9 posted on 11/06/2019 3:45:08 PM PST by workerbee (America finally has an American president again.)
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To: Morgana

This is revenge on those rotten little brats for coming into being as an unwanted by-product of sex. The children are our future, so end them./s


10 posted on 11/06/2019 3:45:53 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.)
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To: Carry me back

It would be good for PT if they go full bore left next year.


11 posted on 11/06/2019 3:54:24 PM PST by cowboyusa (America Cowboy Up)
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To: goldstategop

They are aborting innocent children, many of whom may turn out to be good people.


12 posted on 11/06/2019 4:50:12 PM PST by Trumpisourlastchance
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To: elpadre

....Texas, too.... there are now at least 4 new families who have moved to our neighborhood within the past few months who are from Virginia, including our family........
How many Virginians does it take to change a light bulb...?
Four....
One to change the bulb and the other three to sit around for an hour and talk about how good that ol’ bulb was.....


13 posted on 11/06/2019 4:51:01 PM PST by TokarevM57
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To: Morgana

This is how the left will destroy our nation. Virginia is another state that needs to be split.


14 posted on 11/06/2019 4:56:39 PM PST by shanover (...To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.-S.Adams)
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To: Morgana

Soros is on a roll....


15 posted on 11/06/2019 5:01:36 PM PST by Aut Pax Aut Bellum (After Trump-then what?)
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To: TokarevM57

incandescent?


16 posted on 11/06/2019 5:10:53 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said theoal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: elpadre

North Carolina isn’t much better


17 posted on 11/06/2019 6:25:23 PM PST by albie
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To: Morgana

I think honesty requires that birth no longer be the dividing line between homicide and legal abortion. All the pro-abort arguments can be applied to young infants and even toddlers. Since viability is no longer a standard for prohibiting abortion how can breathing O2 be one? Of course we can’t be complete savages the termination of life would have to take place in a “medical facility”. Not one bogged down with rules about safety and sanitation though. That might keep the profits down. And let’s not forget the value of organs from these terminated infants.

Of course I am against abortion. But really I think it has been sanitized for too long in the minds of many people. Maybe making people face the reality that a human being is being killed will wake them up.


18 posted on 11/06/2019 6:35:08 PM PST by lastchance (Credo.)
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To: Morgana

We’re done as a nation, and the demise of the United States will not be televised.


19 posted on 11/06/2019 6:44:32 PM PST by KStorm
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To: Morgana

1. Gun control
2. Infantcide
3. Good by to right to work.
4. More tax and free stuff.

Welcome to Va.


20 posted on 11/06/2019 6:52:52 PM PST by CJ Wolf (Freedom, if you can keep it)
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