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Vice President Kamala Harris praised state Democratic attorneys common for “taking on” disaster being pregnant facilities, organizations that have been the topic of violent protests and vandalism over the summer time.
During her speech on the Democratic Attorneys General Association Conference in Milwaukee on Thursday, Harris praised the attorneys common as the highest regulation enforcement officers of their states who’re “fighting on the front lines to defend our rights.”
“You are also, of course, leading the fight to protect the freedom of women to make decisions about their own bodies,” Harris stated. “So as we all know, earlier this year in the Dobbs decision, the United States Supreme Court … took away a constitutional right that had been recognized from the people of America, from the women of America.”
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“You are taking on rightly, the crisis pregnancy centers, launching public education campaigns,” she continued. “And in the midst of the vast amount of confusion, the need of you as the truth tellers to sort out fiction from fact and combat misinformation and disinformation, which we all know often creates a situation that is ripe for predatory practice.”
Crisis being pregnant facilities have been below siege for a lot of the summer time for the reason that Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and returned the responsibility of constructing legal guidelines governing abortion to the states.
Violence started in May when a draft opinion signaling the court docket’s plan to overturn the landmark case. Within days, no less than 5 disaster being pregnant facilities have been attacked and dozens extra incidents adopted.
Last month, a disaster being pregnant heart in St. Paul, Minnesota, was vandalized, with individuals smashing home windows and spray-painting, “if abortion isn’t safe, neither are you.”
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The White House has beforehand denounced violence towards the facilities, telling Fox News Digital in June that “Violence and destruction of property have no place in our country under any circumstances, and the President denounces this action. We should all agree that actions like this are completely unacceptable regardless of our politics.”
Fox News’ Jessica Chasmar contributed to this report.