As more Americans than ever consider themselves pro-life, as the horrors of abortion clinics have been revealed in recent weeks, as Planned Parenthood has once been exposed for their illegal activities that harm the health and well being of women, you would think that backward lawmakers who continue to support the barbaric practice of child sacrifice would be desperately trying to change the subject.
In a shocking display of the coldness of their hearts, the exact opposite is true. Amazingly, pro-choice-to-kill-kids politicians are trying to take the offensive by proudly touting their belief not just in child sacrifice, but in your responsibility to pay for it:
A group of House Democrats -- asked directly if they support the use of federal (taxpayer) funds to pay for abortion -- said yes, they do. At press conference on Wednesday, the Democrats also voiced their opposition to two Republican-sponsored bills that would prohibit federal funding of abortion. CNSNews.com asked if any of the House members at the press conference supported the use of federal funds for abortion.
"There is not one person in this room that would favor -- no, all of us in this room oppose the Hyde Amendment," Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) said. "All of us in this room oppose restricting federal funds for abortion."
The Hyde Amendment, created in 1976, is attached each year to the annual appropriations bill for the Department of Health and Human Services, and it prevents any program under HHS, such as Medicaid, from paying for abortion except in the cases of rape, incest, or where the life of the mother is at risk.
Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) said no one in the room is happy about the Hyde Amendment, including its author, the late Rep. Henry Hyde (R-Ill.). He also said the Republican-sponsored bills barring taxpayer funding of abortion "declare war on women."
So who are these astounding lawmakers? In addition to DeGette and Weiner,
Other House Democrats who took part in Wednesday's press conference include Reps. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), Lois Capps (D-Calif.), Janice Schakowsky (D-Ill.), and Barbara Lee (D-Calif.).
Though their appalling pride in the evil they support may shock us, it shouldn't surprise us. In the pre-Civil War era, there were similar politicians who proudly championed the denial of human rights to their fellow citizens. One cannot help but see the long shadow of the slave-owners ideology fall over this cadre of corrupt Democrats.
There is no doubt that history will one day regard them the same way their southern progenitors are regarded.