"To be actively pro-life is to contribute to the renewal of society through the promotion of the common good. It is impossible to further the common good without acknowledging and defending the right to life, upon which all the other inalienable rights of individuals are founded and from which they develop." ~ Pope John Paul II, The Gospel of Life, n.101
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"Senate Democrats are protecting sex traffickers in their allegiance to promoting abortion on demand - this is inexcusable."
~ Connie Mackey, Vice President of Government Affairs, Family Research Council
Washington, D.C. - Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) is currently holding up legislation that the U.S. House of Representatives approved unanimously on December 14. The bill, H.R. 972, targets purchasers of illegal sex acts and the traffickers who exploit the victims domestically. The End Demand for Sex Trafficking Act focuses on halting the trafficking of people, primarily women and children, in the United States for the purposes of prostitution and sexual slavery. In the Senate, Senator Biden is trying to attach language that would allow taxpayer funds to go to foreign organizations that perform and promote abortion, including coercive abortions.
Connie Mackey, Vice President of Government Affairs for the Family Research Council, released the following statement:
"I applaud Rep. Smith (R-NJ), for introducing and championing this legislation that finally targets the exploiters in the illegal sex slave trade in the U.S. Unfortunately, Senate Democrats are protecting sex traffickers in their allegiance to promoting abortion on demand - this is inexcusable.
"Senator Biden appears to be so beholden to pro-abortion organizations that he is willing to halt this legislation. His blind allegiance to the pro-abortion lobby enables sex traffickers to continue their exploitive and horrific trade. This is unacceptable for a member of the United States Senate and he should lift his hold on this crucial legislation without further delay."