In her Townhall column, Star Parker lambastes Democratic leaders who are mounting a campaign against a recently passed House measure that ensures that taxpayer dollars would not be used to fund abortions. It also ensures that the government would not be able to force health care providers to pay for abortions. She argues that Democrats should champion fiscal and sexual responsibility rather than the right to an abortion.
… [Debbie] Wasserman Schultz said “This extreme legislation is dangerous for women’s health and does nothing to address the jobs crisis facing American families.”
Liberals love to frame the killing of developing humans as being about women’s lives, health, and rights.
But, according to the Center for Disease Control, about 3% of abortions are performed for reasons of a woman’s health. Abortions that are performed because a woman’s life is in danger amount to a fraction of one percent. That leaves more that 96% for convenience with some 50% repeat customers.
Regarding abortion, the liberal agenda is really about two things. One, an alleged right to sexual promiscuity and two, an alleged right to have others bear social and financial responsibility for that promiscuity.
Fortunately, a sizeable part of the American population doesn’t see things this way. And, fortunately, a sizeable part of our population remains in awe of the miracle of life and our responsibilities toward all aspects of life, both in and outside of the womb …
Read Star Parker’s entire column at Townhall.