Skip to comments.Sasse Debunks Democratic and Media Lies about His Born-Alive Bill
Posted on 02/25/2020 5:38:18 PM PST by karpov
On the Senate floor this afternoon, Senator Ben Sasse (R., Neb.) set the record straight about his legislation, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which the Senate will vote on later today.
Before Sasse spoke, Democratic senator Dick Durbin (D., Ill.) came to the floor to propose a Medicaid expansion supported by Democrats, insisting that Republicans were pushing anti-abortion legislation while refusing to accept any measures that would help women in need.
Sasse, the lead sponsor of the born-alive bill which does not limit abortion access but rather requires doctors to provide standard medical care to newborn infants who survive abortion procedures responded to Durbin on the floor, saying that the Democrat had obscured the debate by claiming that it is over funding maternal health or having anti-abortion legislation.
The piece of legislation were voting on today, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, is not about abortion, Sasse said. The bill were voting on doesnt change anyones access to abortion. It doesnt have anything to do with Roe v. Wade. It is about babies that are already born.
Sasse noted, too, that CNN reporting this morning described the legislation as having to do with a fetus that has been born.
What the heck is that? Its another way of saying they dont want to debate the actual debate were having on the floor today, Sasse said, noting once again that his bill deals with babies that are born that are outside their mother, not fetuses.
Whats actually happening, he added, is the senior senator from Illinois is wanting to obscure the debate, because he wants to use euphemisms about choice
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This is why I totally despise that prick Paul Ryan. He had a golden opportunity to do away with all this leftist garbage but wanted to be part of the swamp.
I don’t think the Senate recesses with a President Trump.
He might appoint someone.
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