Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Pro-abortion IL Congresswoman Out-of-touch with America

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) [a poster-child for why the Tea Party exists] said the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits federal funding of abortion except in certain cases, should be repealed, and also said “there’s no evidence” that increasing access to abortion services encourages people to get abortions.

This "dinosaur liberal" hasn't caught up with the rest of America (including the scientifically educated), who recognize abortion as the killing of an innocent human being -- read: Restrict Abortion, Say 61% of Americans

-- From "Congresswoman Calls for Repealing Hyde Amendment; Backs Assertion That Abortion is Safer than Childbirth" by Nicholas Ballasy, CNSNews.com 9/28/10

At an event on Capitol Hill sponsored by the Center for Reproductive Rights to call for the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, CNSNews.com asked Rep. Schakowsky, “So, increasing access to abortion, you think, does not encourage some people to get abortions?”

Rep. Schakowsky said, “No, there’s no evidence of that around the world, where access to abortion is more available but somehow women are more inclined to get one.”

Terry Sallas Merritt, vice president of Whole Woman's Health, said during the event on Capitol Hill that abortion is 10 times safer than childbirth.

CNSNews.com asked Rep. Schakowsky if she agreed with Merritt.

. . . the congresswoman said[,] “There are many more things that can go wrong [in childbirth] than a first-trimester abortion . . .”

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