Pro-life leaders condemn ‘devout Catholic’ BYEdan for pro-abortion statement
‘His deception is disgusting. The violence of what he proudly supports is horrific’
ro-life leaders heavily criticized President Joe Biden on Friday, the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, after the Catholic president vowed to make Roe v. Wade the law of the land.
“Joe Biden repeatedly insists he is a devout Catholic,” tweeted Live Action founder and President Lila Rose. “He used this claim frequently during his campaign. He just released a statement praising Roe v Wade, but wouldn’t even use the word ‘abortion.’ His deception is disgusting. The violence of what he proudly supports is horrific.”
“Joe Biden marks the anniversary of Roe v Wade by saying he is ‘deeply committed’ to the intentional destruction of innocent life through the heinous practice of abortion,” Catholic Vote tweeted. “This represents a major rupture with the Church, only days after his press secretary described Joe Biden as ‘devout.’”
March for Life President Jeanne Mancini emphasized an oft-repeated pro-life phrase in her condemnation of Biden’s statement: “Abortion isn’t healthcare.”
“It is heartbreaking but not surprising that on the day we commemorate the loss of 60+ million Americans to abortion the new administration is already aggressively leaning into abortion extremism,” Mancini tweeted. “Doing so brings more divisiveness at a time when our country needs unity and healing.”
The pro-life Susan B. Anthony List condemned Biden’s statement as “wrong.”
“President Biden & VP Harris just released a statement on the 48th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, absurdly calling it ‘foundational,’” SBA List tweeted. “Wrong. What is truly foundational is the right to LIFE of every American, as stated in the Declaration of Independence.”
Republican Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton also commemorated the anniversary of Roe v. Wade in a Friday statement, mourning the “millions of lives lost over the 48 years since Roe v. Wade was decided and elimin….