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tv   U.S. Senate Sen. Chuck Schumer on Abortion Rights Same- Sex Marriage  CSPAN  September 14, 2022 10:24pm-10:40pm EDT

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gathered at the white house to celebrate the passage of our job creating agenda, the other party, the maga republicans spent their day introducing a nationwide ban on abortion. at the american people want to know the difference is between the two parties are, look no further. w at the extreme maga republicans. moments a lower inflation. one party what's a lower inflation and help families make ends meet to tackle the generational challenges we face. it passed major legislation to that effect, now law. so you know republicans are dangerously out of touch.
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initial theme more mainstream heaven help us joe starks street reart. art portion of the republican party herbert truly extreme and abused on a woman's right to choose. in the few months of the dobbs decision republican state legislatures in place like indiana, south carolina and others have introduced or enacted new abortion restrictions with alarmingly few exceptions of rape or incest.s in this chamber senate republicans spent years confirming judges hostile to dofreedom of choice. including three sitting supreme court justices who joined with the majority in overturning roe. they then a majority leader out minority leader mcconnell has
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repeatedly said his great accomplishments brings judges on the court. to overturn roe v wade to the american people want that? i don't think so. from the hemming and hawing we heard from republicans where they stand onir the issue settig aside yesterday's proposal the fact is 45 senate republicans including leader remain cosponsors of another nationwide abortion previously introduced. told usa today earlier this year thator without row proposals for nationwide ban onds abortion wee now possible, his words. they want mcconnell overturn to
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them as a nationwide ban on abortion? i don't think so. now running away from what the real beliefs are. they're like the dog who caught the bus. for years they push to make this happen. unfortunately to the detriment of 100 million american women. it happened and now you don't know quite what to do. they're not backing off their horrible principles but they want to hide from it at the same time. now how unpopular it is. to show where the party is at, almost immediately after the court overturned row, mike pence
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abortion is illegal everywhere. that means a nationwide ban does not leave it up to the states. 'double lunches this last night's tank national abortion ban is profoundly more important in republican-t short-term interest rate that's part of the republican party. new stuff parts of the rights. even if someone like pence is not always get along with trump feels compelled to say that extreme to take that extreme position. lest we forget focused nearly every senate republican nearly every senate republican party voted patient national abortion bands in 2020, in 2018, 2015. one of these about specific consent of colette handpiece the nationwide ban again yesterday,
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said quote these pieces of legislation will continue to be advanced until they pass. how do we know republicans up at a national c abortion ban on the floor if they control the senate? not only because technically i'm committed to doing it, they have done it before. three times and they will do it again if they get the majority. in america beware.s america beware. the truth is hard to grasp. republicans did not care about leaving abortion in the hands of the state. no way. do not care that a majority of americans supported row and support abortion rights. republicans care about deep doubt is the mid-18th of choice, across america. and they are already at work right now on legislation as we heard yesterday that will take us down that terrible, terrible path. while comments might be at the american people are not going to
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be fooled by republicans au desperate attempts to seem mainstream. you cannot fake your way through an issue so personal and so important as a woman's right to make her own health care choices. they're not going to be able to run, duck, bob, weave, tie themselves in pretzel knots. it clear again yesterday people will know the republican view. abolish abortion everywhere. that is not going to change no matter what some on the other side might think. now come on the positive impacts of the democratic agenda a much happier note. as a set a moment ago at mr. president will maga republicans spent yesterday touting their extremes agenda, democrats focus on the things that matter right now. lowering costs, creating good paying jobs, and protecting our planet for future generations.
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has not been law for even a month. not just a month. already at spurring new investments that will generate years if not decades of robust economic activity in industries that will stay here in america. here in america not in china, not else for very long time. a remarkable number of energy automotive and cleantech sectors have announced they're either approving or accelerating to grow their businesses. one the most significant areas nuof activity and infection. so personal growing demand for electric vehicles. china is dominated battery manufacturing for tomorrow we are bringing these jobs back to america. just talking about it, and doing it on lg for instance have teamed up with the best of new
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battery plants with an annual production of 40 gw eight. i've announced that he might accelerate their timetable for building state of the art plants in savannah, georgia. plans covering started early next year now they say could happen sooner. it's the votes of people the activity of people that have made that happen. benefits of our bill will extend solar energy predicts 2027 u.s. solar market will grow 40% more than expected thanks to the inflation reduction act. numerous companies focus on renewables, carbon capture heat pumps have a flurry of investments. very often citing our bills now law, the ira.
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all these examples are something important. these are the jobs of tomorrow. they're going to stick up for decades as a country makes a transition away from fossil fuels and toward the cleaner forms of energy. the impact will be felt everywhere. it's going to take millions of workers installed these technologies in our homes and ucoffices. because so much of this to be these will be good paying jobs at good wages with good benefits. sing up the middle class but keeping those where there are many others climbing that ladder to get into the middle class and stay there. it's a wonderful beautiful thing. in a certain sense we did the right thing. making sure our planet does not burn up. i get so many other effects like good paying jobs and strengthening the middle class.
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and had we not taken action to encourage his investment many of these jobs would've gone overseas to asia, to europe. america would've lost out. instead we have a real chance to lead the wayt, again. this, mr. president is the result of democrats leading theu way here in congress. we are proud. every one of us is proud of the steps we have taken to lower energy costs. for real future in the country give working families a chance to point up those ladders to get that middleut class. it's all about restoring the sunny optimism. as with the core of her for so long. we democrats had it has not passed us by. best of our future is yet to come. on marriage equality,
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mr. president, over the past few month both sides have engaged in good conversations about how to pass marriage equality into law. i hope for tens of million of americans be at least ten republicans vote with us to pass this important bill soon. democrats are ready to make it happen and willing to debate reasonable compromises on the specifics. always on the other side to join us around the country, the feeling is sinking and this is h dark time for individual rights. codifying marriage equality two of the best things to provide a piece of mine. lgbtq who are married into their families, to the friends extends way beyond the individual couple who is married. it's an issue that hits home for many of us in the chamber including me. if we ever find ourselves in the
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awful situation marriage equality overturned by the supreme court, i daresay the vast majority would seek impacts on our own personal lives with a personal lives of our close family and friends in one way or another. it would be risky perhaps foolish to think such a day would never come. maybe a few months ago people were without that. justice thomas but his cards on the table. he said he is very open that the supreme court's decision protecting same-sex marriage should be reconsidered often when justice thomas, says that the other four maga republicans are thinking the same thing. to anyone who says but the high court would never be so reckless to overturn decisions protect the fundamental right of millions of people, always say
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to this is wake up. look what they did, look what they did in the dobbs decision. i wasn't marriage equality in the senate is all about making never, never, materializes. tens of millions of americans will breathe a huge sigh of relief if we do this. it is the right thing to do. we know on the long path towards greater quality but we know the constitution rights of americans were enslaved. white mail protestant property owner that would vote you and me out mr. president. most americans are proud that we have made progress. there are some dark forces
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encapsulated in republican so many of whom are a in thi chamber. went to take steps backward but were not going to let it happen we should not let it happen. i truly hope for the sake of tens of millions of americans will be at least ten republicans and vote with us to pass this very, very important bill. i yield the floor. correct senate minority mitch mcconnell spoke about the economy combating violent crime and the russia ukraine war during his remarks on the senate session. america people number one priority runaway inflation smashing family budgets and crushing our economy. yesterday the latest inflation reports show soaring prices are still completely out of control.


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