House Democrats Vote to Codify Roe v. Wade, Legalize Abortion on Demand

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington Sept. 24, 2021, about the Women's Health Protection Act, which establishes a legal right to abortion in all 50 states under federal law. The measure passed in a 218-211 vote. (CNS photo/Kevin Lamarque, Reuters)

(CNBC) House Democrats on Friday approved wide-ranging legislation to protect abortion rights, a swift but mostly symbolic response to the Supreme Court’s refusal to block a Texas law banning most abortions.

The bill, which passed 218-211, is principally a show of solidarity, given that the bill, the Women’s Health Protection Act, will face steep opposition from Senate Republicans and is not expected to advance through the chamber.

Democrats believe the bill would guarantee the right to abortion through federal law and cement the decision of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a constitutional right to the procedure.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., worked quickly to schedule action on the bill after the high court earlier this month refused to block a controversial Texas law that prohibits abortions after roughly six weeks, before most even realize they are pregnant.

Specifically, the Texas law says doctors…

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Editor’s Note. This article was written by Thomas Franck and published at CNBC. Title taken from Lifesite News

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3 thoughts on “House Democrats Vote to Codify Roe v. Wade, Legalize Abortion on Demand

  1. Again, nothing makes a Democrat feel more alive than the unfettered mass-slaughter of unborn children. The fires of Hell eagerly await these godless ghouls.

  2. Well dems, the old “I’m personally against it, but it’s the law as determined by the courts” excuse is now officially dead and gone. Your party just voted on it in the legislature. Now what?

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