I have to chuckle when a politician says something that is meant to push abortion but ends up sounding very pro-life — and it backfires on them.
U.S. Senator-elect Joni Ernst from Iowa
For example, this morning I was reading an article in the National Review about a wonderful group of pro-life women who will be heading to Congress next year. The article included a quote from Hillary Clinton, who was campaigning in Iowa right before the election.
Clinton attacked pro-life Senate candidate Joni Ernst, saying: “It’s not enough to be a woman. You have to be committed to expand rights and opportunities for all women.”
Expanding rights for all women sounds good when you consider preborn females in the womb. But we know Clinton was only referring to born women.
Iowans heard Clinton’s message and chose Ernst instead. They recognized the candidate who is truly committed to expanding rights for all women – born and preborn.
It’s an exciting time for pro-lifers. A strong group of women will be in our U.S. House and Senate next year, fighting for the rights of preborn babies.
Read more about Ernst, Elise Stefanik, Mia Love, Barbara Comstock, Mimi Walters and others who will be new voices in Washington for the rights of all women – born and preborn.
This week, U.S. Senator Bob Casey Jr. from Pennsylvania voted to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties.
The U.S. Senate failed Wednesday to pass the bill, which aimed to overturn the high court’s decision and force religious people who own businesses to violate their beliefs.
Our Executive Director Michael Ciccocioppo told LifeNews.com that he is disappointed with Casey for supporting measures to overturn the high court’s ruling.
“The U.S. Supreme Court rightly affirmed religious liberty a few weeks ago when it ruled that the families who own Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties can exercise their religious beliefs,” Ciccocioppo said. “The high court agreed that business owners should not be forced to violate their beliefs by providing abortion-causing drugs/devices to their employees.”
“We are disappointed that Sen. Casey has abandoned our nation’s founding principle of religious freedom by trying to overrule the Supreme Court’s decision,” he added. “We agree with Justice Samuel Alito that, had the Supreme Court ruled against Hobby Lobby and Conestoga, business owners could be forced to cover third-trimester abortions and assisted suicide.”
While we gained a victory over the HHS Mandate, we can’t stop working now. There are other abortion-expanding aspects of Obamacare that are still in effect. Read about them here.
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation commends U.S. Senator Pat Toomey, R-Pa., for urging the federal government to investigate abortion policies in the wake of the murder trial of West Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell.
“Our government has a long-overdue responsibility to take action to protect women and babies from the likes of Kermit Gosnell,” said Ms. Micaiah Bilger, education coordinator at the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation. “Gosnell is charged with killing four newborn infants and a female patient inside his filthy abortion center. He allegedly killed hundreds of babies and harmed countless women, but the state Department of Health ignored his horrific practices for almost two decades.”
Toomey is among the Senators who are planning to introduce a resolution today that calls on the government to investigate late-term abortion practices and policies across the U.S.
“Sadly, Philadelphia isn’t the only city where we are seeing these horrors take place,” Bilger said. “Abortion centers in Michigan, Maryland and Delaware are being investigated for deplorable conditions such as using unsterilized equipment on patients and performing what their own staff called ‘meat market-style’ abortions.
“We sincerely thank Sen. Toomey for leading the fight to protect women and babies from abusive abortion practices in our nation,” Bilger added.
Pennsylvania’s own U.S. Senator Pat Toomey has joined a group of legislators who want to end discrimination against females while they are still in the womb.
Toomey joined about 30 co-sponsors of the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act bill, which would prohibit discrimination against the unborn based on gender or other factors. Sen. David Vitter, a Republican from Louisiana, introduced the bill on June 13.
Unborn females are the ones most targeted for such abortions – both in the U.S. and worldwide.
And though most Americans don’t support sex-selected abortions, they do occur.
Just today, Live Action released a new undercover video at two Planned Parenthood facilities in North Carolina. In two different situations, staff supported the client’s decision to have an abortion based on the gender of the unborn child.
The staff members told their clients that Planned Parenthood does not judge any woman because of her reason for an abortion.
Yet, the agency condones a woman’s choice to kill an unborn baby based on its sex.
According to Live Action, six studies in the past four years indicate that there are thousands of “missing girls” in the U.S. because of sex-selective abortion.
Currently in the U.S., only three states including Pennsylvania prohibit sex-selection abortions.