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    Murkowski will introduce resolution that could effectively enshrine abortion into US Constitution

    By AlaskaWatchman.com

    On the 48th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that legalized abortion across the nation, Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski announced, Jan. 22, that she will introduce a resolution in the U.S. Senate to approve the Equal Rights Amendment which many believe would effectively enshrine abortion into the U.S. Constitution.

    Murkowski, who has increasingly aligned herself with radical pro-abortion and LGBTQ activists boasted about her “legislation,” which has long enjoyed the support of liberal Democrats.

    The Equal Rights Amendment appears rather redundant, but both supporters and opponents admit it will likely fundamentally change abortion law, while expanding LGBTQ rights and eroding religious liberties. It states simply: “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”

    Many political liberals and conservatives agree, that in addition to enshrining abortion in the U.S. Constitution the Equal Rights Amendment could easily be interpreted by federal courts to expand the military draft to women, ban sex-segregated prisons, and eliminate female only restrooms. In short, it would open Pandora’s box to a massive roll back of pro-life laws, and the rapid advance of special LGBTQ rights that violate religious liberties and free speech.

    Murkowski’s resolution is jointly sponsored by Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland – a radical pro-abortion advocate.

    Introduced in 1972, the Equal Rights Amendment (or ERA) required 38 states to ratify it before 1979. Only 35 states agreed before the deadline had passed. That, however, has not stopped liberal activists from pushing the agenda.

    Last year Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the ERA, although seven states have since rescinded their ratification and so it remains a legal question as to whether the 38-state threshold (which is three-fourths of all states) has been achieved. While three states ratified the ERA after the 1979 deadline, supporters of the measure say that should not matter.

    Murkowski’s joint resolution mirrors a measure passed by the Democratic lead U.S. House last year, and reintroduced this year. Both resolutions state that the ERA’s deadline is null and void.

    Murkowski introduced a similar resolution last year after the House passed its version, but the Republican-controlled Senate let it die in committee. Now with Vice President Kamala Harris able to cast a tie breaking vote in the evenly divided Senate, Murkowski’s resolution to nix the deadline will have new life with a Democratic controlled Senate.

    But even if the Senate votes to support of the Equal Rights Amendment resolution, it is likely that the dispute over the deadline will go before the U.S. Supreme Court. The high court would also need to determine whether the seven states that have since rescinded their ratification are still on the hook.

    Murkowski’s resolution will be jointly sponsored by Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland. Cardin is a radical abortion advocate. He even opposed a law that would have required doctors to offer medical treatment to babies who survived an attempt to kill them through abortion.

    “As we begin a new Congress, I can think of no better legislation to lead with than one that removes impediments to find ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment,” Murkowski stated Jan. 22. “After years of work alongside Senator Cardin, I urge my colleagues to join us in ensuring equality for all.”

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    Joel Davidson
    Joel is Editor-in-Chief of the Alaska Watchman. Joel is an award winning journalist and has been reporting for over 20 years, He is a proud father of 8 children, and lives in Palmer, Alaska.

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    1. It’s time folks! Time to get Murkowski OUT of politics! Especially for Alaska!!
      I wonder if her mother or father felt the same way that she does about life!! Or if they had ever considered it!!

    2. The child in the womb has equal humanity and equal human rights.

      Pretending a right to murder the child in order for women to be like men, actually dismisses the woman’s true God given rights as a woman and a mother. Child sacrifice is a demonic religion, embraced by those who actively destroy actual God given human rights.

    3. Murkowski will stand before The GOD of heaven and Earth for her enshrine and and answer to the GOD of ALL creation and she won’t be able to speak a word and she will be judged eternally for her sins!!!!!!!

    4. “As we begin a new Congress, I can think of no better legislation to lead with than one that removes impediments to find ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment,” Murkowski stated Jan. 22. “After years of work alongside Senator Cardin, I urge my colleagues to join us in ensuring equality for all.”
      The Moloch of Alaska. Lead off with your “…ensuring equality for all” —except our little defenseless brothers and sisters.
      Asking our Lord to send down his Holy Spirit upon all of Congress and enlighten its’ members to the truth of the beauty of every person, born and waiting to be born. Amen. Lord have mercy on America.

    5. Geez Murkowski… I hope you’re not one of the ones that eat them too….it’s just so disgusting. They sale and harvest their parts….do you get a cut of that too? I hear adrenachrome is very expensive. Big bucks. Good thing fake president Biden reigns over a very tiny nation. Where will you be when the Real President Trump of the Republic is back in charge…. oh my mistake… he still is.

    6. SO…she must be one of the ones that are making money off dead baby body parts…get her GONE! I am hoping there’s an INDICTMENT WITH HER NAME ON IT! SICK OF IT!

    7. Well, maybe this will be treated as untouchable and as sacred as the freedom of religion and the 2nd amendment. What part of “shall not be infringed” don’t you understand? If civil authorities can infringe on gun ownership, and close down churches, even with what the 1st and 2nd amendments state clearly, I have hope that adding this equal rights amendment can and will be equally ignored.

    8. It is obvious she doesn’t care about the wishes of her constituents. I have contacted her many times over the years about issues and never heard a reply… I also had an incident in the 90’s at the restaurant I worked at, when she and her father, then Senator Frank M. came in for dinner. We were completely packed, no tables available, and she said, “don’t you know who this is?” (referring to her father) and demanded a table. I asked her if she wanted us to throw someone off a table so she could have one, then suggested they go out for a drink and come back in a half hour and we should have a table for her. She did back down and they did as I suggested. But, since then I have known that she thinks she is more important than working people.

    9. I have contacted Sen Murkowski today for the ERA issue and for the impeachment trial. I spoke my mind and implored her to not advance this resolution! As Michael H has stated above, my past contacts to her have also resulted in nothing of substance. I did receive a canned reply many months later. What does it really take to convince her or any of our elected officials that their constituents are unhappy with their voting choices? I am naive in my thinking I suppose that we are actually listened to:(

      • Most of the D & R people in DC attend their sessions to show out which one can do the best talking. Mostly the D & Rs are on the same side, all out to gather their own nest feathers–keep their status cushy. Interests of the states they are elected to represent are secondary to their own status and self promotion. All a person has to do to get the picture is watch and listen to the R Speakers over the decades. Behind their backs they are holding hands with the Ds. We the People are left in the dust while the travesty train moves on with the DC crowd wining and dining and yapping on the tax dollar. Public servants? I think, not. Signed: The Cynic.

    10. This is the first time since 1969, when my dad moved us to Alaska to work as a helicopter pilot on the North Slope, I can say, that I am ashamed of being an Alaskan. I have been told that she graduated from the Catholic school in Fairbanks. I had donated many times to that school. I am also sorry to admit that. I will pray that God awakens her heart.

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