The bill would make permanent the exclusion of abortion from spending bills, rather than the current need for Congress to have multiple battles each session, on multiple appropriations bills, about whether or not our tax money will go to abortion.
Vermont Independent Bernie Sanders, Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren, and Delaware Democrat Tom Carper were the only senators to oppose Inhofe’s resolution.
Catholic social teaching instills a love of community and country with graduates contributing to civil society at all levels, most notably among our nation’s leaders, including at the highest levels of government and public service.
“Any Senator who opposed this legislation should be ashamed.”
“This is only the beginning of the battle in this new Congress.”
EDITOR’S NOTE: I am a Kentuckian who has been beating this drum for years. I hope Rand Paul will finally listen and withdraw this horrible legislation. I think he will listen to reason. He once agreed with me that the word “person” in the Fourteenth Amendment applies to the unborn.
Senator Sasse first introduced the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act in 2015 and reintroduced the bill last month for the 117th Congress.
‘The American people will see Republicans are focused on smart and responsible policies to reopen the country. And they’ll see Democrats who seem desperate to make their first act in power the same kind of massive, partisan, poorly-targeted borrowing spree that permanently wounded the last Democratic presidency right out of the gate.’
“I call on Burma’s military to immediately release the civilian political leaders of the country and turn back from this abyss.”