Tuesday, January 30, 2018

May Pro-abortion Senators Out of Touch with Americans Never Win Another Election!

Please take notice! Our country officially stands out as one of only seven countries in the world that permits the killing of a viable, pain-sensitive child in the womb after 20 weeks. We stand with China, North Korea, Canada, the Netherlands, Singapore, and Vietnam. In France, Italy, and Germany, abortion is illegal after 12 weeks of pregnancy.

The Senate failed Monday evening to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which was based on scientific evidence showing that pre-born babies feel pain beginning at 20-weeks’ gestation. It would have banned abortions after 20 weeks. The Democrats filibustered the bill. In a 51–46 vote, it failed to make it out of debate and to a final floor vote.
Is this representative government?  No!  It’s another shocking indication of how blood thirsty and out of touch Democrats and two Republicans are on abortion.
The Democrats who voted against protecting babies after 20 weeks opposed the majority of Americans who favor legally restricting late-term abortions. Just this month,
a Marist poll found that nearly two-thirds of Americans support a 20-week abortion ban. That includes over half of Democrats and over half of respondents identifying as “pro-choice.”  
             Pro-life advocacy group Susan B. Anthony List announced they will target the four Democratic senators from Trump states who opposed the ban to protect the often viable babies, that are up for re-election in 2020: Sherrod Brown from Ohio, Claire McCaskill of Missouri, North Dakota’s Heidi Heitkamp and Montana’s Jon Tester. Two Republicans — Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska — voted with the pro-abortion Democrats.
Heidi Hietkamp high fiving Chuck Schumer after the vote.
I am from North Dakota, home of radical pro-abortion Senator Heidi Heitkamp. She was raised Catholic and still claims to be Catholic (in the Bismarck diocese) believe it or not. During her last campaign, she made brochures that had a picture of a pregnant woman on it.  That is usually an image that makes people think: prolife. Under it she said she was for prenatal care.  Give me a break!  It was a manipulation to try and give the impression she has pro-life sympathies. After all, who isn’t for prenatal care?  Oh wait.  She’s not!  She’s in favor of poisoning and ripping apart unborn babies right up until the time they are old enough to be born.
The bill she helped defeat was based on scientific evidence showing that unborn babies have the capacity to feel pain beginning at 20-weeks’ gestation. Senators who opposed this ban, stand for late-term abortion procedures that involve lethal injections and dismembering a highly developed baby. Since the majority of Americans are against this, who do they represent?  Is this what voting their conscience looks like for them? 
May God have mercy on their souls.  And may they never again win an election.
To read more on this sad story, go to LifeNews.com.

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