Democratic Party platform now endorses tax-payer funding of abortion


The Democratic Party platform has supported abortion since 1976 but this year the support jumped up a notch with the addition of the, “regardless of ability to pay” language inserted.  This insertion can only mean tax-payer funded abortion, which Americans overwhelming disapprove of.  So now the Democratic Party not only endorses abortion on demand, but they want you and I to pay for it.

Here is the Democratic Party’s platform on abortion:

“The President and the Democratic Party believe that women have a right to control their reproductive choices. Democrats support access to affordable family planning services, and President Obama and Democrats will continue to stand up to Republican efforts to defund Planned Parenthood health centers. The Affordable Care Act ensures that women have access to contraception in their health insurance plans, and the President has respected the principle of religious liberty. Democrats support evidence-based and age-appropriate sex education.

“The Democratic Party strongly and unequivocally supports Roe v. Wade and a woman’s right to make decisions regarding her pregnancy, including a safe and legal abortion, regardless of ability to pay. We oppose any and all efforts to weaken or undermine that right. Abortion is an intensely personal decision between a woman, her family, her doctor, and her clergy; there is no place for politicians or government to get in the way. We also recognize that health care and education help reduce the number of unintended pregnancies and thereby also reduce the need for abortions. We strongly and unequivocally support a woman’s decision to have a child by providing affordable health care and ensuring the availability of and access to programs that help women during pregnancy and after the birth of a child, including caring adoption programs.”

What do you think?

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One Response to Democratic Party platform now endorses tax-payer funding of abortion

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