On Monday, Feb. 28, Democrats in the Senate failed to get enough votes to pass a bill to guarantee access to abortion on demand nationwide and without time limits, nullifying any pro-life law in any state.

The Women’s Health Protection Act, considered one of the Democrats’ most extreme abortion proposals, passed the House of Representatives last year but failed to gain support even for the bill to be debated in the Senate, for which they needed 50 votes.

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia voted against it, six Senators abstained, and all Republicans voted against it.

Although the Democrats’ pro-abortion bill was reportedly in response to the Texas pro-life law, that succeeded in banning abortions after six weeks. The Democrat’s greatest fear lies in the possibility that the Supreme Court will roll back or completely overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that legalized abortion in July.

Abortion is currently permitted up to 24 weeks throughout the United States. Still, many Republican states hold strong conservative convictions that life begins at conception. As a result, they have designed their laws to limit access to the procedure ahead of the inauguration of Joe Biden as president, who in his campaign assured that he would make Roe v Wade ‘the law of the land.’

Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine, who usually support Democratic abortion initiatives, also voted against it.

“I have long supported a woman’s right to choose, but my position is not without limits, and this partisan Women’s Health Protection Act simply goes too far. It would broadly supersede state laws and infringe on Americans’ religious freedoms,” Murkowski was quoted as saying by The Hill.

Despite not receiving full support from their party, Democrats and the mainstream media believe that Republican opposition to abortion will cost them the election since they assume most Americans favor the procedure.

“We’re going to hold accountable every senator who votes against this bill. Make no mistake, reproductive freedoms will be on the ballot this November,” Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal said at a press conference, according to Time magazine.

Analysts assure that the issue of abortion in the United States, given the case of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade, is one of the topics that most divides the country between conservatives and liberals. However, many liberals consider the legislation proposed by the Democrats in recent times, which does not include a time limit and allows women to have abortions at will and even at the moment of delivery, to be extreme.

It is the first time in many decades that the Supreme Court has had a majority of conservative justices who, during the January debate over two pro-life laws in Texas and Mississippi, favored letting each state decide the issue of abortion rather than making it legal throughout the land.

Many conservatives and believers eagerly await the Supreme Court’s ruling next July, which could spell the end of legal abortion in the United States.

On Monday, Feb. 28, Democrats in the Senate failed to get enough votes to pass a bill to guarantee access to abortion nationwide on-demand and without time limits, nullifying any pro-life law in any state.

The Women’s Health Protection Act, considered one of the Democrats’ most extreme abortion proposals, passed the House of Representatives last year but failed to gain support even for the bill to be debated in the Senate, for which they needed 50 votes.

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia voted against it, six Senators abstained, and all Republicans voted against it.

Democrats’ pro-abortion bill was reportedly in response to the Texas pro-life law that, without state intervention, succeeded in banning abortions after six weeks. Their greatest fear lies in the possibility that the Supreme Court will roll back or completely overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that legalized abortion next July.

Abortion is currently permitted up to 24 weeks throughout the United States. Still, many Republican states with strong conservative convictions that life begins at conception have designed their laws to limit access to the procedure. That was when Joe Biden, who in his Presidential campaign assured that he would make Roe v Wade ‘the law of the land.’

Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine, who usually support Democratic abortion initiatives, also voted against it.

“I have long supported a woman’s right to choose, but my position is not without limits, and this partisan Women’s Health Protection Act simply goes too far. It would broadly supersede state laws and infringe on Americans’ religious freedoms,” Murkowski was quoted as saying by The Hill.

Despite not receiving full support from their party, Democrats and the mainstream media believe that Republican opposition to abortion will cost them the election since they assume most Americans favor the procedure.

“We’re going to hold accountable every senator who votes against this bill. Make no mistake, reproductive freedoms will be on the ballot this November,” Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal said at a press conference, according to Time magazine.

Analysts assure that the issue of abortion in the United States, given the case of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade, is one of the topics that most divides the country between conservatives and liberals. However, many liberals consider the legislation proposed by the Democrats in recent times, which does not include a time limit and allows women to have abortions at will and even at the moment of delivery, to be extreme.

It is the first time in many decades that the Supreme Court has had a majority of conservative justices who, during the January debate over two pro-life laws in Texas and Mississippi, favored letting each state decide the issue of abortion rather than making it legal throughout the land.

Many conservatives and believers eagerly await the Supreme Court’s ruling next July, which could spell the end of legal abortion in the United States.

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