With the confirmation hearings for President Joe Biden’s Department of Health and Human Services selection Xavier Becerra scheduled for Tuesday, a coalition of more than 60 pro-life leaders sent a joint letter urging the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions as well as the Finance Committee to reject the nomination.
“Xavier Becerra has been portrayed as moderate, but he is infamous among pro-lifers for his decades-long record as a vocal pro-abortion advocate. In Congress and as attorney general of California, Becerra not only joined pro-abortion efforts — he led them. President Biden could not have picked a more eager pro-abortion activist to head HHS and we urge senators to reject his nomination,” said Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser.
The coalition notably includes President of March for Life Action Tom McClusky, National Right to Life Committee President Carol Tobias, and President Thomas Glessner of the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates.
The letter states: