Pence Cheers 'Pro-Life Administration' While Dodging Q's On Kavanaugh

  • Pence Cheers 'Pro-Life Administration' While Dodging Q's On Kavanaugh

Pence Cheers 'Pro-Life Administration' While Dodging Q's On Kavanaugh

"That's why we desperately need a NY state law that codifies the Roe v. Wade rights in this state and takes it out of the criminal code".

Asked by CNN's Dana Bash whether he wants to see Roe v. Wade overturned, Pence replied, "I do, but I haven't been nominated for the Supreme Court". And if Roe v. Wade is overturned, will that mean the end of legal abortions in our country?

Informing the Republican Senators of my nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. "That would be binding precedent", he said at the time.

"My message is to the Democrats who think resistance is just a hashtag", he said to protestors outside of Trump's skyscraper on Fifth Avenue and East 56th Street.

Another anti-abortion group, the Susan B. Anthony List, announced they would be "mobilizing the pro-life grassroots nationwide and in key Senate battleground states to urge the Senate to swiftly confirm Judge Kavanaugh". "I didn't discuss it with him, either".

In addition, Kavanaugh's handed down a concurring opinion in the 2015 case Priests for Life v. HHS, in which the Appeals Court for District of Columbia circuit upheld accommodations for faith-based nonprofits to be exempt from the Affordable Care Act's requirement that employers include contraception in the insurance plans they offer to employees. "So there is a lot to go through", she said.

"I'm going to do everything I possibly can to speak out against this nominee".

"We do not have a NY state law that provides the protections of Roe v. Wade".

As Democrats attempt to take control of the state Senate in this year's elections for the first time in almost a decade, the governor pledged to oust GOP incumbents and stumped in Westchester and Nassau counties on Tuesday.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo landed the endorsement of Planned Parenthood on Wednesday - a day after Cynthia Nixon posted a video mocking Cuomo's claim that he's a champion of women's rights and reproductive freedom.

The proposed legislation, previously passed by the Democratic-led Assembly, would allow non-doctors to perform abortions or "water down" criminal charges faced if an abuser harms a pregnant woman, she said.

New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood also opposes Kavanaugh's nomination.

The vice president also briefly discussed foreign affairs ahead of this week's key North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, where President Trump is expected to demand US allies contribute more funding for their own national defense.