To borrow Barack Obama’s phrase, the Left is on the wrong side of history. In a party-line vote Wednesday, the House approved a measure that would ban abortions after 20 weeks instead of the current 24. The Associated Press predicts the law will go nowhere, as Democrats will fight the bill tooth and nail and Obama stands at the end of the process with his veto pen. The White House issued a veto threat in January. It said banning abortions after 20 weeks “would unacceptably restrict women’s health and reproductive rights and is an assault on a woman’s right to choose. Women should be able to make their own choices about their bodies and their health care, and Government should not inject itself into decisions best made between a woman and her doctor.” Yet a 2013 poll found 56% of Americans supported a 20-week ban on abortion, going against the Democrat Party line. Twenty-four weeks was once considered the youngest a baby could be born and survive. But a new study found that if doctors tried, babies could survive as young as 22 weeks. As Ramesh Ponnuru wrote, Congress has a duty given to them in the Fourteenth Amendment to ensure everyone is afforded equal protection under the law. More…
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