AOC: ‘Christian Extremists’ Are ‘Passing Forced Birth Laws’
'While we fight back, know you still have options'
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has blasted recent Texas pro-life law by claiming “Christian extremists” are “passing forced birth laws,” making it harder for women to abort their children.
“Christian extremists are passing forced birth laws to intimidate & cut off abortion services – including for victims of rape, incest, & child abuse."
“While we fight back, know you still have options."
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Christian extremists are passing forced birth laws to intimidate & cut off abortion services - including for victims of rape, incest, & child abuse.— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) September 3, 2021
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The socialist lawmaker’s remarks come just days after Texas’s law banning abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Self-proclaimed 'Catholic' Democrats like Nancy Pelosi called the new law a “catastrophe for women."
“SCOTUS’s failure to block #SB8 has delivered catastrophe to women in Texas,” Pelosi tweeted.
“This radical law is an all out effort to erase the rights and protections of Roe v Wade.”
Every woman, everywhere has the constitutional and moral right to basic reproductive health care. We will fight SB8 and all immoral and dangerous attacks on women’s health and freedoms with all our strength.— Nancy Pelosi (@SpeakerPelosi) September 1, 2021
Meanwhile, Joe Biden demanded a federal invention against the legislation.
Biden issued a statement after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a petition from abortion providers to stay the law.
Biden blasted the SCOTUS over the decision, describing the bill as an “unprecedented assault on a woman’s constitutional rights.”
"I am directing that Council and the Office of the White House Counsel to launch a whole-of-government effort to respond to this decision, looking specifically to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice to see what steps the Federal Government can take to ensure that women in Texas have access to safe and legal abortions as protected by Roe, and what legal tools we have to insulate women and providers from the impact of Texas’ bizarre scheme of outsourced enforcement to private parties.”
The Texas law contains a unique enforcement mechanism that authorizes private citizens to sue abortion providers and those who “aid and abet” illegal abortions.