Rachel Maddow showed how Alabama’s abortion ban bill goes back to Mitch McConnell’s blocking of Obama Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.
Rachel Maddow Connects Alabama’s Abortion Ban To Mitch McConnell
They’re not moving anymore to limit abortion. They’re moving to ban it altogether, full stop. It’s happening all at once in a new radical Republican Party wide draconian effort that we have never seen before. And that sounds unconstitutional, right? Because you’re not supposed to be able to been abortion that would be against the law. That’s, of course, the entire point here, though.
With Republicans being very pleased with their position on the Supreme Court right now with the Merrick Garland nomination from President Obama having been denied as improper by Mitch McConnell as the Republican leader in the Senate and Mitch McConnell calling that one of his proudest moments in the Senate since the current president put Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, for the first time conservatives think they’ve got a solid right-wing majority on the high court that will overturn Roe v. Wade as long as they get the chance. They have to get a law up to the Supreme Court that they believe will provoke the Supreme Court fight that will go to those five conservative justices in the way they want to receive that fight so they can overturn Roe and declare that abortion can be overturned in states where wants to do it across the country.
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Rachel Maddow gave America another reason to hate Mitch McConnell
Rachel Maddow was right. If Merrick Garland was confirmed to the Supreme Court, Republicans wouldn’t be conducting a full out assault on women’s rights and freedom. Republicans are putting women in jeopardy because Mitch McConnell blocked Garland, and Donald Trump ended up nominating Brett Kavanaugh. There are a lot of twisty turny what if games that can be played, but if McConnell doesn’t block Garland, none of this is happening right now.
If you want to blame somebody for the fact that women are having to fight for a fundamental human right, blame Mitch McConnell.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA.Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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