(Joshua Paladino, Headline USA) Former Vice President Mike Pence threw Vice President Kamala Harris‘s pro-abortion speech back in her face after she scolded Republicans for trying to save unborn children’s lives.
Harris spoke at a fundraiser for Emily’s List, a pro-abortion PAC, on May 3, and she called the Supreme Court’s draft decision to overturn Roe v. Wade a “direct assault on freedom,” NextShark reported.
“Some Republican leaders are trying to weaponize the use of the law against women,” Harris said. “How dare they? How dare they tell a woman what she can and cannot do with her own body?”
Pence used the same language in defense of unborn babies.
“I say with the lives of 62 million unborn boys and girls ended in abortion since 1973, generations of mothers enduring heartbreaking and loss that can last a lifetime: Madame Vice President, how dare you?” Pence said to pro-life leaders at the Carolina Pregnancy Center’s annual gala in Spartanburg, S.C.
Harris characterized abortion as a decision about what a woman “does with her own body,” even though abortion ends another human’s life. She said states will immediately eliminate abortion access if Roe v. Wade is overturned.
“Women in almost half the country could see their access to abortion severely limited,” Harris said. “In 13 of those states, women would lose access to abortion immediately and outright.”
Harris used her keynote speech to fundraise for the 2022 midterm elections.
“Let me be clear, this fight requires the work of this very organization, Emily’s List, to elect pro-choice Democrats to Congress,” she said.
Justice Samuel Alito, who wrote the draft majority opinion, said Roe v. Wade rests on false reasoning.
“‘Roe’ was egregiously wrong from the start…It is time to heed the Constitution and return the issue of abortion to the people’s elected representatives,” Alito wrote.