Manchin is a remnant of a type of politician who used to be common in national politics — the Democratic centrist with an immigrant family history who identifies strongly with the Catholic Church.
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The vote sets up a standoff between the Senate and House as they try to hammer out a compromise version of the normally noncontroversial legislation.
Several locales have in recent years considered or adopted “buffer zones” around abortion facilities that limit free speech in the protected areas.
Mexico City Policy and Hyde and Weldon Amendments are targeted for exclusion.
Opponents of the bill argued on Thursday that it would be especially harmful to women, forcing them to accommodate biological men identifying as transgender women in locker rooms and sports.
The effort comes after Rep. Adriano Espillat, D-N.Y., a Dominican-American and Catholic, introduced H.R. 97 Jan. 4, “To abolish the death penalty under Federal law.”
While the outcome still might hinge on a pair of January runoff elections in Georgia, a Republican majority would brake a Biden administration legislatively and on judicial and cabinet appointments.
Barrett will be the sixth practicing Catholic justice at the Supreme court, joining Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Thomas, Samuel Alito, Sonia Sotomayor, and Brett Kavanaugh.
Several pro-life groups supported the brief, including Alliance Defending Freedom, March for Life Action, and National Right to Life.