(Washington Examiner) A national anti-abortion group is planning on making infanticide an issue in the 2020 elections by running ads and canvassing in battleground states targeting Democratic lawmakers who voted against the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act in the Senate.
“There need to be political consequences for the extremism of the other side,” said Mallory Quigley, a spokeswoman for the Susan B. Anthony List, a group that seeks to elect anti-abortion lawmakers. “Now we have people on record, including a handful of people who are running for our nation’s highest office.”
The legislation, which would have required abortion doctors to provide adequate medical care for and report on the survivors of botched abortions, came to national attention and received a Senate vote after controversial comments from Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam about abortion legislation he favored.
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