Elizabeth Warren slapped with math lesson
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D‑Mass.) was mocked on social media Wednesday after she claimed a bill to codify abortion was the result of a minority ruling the majority.
The Senate failed to advance the Women’s Health Protection Act by a 51-to-49 vote. Sen. Joe Manchin (D‑W.Va.), who voted with the Republican Party, explained he would not support the bill because it went beyond simply codifying abortion into federal law. According to Manchin, the bill would effectively overturn hundreds of state laws.
What did Warren say?
After the bill was defeated, Warren claimed the Senate filibuster must be eliminated. Her reason? Because the vote demonstrated minority-rule.
“I believe in democracy, and I don’t believe the minority should have the ability to block things that the majority want to do. That’s not in the Constitution,” Warren told reporters.
“What we’re talking about right now are the individual rights and liberties of ha …