Recently, the Washington Post published a supposed list of executive orders that Bernie Sanders, the independent, democratic socialist, Senator from Vermont would sign if elected president. Some of the executive orders would be on the wish list of the abortion industry and groups like Planned Parenthood:
- Reversing the Protect Life Rule, which bars groups that receive Title X family planning funding from committing or referring for abortions.
- Reversing the expanded Mexico City Policy, which prohibits foreign aid to organizations that commit or promote abortions.
The right to an abortion is a fundamental right.
Our administration will codify abortion rights into federal law, pass Medicare for All which repeals the Hyde Amendment, and only appoint judges who will defend #RoevWade.
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) January 22, 2020
Abortion is health care.
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) January 24, 2020
Bernie Sanders has also promised to appoint federal judges who support Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court case, that with Doe v. Bolton, legalized abortions through all 9 months of pregnancy.
These policies pushed by Sanders and others, actually are against what most Americans want. For example, a Marist/Knights of Columbus poll found, “Sixty percent of respondents, including about one-third of Democrats and pro-choice voters, oppose the use of taxpayer funds to cover the costs of abortion.”
You can read more about where the Democratic candidates stand on abortion here.