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At March for Life, Jubilation Over Scott Brown

The members of Congress addressing the annual March for Life are hitting a common theme -- that the election in Massachusetts represented a watershed moment in

Darren Mcpherson
Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Jan 22, 2010

The members of Congress addressing the annual March for Life are hitting a common theme — that the election in Massachusetts represented a watershed moment in anti-abortion politics, and that the health care bill is dead as a result.

“We have won a battle by defeating Obamacare with the help of the voters of Massachusetts last Tuesday,” said Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), drawing a huge cheer from the crowd. “They’re going to hope you aren’t as involved in three or six months, and then they’ll come up with something just as bad as the bill that was defeated in the Massachusetts election.”

“The socialized medicine bill was a serious threat to life,” said Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.), “and deliverance came from a strange quarter indeed–Massachusetts.”

“Are we empowered by Massachusetts?” asked Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-Md.).”Yes, yes, yes! Okay!”

“You made the difference in ensuring an ill-fated and pro-abortion health care bill will not become the law of this land,” said Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.)

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) was possibly the most enthusiastic about the special election. “Thank you Massachusetts!” he said. “Thank you for helping us kill that anti-life bill! You delivered a teachable moment on Tuesday.”

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