Pro-abortion Republicans are on the offensive.
And they hope to help Joe Biden expand abortion on demand, including at taxpayer expense.
Now RINO Nancy Mace is pushing a radical pro-abortion agenda and you’ll be shocked when you learn how she’s doing it.
Back in July, a group of a dozen or so RINOs managed to temporarily block the Agriculture funding bill, saying that conservatives shouldn’t try to limit dangerous and deadly abortion drugs by mail.
Killing pro-life legislation
Recently, just days away from a potential government shutdown, those same pro-abortion agitators were doing their best to kill pro-life language in the Financial Services package.
The issue centered on a 2014 D.C. law, the so-called “Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act.”
Democrats claimed it would merely protect employees who support abortions from “intolerance at work.”
But pro-lifers correctly argued it’s nothing more than a backdoor attempt to force Christian and conservative employers to pay for the abortions of employees and also force them to hire people openly hostile to their religious values.
Casey Mattox who at the time was Alliance Defending Freedom’s Senior Counsel, blasted D.C. for trying to strip the conscience rights of organizations under the act.
“The government has no business forcing pro-life organizations to hire those who oppose their mission or to force any employer to pay for abortions,” he insisted. “…[T]his is a cynical bill targeted at religious and other pro-life groups. It is illegal and doomed to defeat. The District should spare its taxpayers the expense of defending it.”
In fact it was so contentious that the House voted to strike down the policy in 2015 — the first time Congress had exercised its authority over D.C. on an “ideological grounds” issue in 35 years.
Unfortunately, the Senate never passed the legislation, so the policy has been entangled in lawsuits ever since.
But conservative Republicans haven’t given up the fight and tried to pass the ban on D.C.’s discriminatory act again this year.
Killing babies is just too popular
Meanwhile the GOP’s pro-abortion liberal wing disagrees.
As many as 10 of them, including Congresswoman Nancy Mace (R-SC), Marc Molinaro (R-NY), Anthony D’Esposito (R-NY), John Duarte (R-CA), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) claim to represent districts where trying to stop the killing of babies isn’t popular.
“A lot of us in swing districts — and a lot of us that want to be very respectful of where the American people are and aren’t on these social issues — are standing our ground and setting some limits as to what can get jammed into these bills,” Duarte told The Washington Post.
Molinaro went so far as to ridiculously argue that Congress shouldn’t be meddling in D.C. policy — even though the House has the constitutional duty to provide oversight for the District, a non-state.
“The city of Washington, D.C., has established a nondiscrimination provision,” he said. “It is both their right to do so within the city — but it is also not something the House should seek to eliminate and undermine those protections.”
The Family Research Council’s Quena Gonzalez argued, “Every year since , whether Republicans have been in the majority in the House or in the minority in the House, Republicans have supported a policy rider [to undo this law]. … This has not been controversial.”
“Republicans in the House passed this every year, and moderate Republicans never objected. So it’s a little wild to hear them saying now that this is ‘off-the-wall’ or ‘crazy’ policy. This is standard policy. It’s one of dozens of pro-life riders that we see pass every year.”
For it suddenly to become “a big deal,” Gonzalez pointed out, “is really a false assertion.”
“There are, so far, six Republicans who have gone on record as opposing [Financial Services] funding bill on this very benign, regularly presented, and regularly passed provision that I just described. … [And] some of these folks actually ran as pro-life, so it’s quite surprising to see them come out…”
While it’s unconscionable a handful of Republicans would decide to exploit the GOP’s narrow majority for the sole purpose of furthering Joe Biden’s abortion agenda, to people like Nancy Mace the deaths of babies are just another means to an end.
Pro-Life Press will keep you up-to-date on this developing story.