On right-to-life, a time for reckoning

This is a time for reckoning. If ever there was one. This past week, House Democrats put forth the first-ever bill to repeal the Helms Amendment, which prevents U.S. taxpayers from being forced to fund abortions overseas. The House Democrats characterized the amendment as, you guessed it, “deeply rooted in racism.” Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) teamed up to introduce the bill, known as the “Abortion is Health Care Everywhere Act of 2020,” the text of which also touts the benefits to transgenders and people with uteruses in general. Schakowsky released a statement saying, “The Helms Amendment is a policy deeply rooted in racism. It imposes our arbitrary and medically unnecessary abortion restrictions on international communities, allowing the United States to control the health care and bodily autonomy of billions of Black and brown people around the world.” That, of course, is a bald-faced lie…in...(Read Full Post)
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