Jones: Alabama Pro-Lifers Are ‘Extreme’ and ‘Callous’

Washington Free Beacon | 5/19/2019 | Nic Rowan
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BY: Nic Rowan

Sen. Doug Jones (D., Ala.) released a video on Twitter last Monday decrying the recent abortion bill passed in Alabama as "draconian," calling its supporters "callous" and "extreme."

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Jones called out Republican legislators, who stood and applauded when the bill, which essentially criminalizes abortion in Alabama, passed the state Senate.

"These Republican legislators, who are overwhelmingly men, are so extreme and so callous that they would support a bill that denies a woman a constitutional right that they have had for decades," Jones said. "They would take away that right and make their doctors and healthcare providers criminals."

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In recent weeks, Jones became embroiled in controversy surrounding the Alabama bill—which female Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law this week—when state Rep. John Rogers (D) criticized the bill during the debate in the state Senate.

"Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later," Rogers said. "You bring them in the world unwanted, unloved, you send them to the electric chair. So, you kill them now or you kill them later."


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