Fr. Shenan J. Boquet : Three Pieces of Good News for Pro-Lifers

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By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet, Human Life International,

Father Shenan J. Boquet was ordained in 1993 and is a priest of the Houma-Thibodaux Roman Catholic Diocese in Louisiana, his home state, where he served before joining HLI in August 2011.

There are several pieces of good news to share this week about the battle over abortion in the United States.

The first is that, despite the relatively mediocre showing of the Republicans in the midterm elections, the Democrats still lack the votes necessary to push their radical abortion agenda legislatively.

As I told you a few weeks ago, President Biden had vowed that if the Democrats gained additional votes in the Senate, his administration would push for the legislative codification of Roe. If the Democrats were able to do this, it would be a catastrophe for the unborn, making it even more difficult for individual states to protect the rights of the innocent unborn.

However, in a recent press conference during the G-20 summit in Indonesia, Biden was asked about abortion, and admitted that there is no hope for codifying Roe during the rest of his term. “I don’t think there’s enough votes,” Biden stated. Asked what voters could expect when it came to the issue of abortion, Biden replied, “I don’t think they can expect much of anything.” …

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