Democratic presidential candidates expressed their approval of pro-abortion policies, according to a poll conducted by The New York Times.
According to the National Review, a majority of Democratic Party politicians support abortion restrictions after 21 weeks of gestation.
Amy Klobuchar, (D-Minn.) suggested that the regulations could be considered in light of Roe v. Wade, which would allow states to limit third-trimester abortion with an exception for women’s health.
The others expressed that abortions within or after that period are very rare, and that such situations occur in cases of medical emergencies.
“The fact is that less than 1 percent of abortions take place after 24 weeks of pregnancy,” South Bend, Ind., mayor Pete Buttigieg said
“They often involve heartbreaking circumstances in which a person’s health or life is at risk, or when the fetus has a congenital condition that is incompatible with life,” he added.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said, “Only 1.3 percent of abortions take place at 21 weeks or later, and the reasons are heartbreaking. Twenty-week abortion bans are dangerous and cruel. They would force women to carry an unviable fetus to term or force women with severe health complications to stay pregnant with their lives on the line.”
Although Democrats’ responses ensure that pregnancy should be terminated during this stage in cases where the life of the fetus or the woman is in danger, a Guttmacher Institute report demonstrated research data on women who performed an abortion at or after 20 weeks. In most of those cases, they responded that their decision was not because of an anomaly or life-threatening condition.
While only 1% of those women sought termination of pregnancy at 21 weeks or later, up to that date that 1% represented an estimated 15,000 abortions annually, according to the article‘s analysis, published in 2013.
In addition, all candidates consider that the practice of abortion is a “right” and should be funded by taxpayers.
This has become a requirement for all members of the Democratic Party, that is, that those aspiring to national office must defend and support abortion.
The data presented made it clear that the Democratic Party is in favor of the voluntary termination of pregnancy and that this action should be funded by taxpayers on an issue of “public health”. However, the candidates did not talk about the issue of the abortion industry.
Planned Parenthood promotes its “legal and safe” abortion campaign through pills or in-clinic care.
There is also evidence that this organization sells fetal tissues and organs without the mother’s consent.
Because of this situation, Donald Trump’s administration decided to cut funding to abortion clinics in order to restrict these practices.