Perhaps more so than any other Democratic presidential contender, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has made it a point to try and establish herself as *the* pro-abortion candidate that pro-choice women can turn to.
In the aftermath of the fetal heartbeat bills signed into law in Georgia and Alabama last month, Gillibrand essentially called for a purge of pro-life Democrats from the party.
She told the Washington Post at the time that “As a party, we should be 100 percent pro-choice, and it should be nonnegotiable.” She also endorsed Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski’s (IL-3) pro-choice primary challenger back in April.
Just recently, while on a campaign trip in Iowa, Gillibrand sat down with the Des Moines Register editorial board and gave an interview. During the interview, Gillibrand went on an extreme rant, equating appointing pro-life judges to appointing judges who were racist, homophobic, or anti-Semitic:
“I think there’s some issues that have such moral clarity that we have as a society decided that the other side is not acceptable,” Gillibrand said during an interview with the Des Moines Register on Tuesday
“Imagine saying that it’s OK to appoint a judge who’s racist, or anti-Semitic, or homophobic,” she continued. “Asking someone to appoint someone who takes away basic human rights of any group of people in America … I don’t think those are political issues anymore.”
She then went on to suggest that the reason pro-life Americans wanted like-minded judges on the bench was because they wanted to impose their religious beliefs …
Read the rest at: Moral Clarity