For decades Rep. John Lewis has dutifully barred the gate to numerous efforts to defund Planned Parenthood. The right to life is arguably THE most important and inalienable of all rights conveyed upon mankind by God. One would think that a “civil rights hero” such as John Lewis would know this. One would expect him to champion the right of a preborn child to live. Planned Parenthood and the abortion-murder industry should have no greater opponent than John Lewis. Not so. Perversely, in truth and fact, the pro-abortion industry has found in John Lewis a champion, one of it’s most obedient, stalwart, and reliable allies. Lewis’s voting record in Congress is not merely pro-choice or pro-abortion. John Lewis’s voting record is ANTI-LIFE! Rep. John Lewis and his life-long opposition to life, except his own, is a matter of full public record. Since 1997, John Lewis has voted in opposition to virtually EVERY pro-life measure.
Here are just a few:
In July 2003, John Lewis voted against the “Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act (H.R. 760 ).” This bill would “place a national ban on the abortion method in which a living baby is partly delivered alive outside the mother’s body before being killed.” The five-member Democrat delegation from Georgia split on this vote with John Lewis being one of the three “Nay” votes. The measure passed the full House by a vote of 282 “Yea” to 139 “Nay” and 13 not voting.
In 2006, John Lewis voted against the “Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act (H.R. 6099) .” This measure would “require every abortionist to provide, whenever a woman seeks an abortion past 20 weeks after fertilization, a government-prepared brochure that explains that there is “substantial evidence” that her unborn child will experience pain during the abortion.“
In 2011, John Lewis voted against The Protect Life Act (H.R. 358). This measure was intended to “prohibit any ObamaCare program from paying for elective abortion or health plans that cover elective abortion, and it would increase legal protections for pro-life health care providers who do not wish to participate in providing abortions.“
In 2012, John Lewis voted against H.R. 3541, Ominously, Rep. John Lewis voted AGAINST The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 3504). This measure would “enact an explicit requirement that a baby born alive during an abortion must be afforded “the same degree” of care that would apply ‘to any other child born alive at the same gestational age,’ including transportation to a hospital.”…
Rep. Lewis is idolized as a social justice icon. The height of hypocrisy is a man who built his iconic image on social justice but willfully aids and abets the genocidal campaign of abortion against his people. Rep. John Lewis is willing to get arrested to stop atrocities thousands of miles away yet shows no interest in stopping the wholesale slaughter of Black babies in his community.