The President of the United States himself is violating federal law to kill unborn children in the womb.
Joe Biden announced that his administration will use Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals as centers for killing unborn children. The Department stated on friday that it plans to perform abortions in three situations: rape, incest, or when the mother’s life is in danger. This comes despite the fact that doctors clearly state that abortion is never a medical necessity.
The VA Secretary Dennis McDonough said the following in a public statement:
“Pregnant veterans and VA beneficiaries deserve to have access to world-class reproductive care when they need it most. That’s what our nation owes them, and that’s what we at VA will deliver.”
This is a patient safety decision. Pregnant Veterans and VA beneficiaries deserve to have access to world-class reproductive care when they need it most.
That’s what our nation owes them, and that’s what we at VA will deliver. https://t.co/rXPU5k9VOZ
— Office of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (@SecVetAffairs) September 2, 2022
How will they determine the veracity of the “rape,” “incest,” or “life-threatening,” situation? They say the last will be determined necessity by “careful consultation between VA health care providers and the Veterans they serve.” For rape and incest, they will base them on the word of the individual seeking an abortion.
For cases of rape or incest, the VA will use self-reporting from a veteran or beneficiary.
LifeNews spoke to an Oklahoma Senator who explained why the move violates federal law.
Senator James Lankford, a pro-life Republican from Oklahoma, says the move is illegal and previously sent a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Denis McDonough to share his concerns. Specifically, Biden’s move is illegal under federal law.
Section 106 of the Veterans Health Care Act of 1992 prohibits the VA from providing abortions.
Lankford warns in his letter, “Only Congress can change federal law, and Congress has held for the past 30 years that the VA is not permitted to offer abortion services… Abortion is not and will never be healthcare. Healthcare protects life. Abortion takes life. Instead of promoting the taking of human life, I would challenge you, and others within the VA, to respect the dignity of our veterans and all of their family members, including unborn children, by ensuring services provided and funded by the VA are focused on true healthcare consistent with federal law.”
This partisan move uses resources meant to support our armed forces to instead murder children. Moreover, the people don’t even support this. VA facilities are funded by taxpayer dollars and the majority of Americans oppose taxpayer funded abortion. This policy is sick and we need to make it cost them the elections in 2022, and 2024. This madness has to end.