Of the 14 members of Congress pictured below during the President’s signing of the Executive Order on abortion funding, only six survived the Midterm elections:
Jonathan Imbody speculates if the President may have intentionally thrown pro-life Democrats under the bus. After all, there will be very few (in fact, hardly any) pro-life Democrats in the next Congress. In that sense, Obama’s executive order did accomplish something: it sealed the fate of these formerly pro-life representatives.
May this serve as a warning the next time pro-life officials are tempted to compromise their principles.