February 1, 2016
Why our Movement is so upbeat as we enter 2016
On one side are pro-abortionists so shaky about their prospects, so nervous about the drift of the battle over abortion that they pounce on even their most dedicated congressional allies if the timbre of their pronouncements sounds off ever so slightly.
That would include House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Ca.) and Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fl.) The latter was pilloried for daring to question whether younger pro-abortion feminists were sufficiently gung-ho for the nearly 69-year-old Hillary Clinton. The former was censured for telling The Hill that she wasn’t for abortion on demand. As always is the case with Pelosi, that was just a rhetorical ruse but it upset NARAL whose ears perked up when they heard Pelosi say those words.
On the other side are pro-lifers brimming with confidence. A Republican Congress has just passed a bill to defund Planned Parenthood for a year and repeal parts of ObamaCare. That it was vetoed by a pro-abortion president only shows that we need someone in the White House who respects life.
Naturally, running-on-fumes President Obama vetoed the bill but during the debate House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Ca.) explained, “When a Republican president takes over next year, we can use reconciliation again.”
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