Health & Environment, Politics, States

Pro-Choice? The Biden Gang Sets Their Fangs on Louisiana

The White House described a Louisiana pro-life bill that would ban abortion in the state with few exemptions as “extreme” and called it an “attack” on “fundamental freedoms.” The critique comes in the wake of the Louisiana legislature passing the law Sunday.

In a statement Monday, Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said, “The Louisiana legislature has taken the latest step in a growing attack against the fundamental freedoms of Americans … Louisiana’s extreme bill will criminalize abortions with no exemptions for rape or incest and punish reproductive health care professionals with up to 10 years in prison.”

“The president is committed to protecting the constitutional rights of Americans afforded them by Roe for nearly 50 years, and ensuring that women can make their own choice about their lives, bodies, and families,” the statement continued.

The Louisiana Senate passed S.B. 342 Sunday with little debate after being amended in the State House of Representatives. The bill, sponsored by pro-life Democrat Senator Katrina Jackson, expands upon a 2006 law that would have outlawed abortion in Louisiana in the event Roe v. Wade was overturned. Read more…

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