Pete Buttigieg: Georgia Abortion Law A ‘Cruel Attack’ On Women

Daily Wire | 5/13/2019 | Staff
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South Bend mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg demonstrated once again that he marches to a rather warped brand of Christian theology. As the Hollywood elite joins hand-in-hand to boycott the state of Georgia for passing a fetal heartbeat bill that bans abortions once doctors can detect a baby's heartbeat in the mother's womb, the South Bend mayor has denounced the newly-acted law as a "cruel attack" on women.

According to LifeNews, Buttigieg denounced the law in a tweet last week shortly after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the bill.

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"A woman has enough to deal with when it comes to her health care without also having to worry about male politicians telling her what she ought to do with her body," Buttigieg wrote Thursday. "Georgia’s abortion ban is a cruel attack on women’s autonomy and freedom — one that we must continue to resist."

Buttigieg characterizing the law as some kind of affront toward women ignores the fact that Gov. Brian Kemp's popularity surged in the state as the fetal heartbeat bill journeyed toward his desk. From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

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Gov. Brian Kemp’s approval ratings are on the upswing after a legislative session dominated by his embrace of an anti-abortion measure, an Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll shows. ...

The poll shows 46% of registered Georgia voters have a favorable impression of Kemp as he nears his third month as governor, 9 points higher than the 37% rating he tallied in the AJC’s January poll as he was sworn into office.

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He’s outpacing [President] Trump, who was the model for Kemp’s campaign. About 40% of Georgia voters approve of the president, statistically unchanged from 38% in January. Nearly 56% of Georgians disapprove of Trump, compared with Kemp’s 39% disapproval rating.

As noted by LifeNews, Buttigieg also...
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