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House Democrats Prepare to Pass Extreme Abortion Bill

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Democrats have been threatening for years now to “codify Roe v. Wade,” by which they appear to have meant enacting the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA), one of the most pro-abortion pieces of legislation Congress has ever considered.

It’s been interesting to watch Democrats discuss the bill and struggle with its title, the “Women’s Health Protection Act.” The “women’s rights” movement of late has been engaged in a campaign to scrub the word “woman” from its vocabulary, out of deference to the transgender-activist movement.

“Pregnant women” becomes “birthing people,” and female nouns are replaced with gender-neutral ones so as not to offend those who insist that men, too, can become pregnant. Earlier this week, the ACLU airbrushed the word “woman” out of a quote from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, replacing it with the politically correct “[people].”

One has to imagine that, had the WHPA first been introduced this year, Democrats would’ve been at pains to title it something safer and far less snappy, like the “People’s........

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