Abrams fetal heartbeat comments draw GOP ire in House hearing

Recent comments made by Georgia’s Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams regarding fetal heartbeats were a hot topic among GOP lawmakers on Thursday during a House Oversight Committee hearing examining abortion restrictions across the country.  Abrams has faced heavy criticism from the right following a comment she made last week during a panel discussion in Atlanta.  … Read more

McConnell downplays impact of abortion politics on battle for the Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday downplayed the impact of abortion politics on the battle for the Senate majority, predicting that the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade will play differently in different states.   McConnell has sought to make the 2022 midterm elections a referendum on President Biden by focusing on … Read more

Stacey Abrams Enrages Republicans By Citing Science On ‘Fetal Heartbeats’

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams caused a stir among conservatives this week for repeating what medical experts have said about so-called “fetal heartbeats” at six weeks of pregnancy. “There is no such thing as a heartbeat at six weeks,” Abrams, who is running a campaign centered on abortion access to unseat Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R), … Read more