Representative George Santos: “My mother had an abortion when she was pregnant with me, and I vowed right then and there to make sure no other child suffered the same fate.”
Senator Rick Scott: “Abortion is healthcare, so Americans have no right to it.”
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito: “I don’t think of myself as a ‘politician,’ actually. But, yeah, these pills should definitely be banned, and I’ll do so at the first opportunity.”
Mifepristone, more commonly known as the abortion pill, is a prescription drug that can end a pregnancy at 10 weeks or less. The Onion asked politicians why they are fighting to ban the drug, and this is what they said.