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-- the battle over a strict new abortion bell getting back underway today in Texas Capitol this morning.
After hundreds of protesters cheered on and intense filibuster that played out last week it was led by democratic state senator.
And I didn't have blue and move into making him lose -- Including.
Named ruby the end of the road again.
Democrats defeating a bill.
That bans abortions after the twenty -- the week of pregnancy.
And places in new restrictions.
Republicans have promised that the vote is -- go through quick and easy this time once they get it to the floor which is what -- prevent it with their filibuster.
But Texas Democrats say that the GOP is using this bill for their own political game.
People who do have grown wearied.
Our politicians trying to boost their -- political careers on.
On the backs of women by by bullying them and others honestly in order to promote agendas that help them personally.
These are matters of personal liberty.
In Texas we hold very dear to intrusions against our personal liberty -- fight very hard against fat.
And we will fight as we begin the session again on Monday.
And -- powers -- Daily Beast columnists in a Fox News contributor Tucker Carlson.
Is the editor of the daily caller co host of FOX & Friends on the weekend walk on to both of you.
Good morning hey you know every it's used to -- one -- issue saying that that governor Perry's doing this for political gain he's a very long -- name has -- on the scene for a long time but I think most people had never heard of Wendy Davis before this whole thing came about.
So I suppose -- the same thing could be said of her.
Well the same thing could be said correctly of all politicians I mean to be shocked to find politics.
It -- in your political system as a little disingenuous.
I mean we don't begrudge businesses the desire to make money that's.
What they do and we shouldn't be shocked when politicians want to win elections it's a silly critique.
The truth is -- -- watching the democratic party's one non negotiable here which is abortion so.
Almost anything else can be negotiated closing -- we know what we're -- we'll debate that tax rates will debate that warrantless wiretapping they went back on that.
Banning post viability abortions but if the buck stops there were Democrats abortion is the one issue on which there is no movement at all and that's exactly -- -- watching so.
You know it's interesting I guess this one word for it but when you take a look at the polls.
In Texas -- -- 62%.
Of the people that were polled.
Are in favor of this band there's the numbers prohibiting abortions after twenty weeks.
So what support 47% some strongly support -- anyway sorry.
You can see the 15% number -- -- it to 62%.
In support of this skiers and added twenty to 25 states to depending on how you break it down already have a -- like this in place.
Why is this is Tucker it is proposing -- such a non negotiable.
On on the democratic side.
I have no idea -- other than to say I'd maybe they're doing it to please Planned Parenthood or something like that I have but it.
Or -- I I'm gonna have to say they sincerely believe it's okay.
Babies after 22 weeks which is just for twenty weeks in this case.
You know I think that it's.
There's so many things that are wrong with this is kind of hard to know where to start honestly act and it's very hard to listen to her talk about the bullying.
And you know as -- as if as if a she speaks for women first of all she doesn't you just cited the polls they didn't they -- our national polls actually that show sixty something percent.
Americans opposing second trimester abortions and 80%.
Third trimester I think if you put -- weeks -- you're gonna get pretty high.
Opposition including you know 50% of women so that the idea that this person is heralded as a hero.
Supporting I remember also there is actually an exception for the -- amount is so we're talking about healthy -- You know and and to me that this is very very dark -- -- in I mean Christian raises a great point -- in terms of the movement on this issue and we look at all the states that have already passed it twenty weeks is this -- final months pregnant.
You know -- is it.
Very far along in this process and and it is.
You wonder at some point do Democrats look at this as an issue that they should be more negotiable on and what it doesn't seem to have hurt that I -- It is one of the issues that comes up when you look at how -- -- -- wouldn't they with this kind of support of it.
We'll -- I mean I let me just I think it's important distinction between the Democratic Party rank and file Democrats I think there.
Plenty of individual Democrats I know a lot of them I think I think estimated one of them who are troubled by this really really troubled by it.
But the Democratic Party as an institutional question as -- -- -- its platform.
And it's operational.
Behavior is foursquare.
On moving behind unlimited right to abortion up to birth period I mean that is the official position.
And they're not moving on it's it's what it's -- I think it's one of these things that fifty years from now.
You know they're gonna feel bad about it I think we're all gonna feel really really bad about this.
But right now frankly the Republicans are intimidated they don't want to seem like they're attacking women on an outside of Texas I don't see a lot of momentum for bills like this.
I mean you know -- she has cloaked it to a certain extent in you know always going to be.
Denying women health care because they're gonna lose a number of these clinics but that makes you just wonder.
How many of these clinics are surviving on the fact that they that they are performing abortions -- so many of them would have to close.
If indeed it were able to pass.
-- it's also.
Question I had -- after she'd been.
It's questionable whether that's even sure I mean that they pass a very similar bill Pennsylvania after costs now and they're quotes from the that pro abortion people saying -- abortion -- people saying.
Most if not all the clinics would close and five out of thirty foreclosed so.
They do make these claim they do exaggerate these claims great point great point -- and thank you very much Tucker many thanks Alcides Atlantic -- -- --
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