Catholic League president Bill Donohue has blasted President Joe Biden’s nomination of Xavier Becerra to serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services, calling him “a menace to life and liberty.”
In a searing essay Thursday, Dr. Donohue lays out 16 reasons why Becerra should not be confirmed for the post, including his feverish promotion of abortion at any time up to birth, his support for doctor-assisted suicide, and his serial attacks on religious freedom.
“It would be impossible to find a more enthusiastic advocate of abortion-on-demand,” Donohue writes, and Becerra’s extremist views on the practice place him well outside the mainstream.
The Catholic League is not alone in opposing the confirmation of Becerra. An ad released Thursday from Heritage Action for America notes that Becerra “supports government run health care,” “sued Catholic nuns” as California attorney general, and would “decriminalize illegal immigration.” The ad also says that Becerra is