Trump’s Abortion Stance: Half a Loaf or a Poison Pill? by John Zmirak

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JANUARY 24, 2020 "March for Life" Rally President Trump addressed the annual March for Life rally in Washington, D.C. He was the first U.S. president to speak in person at the event. The two-hour rally also included remarks by Vice President Pence and Karen Pence, congressional lawmakers, Focus on the Family’s Jim Daly, and several “pro-life” activists. Cspan

By John Zmirak, The Stream, April 10, 2024

John Zmirak is a senior editor at The Stream and author or coauthor of ten books, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to Immigration and The Politically Incorrect Guide to Catholicism. His upcoming book is No Second Amendment, No First.


John ZmirakWhat are we to make of Donald Trump’s statement on abortion? In a recent post on Truth Social, he adopted a 100% states-rights approach, opposing any federal legislation to allow or regulate it.

Cold hard fact: Any federal legislation that could actually pass would leave unborn babies unprotected all the way through birth — and overturn good state laws like Florida’s. So there’s a sense in which Trump’s stance is the best we can hope for, the least bad outcome considering the GOP’s failure to profit electorally from Joe Biden’s disastrous presidency.

And its refusal to tackle rampant voter fraud. And the GOP leadership’s incessant sellouts to leftist and nutcase globalist priorities, such as funding the slaughter in Ukraine and the Deep State’s persecution of conservatives. …

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