(CHRISTIAN HEADLINES) – Vice President Kamala Harris sparked criticism from Christians and pro-lifers this week when she compared the views of pro-lifers with those of pre-Civil War slave owners.
Harris, in addressing the NAACP national convention in Atlantic City, N.J., said the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobb decision “took away a constitutional right … from the people of America, from the women of America.” She then pivoted to slavery.
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“We know, NAACP, that our country has a history of claiming ownership over human bodies,” she said. “And today, extremists, so-called leaders are criminalizing doctors and punishing women for making healthcare decisions for themselves – personal decisions that it is her right to make in consultation with her doctor, her pastor, her priest, her rabbi, her loved ones, not her government telling her what to do.”