Vice President Kamala Harris unabashedly defended abortion and said the right to end the life of an unborn child is “not negotiable” during a discussion with abortion and “reproductive health providers” on Thursday.
Harris met with providers from Texas, Mississippi, Kentucky, and New Mexico to discuss the impact of Texas Senate Bill 8, otherwise known as the Texas Heartbeat Act, and other laws that effectively limit abortions around the country. She said:
“The president and I are unequivocal in our support of Roe v. Wade, and the constitutionality of Roe v. Wade, and the right of women to make decisions for themselves with whomever they choose about their own bodies. And needless to say, the right of women to make decisions about their own bodies is not negotiable.”
The vice president said the United States will be closer to what we “hold as an ideal” when all people are treated equally, “including their access to essential services.” She further discussed how abortion is necessary to ensure “women’s full participation in our nation.”
“So for me this is truly an issue that is about full participation. And in that way we know that when all people are able to fully participate, our democracy is stronger, and everyone benefits,” she said….
The above comes from a Sept. 9 story on Breitbart News.