President Trump on Tuesday accused Joe Biden of wanting to legalize the murder of newborn babies, a blatant distortion of the Democratic candidate’s vow to make Roe v principles. Wade the “law of the land”.
At a town hall in Miami on Monday night, Biden said that if Trump’s Supreme Court candidate Amy Coney Barrett votes a majority to topple Roe v. Wade, he will work to deliver the landmark 1973 ruling that established the women’s right to terminate their pregnancies “laws of the country. “
“Biden and the Democrats have just clarified that they are fully in favor of (very) LATE ABORTION, until birth, and beyond – which would be execution,” Trump tweeted.
In Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court ruled to protect a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion without excessive government restrictions. However, he did not legalize the execution of newborns.
Biden did not specify how he would incorporate these principles into federal law. The likely effect of a decision to overturn Roe v. Wade would send the case back to individual states.
In a previous tweet, the president falsely asserted that Biden wanted “to PACK our great United States Supreme Court.” Biden specifically declined to say whether he would support the move to add judges, which some Democrats are urging as a way to counter the strong Conservative lean on the Supreme Court that will result if Trump’s choice is upheld in the seat of the late Justice Ruth. . Bader Ginsburg. Democrats insist that less than a month before a new president and a new Senate are chosen, the seat should remain open after January 20.
Trump has repeatedly claimed, and wrongly, that Democrats who support the right to abortion want to “tear” a baby from its mother’s womb.
“Virtually all Democratic candidates have declared their unrestricted support for extreme late abortion, pulling babies straight from the mother’s womb, until the very moment of birth,” the president said at a rally on March 2.
In fact, the vast majority of abortions are performed in the early stages of pregnancy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of abortions in the United States are performed within 13 weeks of gestation and 8 percent between 14 and 20 weeks. About 1 percent is done at 21 weeks or later.
There are no data on abortions performed just before “the very moment of birth”.
“‘Abortion until the moment of birth’ does not exist – it’s a bogeyman that abortion opponents have created to scare voters and derail the rational conversation about constitutional rights,” Katie L. Watson, professor at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, told the Washington Post earlier this year. “No one ‘supports’ him, and no one does. No patient ever asks a doctor to terminate her pregnancy “the moment before birth”, and no doctor would agree to do so. “
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