Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) agreed with MSNBC host Joy Reid that a Texas pro-life law protecting children who have a detectable fetal heartbeat from abortion places America on the precipice of becoming Gilead from “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
Reid opened the Tuesday episode of “The ReidOut” by implying that, instead of passing pro-life protections for the unborn, Texas lawmakers should focus on “lifesaving” measures like mask mandates for schoolchildren. “In Texas, you cannot mandate lifesaving masks to prevent the spread of COVID,” she said.
She called the Supreme Court’s originalist justices “terrifying harbingers of the future of Roe v. Wade,” before warning: “By next summer, we could be living in our own version of The Handmaid’s Tale.”
She then asked for the dystopian literary assessment of Senator Elizabeth Warren. “People think it’s hyperbolic when I tweet about The Handmaid’s Tale coming to America,” Reid admitted, “but I don’t think it seems hyperbolic now. Does it to you?”
“No,” Warren replied curtly.
The senator said that