The United States government now mandates pregnancy. That’s what California Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier said on Women’s Equality Day (Aug. 26) at the University of California San Francisco Mission Bay.
Her exact words were, “The fact that we have a government now on a federal level that is mandating pregnancy — government-mandated pregnancy — flies in the face of every personal freedom on which our country is founded.”
Jackie Speier, by the way, professes to be Catholic.
She was not the only Catholic congresswoman speaking at the event. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi herself said during the “reproductive health roundtable discussion” that the current state of affairs in the United States after the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade is “sinful.” In context: “The fact that this is such an assault on women of color and women — lower income families — is just sinful. It’s sinful.”
She went on to say, “It’s wrong that they would…