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ICYMI: Rubio: On Abortion, Extremism Has Become Mainstream in the Democratic Party

Feb 1, 2019 | Press Releases

The Stream: On Abortion, Extremism Has Become Mainstream in the Democratic Party
By U.S. Senator Marco Rubio
February 1, 2019
The Stream
I never thought I would see the day America had government officials who openly support legal infanticide. But Democrats in New York and Virginia have made it clear that, on the issue of life, extremism has become mainstream in the Democratic Party. Gone are the days when Democrats sought to make abortion “safe, legal, and rare.”
Democrats are now the party of abortion on demand and at any point in a pregnancy. Their haste to rush left has led them to such an extreme position on abortion that they now openly advocate for it even up to the moment prior to delivery.
Barbaric Legislation
In New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation that legalizes abortion not just at the point a fetus is viable outside the womb, but right up until delivery. As egregious as this law is, it pales in comparison to efforts in Virginia that sparked outrage across the country.
Virginia House Democrats recently proposed barbaric legislation that would repeal all restrictions on third-trimester abortions. The repeals include the requirement that two physicians certify that a third-trimester abortion is necessary to prevent the woman’s death or impairment of her mental or physical health. Appallingly, the legislation would allow abortion even at the very end of pregnancy just as a woman is going into labor.
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