- NBC News’ Dasha Barnes argued in an interview with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis that Democrats are not promoting legal abortion up to the moment of birth.
- Despite numerous examples, including last year when Democrats voted in favor of a bill to nationalize abortion throughout pregnancy, Barnes told DeSantis, “There are no signs the Democrats are pushing for it. no,’ he said.
- “We will be pro-life presidents and support pro-life policies,” DeSantis told Burns. “I will not allow what many leftists want to do, which in some cases is to disable pro-life protections across the country until the moment they are actually born. I think this is infanticide.”
NBC News’ Dasha Burns, in an interview with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, argued that Democrats do not support legal abortion up to the moment of birth, but many examples contradict that claim. ing.
DeSantis, who signed a bill banning abortions after six weeks in Florida, Said The Burns administration “supports pro-life policies,” claiming that the left seeks to “destroy pro-life protections across the country right up to the moment of its birth.” Burns said DeSantis’ claims were a “misunderstanding,” and despite Democrats supporting a bill to nationalize abortion throughout pregnancy last year in both houses of Congress, Democrats are not pushing for such a policy. claimed.
Burns argued that only 1.3% of abortions occur after the 23rd week of pregnancy, but DeSantis countered that the Democratic view is that there should be no “legal protection” until that point. .
“There is no indication that Democrats are pushing for it,” Burns said. (Related: DeSantis says Trump ‘obviously’ lost 2020 election)
Last year, nearly all Democrats in both houses of Congress voted in favor of a bill that would void pro-life laws across the country and allow nine-month abortions.President Joe Biden Supported He accused Republicans of blocking a bill that “aggressively protects access to reproductive health care.”
and @NBCNews Exclusive Interview with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis @DashaBurns He discusses running against former President Trump in the 2024 election, supporting pro-life policies, and relying on his wife, Casey, in the campaign. pic.twitter.com/TYzfiGI2pH
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) August 7, 2023
Democratic governor of Colorado, Jared Polis, has continued to advocate late-term abortion, without saying whether the bill he just signed would allow abortions up to the moment of birth.
“This is not about governments making decisions, it’s about women making decisions, and it’s not the laws of men that matter, but the hearts and minds of women to win this battle,” Polis said. Told. Said Shannon Bream of Fox News last year. “Whether it’s rape or incest, people face heartbreaking decisions every day, often having to choose between a mother’s life and a child’s life.” And women, it is totally wrong for the government to intervene in the conversation between religious leaders and women.”
In 2019, former Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said: pediatric neurologistdefended procedures for newborn infants, arguing that such decisions should not be made by the government.
“If the mother is in labor, the infant will be delivered, the infant will be kept in a comfortable condition, and if it is so desired by the mother and family, the infant will be resuscitated, and then a discussion will take place between the doctor and the mother. Let’s go,” said Northam. Said On WTOP’s “Ask the Governor” programme. “This is why [sic] By the way, most of the members of Congress are men, but you shouldn’t tell women what they should and shouldn’t do with their bodies. “
“We will be pro-life presidents and support pro-life policies,” DeSantis told Burns. “I will not allow what many leftists want to do, which in some cases is to disable pro-life protections across the country until the moment they are actually born. I think this is infanticide.”
NBC News did not immediately respond to the Daily Caller News Foundation’s request for comment.
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