SPAKOVSKY And PERRY: Kamala Harris Is Conveniently Overlooking A Glaring Fact About Abortion

In a speech at the NAACP’s annual convention in Atlantic City on July 18, Vice President Kamala Harris compared pro-lifers and the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned the court’s 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade, to the slave owners of the old South.

“Our country has a history of claiming ownership over human bodies,” she said. Harris has the historical reference correct, but has the analogy completely reversed. (RELATED: MCKENNA: Are Democrats On The Verge Of Making A Major Political Miscalculation?)

It is abortion supporters like Harris who deny the humanity of developing babies, just as slave owners denied the humanity of the men, women and children they owned. It is abortion supporters like Harris who believe that developing babies are property that can be disposed of based on, as she says, “the personal decision” of a woman, one that is “her right to make.”

How is that any different than the attitude of slave owners who treated their slaves like chattel and claimed that it was their right to dispose of them as they willed?

Answer: It’s not.

What is also astonishing is the reverence with which liberals like Harris treat Roe v. Wade,

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