Thursday, January 12, 2023

Democrats melt down after new bill requires care for babies born alive during failed abortions
The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act passed the House 220-210; Democrats were the only 'no' votes
Senior Democratic lawmakers took to Twitter shortly after the House passed the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which requires doctors to provide care for infants born alive after a failed abortion, to criticize the Republicans who supported the "extreme" bill.

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, and Vice President Kamala Harris were among those who responded.

"Today, instead of joining Democrats to condemn all political violence, [House Republicans] chose to push their extreme anti-choice agenda," Pelosi tweeted Wednesday. 

She added: "Democrats believe everyone deserves the freedom to access reproductive health services – without fear of violence, intimidation or harassment."

Pelosi, who retired from Democratic leadership after Republicans retook the majority in the 2022 midterm elections, repeated her remarks...Read more, see tweets and video hero.

One of the Biggest Workers Strikes in History Could Happen This Year
Matt Vespa / Townhall Tipsheet

Everyone is going on strike. From The New York Times to railroad workers and hospital nurses, workers from many industries are demanding they get theirs as companies renegotiate contracts. Some might have legitimate grievances, but it’s had an impact. The strikes that cripple liberal media outlets can go on forever, as far as I’m concerned. Seven thousand nurses on strike have impacted New York City’s hospital system, while a railway strike, which was averted through an act of Congress, could have crippled up to a third of the US economy. Yet, another strike could impact American shipping, which has been in the works for months.

UPS is preparing its workers for a strike as Teamsters officials prepare to negotiate new terms, and if talks collapse, it could lead to one of the most significant labor union strikes in history. The contract between the union and UPS is set to expire in July of 2023. In September, CNN Business reported that trouble was brewing, with observers conceding that a strike was likely to happen. They went through the numbers. Six...Read more here.