There is such a thing as a pro-life Democrat. In fact, they make up around 22 percent of the Democratic Party. Also, eight percent of self-described liberal Democrats claim to be pro-life.
However, as NBC News correspondent Steven Kornacki notes, only three members of the House Democratic Caucus is pro-life:
3 of 193 (1.6%) of House Dems are now anti-abortion, while according to Pew 22% of Democratic voters are: pic.twitter.com/I79b68oMyu
— Steve Kornacki (@SteveKornacki) March 20, 2018
That number could drop. Pro-life Democrat Rep. Dan Lipinski of Illinois is facing a primary challenge he may lose.
The Washington Free Beacon’s Paul Crookston writes: “Many Democratic lawmakers had held pro-life views even years after the 1973 Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade granted a constitutional right to abortion in certain cases. If Lipinski is voted out, only 1 percent of House Democrats would be pro-life.”
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