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Cory Booker Pledges White House Office Dedicated To Expanding Abortion Rights

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Amid a heated national abortion debate, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Corey Booker (D-NJ) is unveiling sweeping a campaign platform that entails the development of a White Office devoted to advancing abortion rights.

“On Day One, I will create a White House Office of Reproductive Freedom, charged with coordinating and affirmatively advancing abortion rights and access to reproductive health care across my Administration, addressing all barriers to full reproductive autonomy, such as access to health care, including maternal and infant health quality, affordable child care, and comprehensive paid family leave,” Booker vowed in a statement Tuesday.

“It has never been more important to stand in solidarity and join the fight to ensure that all women have access to reproductive health care and abortion rights. These far-right attacks on women’s rights must be understood as an attack on all of our rights.”

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The New Jersey Democrat’s plan would annul President Donald Trump’s pro-life executive orders that prohibit federal funds from assisting organizations that promote or provide abortions, mandate employer health plans to cover the cost of contraception and repeal the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funds to pay for abortion except to save the lie of a woman of if pregnancy arises from incest or rape.

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Booker’s abortion campaign pledge comes after pro-life laws in Alabama, Ohio and Georgia sparked upheaval amongst pro-choice activists and feminists groups over the states’ restriction of abortion to the first few weeks or the illegalization of abortion altogether.

Last week, the presidential contender also penned a proposal for GQ warning men that women deserve autonomy of their bodies.
“Men, it’s on us to listen, to speak out, and to take action. Not because women are our mothers, sisters, wives or friends – but because women are people. And all people deserve to control their own bodies,” Booker wrote.

Democrats are increasingly explicit in their support for killing unborn children at any stage of pregnancy and are even attempting to deny adequate normal medical care to born children.

In January, New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a legalizing abortion until the ninth month, and even after the unborn child is viable, terminating the procedure is permitted so long as the abortionist makes a “reasonable and good-faith judgment” that the abortion will protect the pregnant women’s health.

Earlier this year in Virginia, state legislator Kathy Tran introduced legislation that would make abortion legal even at term and in the middle of birth. Governor Ralph Northam supports that legislation, arguing abortions late in the pregnancy would be performed in cases in which the unborn child is severely deformed and parents should be permitted to withhold medical care if the infants are fully delivered.

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Democrat Congressman Dismisses Low Black Unemployment under Trump

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Even with Black unemployment at its lowest rate in nearly 50 years under the Trump administration’s watch, South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn dismissed these numbers.

Clyburn said these numbers are “not true” because Blacks “were fully employed during slavery.” So, “it all depends on how you measure” it, he asserted.

On Fox News’s Your World With Neil Cavuto, host Neil Cavuto chatted with Clyburn about the Trump economy. Clyburn asked whether the president’s policies are beneficial to Black Americans.

“Let’s leave the words aside,” stated Cavuto.  “Whether you like his [Trump’s] style or not, or tweets or not, or comments or not,  he’s delivered the goods for a lot of African-Americans has he not? With record-low unemployment levels for one group or another. Among Africa-Americans, you don’t think that’s something constructive?”

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Clyburn, who voted to impeach Trump back in December, said, “Come on, Neil.  No, no, it’s not true.   I’m saying that the African-American unemployment is not the lowest it’s ever been unless you count slavery.”

“We were fully employed during slavery,” claimed Clyburn. “So it all depends on how you measure this up.”

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the national unemployment rate for African American workers, 16 years and older, was 5.4% in August 2019.  Michael W. Chapman of CNS New said this was the lowest rate in recorded history.

The BLS data for African American begins in 1972, almost 50 years ago.  According to a chart that Chapman posted, the unemployment rate numbers from July through December 2019 were in the 5’s range — 5.9, 5.4, 5.5, 5.5, 5.6 and 5.9. In January 2020, the rate was 6.0 percent.

Clearly Democrat elected officials are in denial about Trump’s economic success.

However, if the Trump administration wants to win black votes, it will need to push immigration restriction given how unskilled labor tends to displace black labor.

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