Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Nancy Pelosi: Abortion cost Democrats in 2016

We agree with Nancy Pelosi 100 percent:

You know what? That’s why Donald Trump is president of the United States — the evangelicals and the Catholics, anti-marriage equality, anti-choice. That’s how he got to be president,” she said. “Everything was trumped, literally and figuratively by that.

We also think Rep. Pelosi should look in the mirror, however:

Sure, Pelosi sounds inclusive now, but it should not be forgotten that she played a key role in driving pro-life candidates and voters from her party. Pro-life Democrats were largely wiped out of Congress after she forced the 2010 vote on Obamacare, which allowed federal subsidies for insurance plans that cover elective abortions. That vote was a clear-cut case of political murder-suicide if there ever was one.

Then in 2013, when Republicans introduced a ban on abortion after the fifth month of pregnancy following the trial of Kermit Gosnell, an abortion doctor who delivered babies alive before killing them, Pelosi denounced the legislation as "reprehensible."