From RedState — posted 2 weeks ago
Democrats losing their minds over the coming overturning of Roe v. Wade have been desperately searching for a way out. While their best hope is for Chief Justice John Roberts to somehow lure one of the five conservatives to his side, another ploy is to “codify” a “right” to abortion at the federal level.
Sen. Chuck Schumer has already come out and announced a vote on a bill that will legalize abortion through birth. In order to pass it, Democrats have been stumping to blow up the filibuster, a common refrain when it comes to anything they can’t otherwise pass in a legitimate manner.
Unfortunately for the pro-abortion fanatics, Sen. Joe Manchin has other ideas. He came flying in off the top rope and nuked not just eliminating the filibuster, but he’s a “no” on the bill itself.
This is a complete embarrassment for Schumer and the Democrat Party. Their cardinal issue is abortion, mainly because they have nothing else to run on, and they aren’t even going to get 50 votes on their big codification bill. Worse for them, what if Jon Tester or some other “moderate” senator also votes against it and this turns into a wipeout? The failure of the bill also makes a lot of Democrats look like idiots for once again stumping to blow up the filibuster when they don’t even have the votes to pass the bill regardless.
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