‘I Don’t Mean To Be Rude’

Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Sen. John Kennedy (D-LA) questioned witnesses about Late Term Abortion.

Town Hall.com. “During his time to ask the witnesses questions, Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) asked “do you support it being legal to abort an unborn child up to the moment of birth,” a pretty straightforward question. One witness called by the Democrats, however, sought to play games with the senator.

After a long pause, Professor Michele Goodwin responded with her claim that “Senator Kennedy, it is not a yes or no question,” before offering another typical pro-abortion talking point that “I support women like Ms. Zurawski,” speaking of another witness called by the Democrats. 

Seeking to reclaim his time, Kennedy interjected by pointing out “no, ma’am, no ma’am, I don’t–I think it is a yes or no question,” leading to a back and forth with a witness who would not admit she and the Democratic Party that invited her to speak believe in abortion up until birth.

Kennedy offered her an even more direct question to answer, pointing out “I’m just trying to understand your perspective, and I’m not accusing you of this, but, you know, people sort of talk around this issue,” as he highlighted a key pro-abortion position of those who try to hide from and even outright claim they don’t actually support abortion up until birth. 

“If there were a bill that said that a woman has an unfettered right to abort an unborn baby for any reason up to the moment of birth, do you vote yes or would you vote no?”

The witness’ non-answers only got more ridiculous from there. “Senator Kennedy, I refuse to be shackled by your question,” she responded with. “What I have answered is that there are conditions that occur during–”

Senator John Kennedy, Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, Apr. 26, 2023

Meanwhile, in Nebraska…