Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke answered evasively when asked about his stance on third-trimester abortion during a campaign event in Cleveland on Monday. O’Rourke, who announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination last week, has already been criticized for a lack of concrete positions on crucial campaign issues. Here’s the exchange between O’Rourke and the
An astounding percentage of Americans suddenly have shifted from a pro-choice to a pro-life position, according to a February Marist poll in conjunction with the Knights of Columbus, the world’s largest Catholic service organization. Americans now are as likely to say they’re pro-life as pro-choice — both at 47 percent, the poll stated — which
President Donald Trump reportedly got into the face of Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) and berated him about not speaking out against the expansion of abortion allowances in several states. The report claimed that witnesses saw the president corner Coons and question him about why his faith had not encouraged him to be pro-active against abortion.
A recent article in the Times-Standard out of Humboldt County, California, took aim at pro-lifers, alleging that they oppose abortion because they think “human sexuality is something to be ashamed of.” This bizarre opinion piece was written by Rev. Bryan Jessup of Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church in Bayside, California, and trotted out tired, pro-choice
On January 22, the United States celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case, which legalized abortion in all fifty states. In doing so, the Court usurped a developing consensus amongst the state legislatures on the issue, and violated the principle of federalism that should guide how we enact policy