nearvideo Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: the Most controversial statements
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, is known for her strong opinions. Here’s a look back at a few of their most controversial statements.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, accused Twitter of the character-restrictions-and the reading skills of its critics — after getting called out for spreading misinformation about the newly-signed ban on abortion in Alabama.
The New York Democrat used to criticize the social media platform, the law, almost all abortions signed by the Governor on Wednesday and bandits in the state. The same law also makes performing an abortion a crime, punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison, unless the health of the mother is at risk, with no exceptions for women impregnated through rape or incest.
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“The Alabama legislature that all abortions w imprisonment a crime punishable by law, including women victims of rape+incest,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote in a tweet.
“Of course, no additional penalties for rapists. It’s going to [Governor Kay Ivey ‘ s] Desk. You decide the future of women’s rights in Alabama.”
The tweet was immediately called, of the conservative commentators who have pointed out that the law specifically against abortion providers, and is designed to punish the women.
“That’s a lie,” tweeted the Daily Wire Michel Knowles, citing a part of the law, in particular, that fixes the Problem.
“Section 5. No woman after an abortion or tried to carried out the criminal law to be performed or civilly liable. Furthermore, no doctor has confirmed the serious health danger for the mother of the child is criminally or civilly responsible for these actions,” read the bill’s text.
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“Everything about this tweet from @AOC in the wrong,” wrote Caleb Hull. “Women who get abortions in Alabama, NOT with prison time under the new Heartbeat bill. It doctors, the convicted in prison if they perform illegal abortions are a crime, not pregnant women.”
Ocasio-Cortez not admit their mistakes and instead went to the debt of the social media platform to ensure that the space is limited.
“It is a crime, punishable with prison, [including] cases of women who become pregnant through rape or incest. Twitter is 280 [characters] – read the context clues in the grammar of the tweet,” she tweeted.
“But it’s good to know you’re here to promote the criminalization of medical aid, the victims of rape and incest! good work.”
They also challenged those who claimed that women would face felony charges, which means that you overlook the fact that the women were able to medical employees face charges for the provision of services in connection with abortion.
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The Alabama abortion ban sparked a debate across the country, argued the critics, is that it will go too far, while more conservative people, who say that the law targets legitimately abortion provider.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which vowed to sue you, the law was passed in the Senate on Tuesday, and reiterated to sue the plan on Wednesday.
A similar pro-life law was passed in Georgia, with Gov. Brian Kemp signing of the “heartbeat” bill into law, which prohibits abortions is detected in the state after a stroke, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. The law allows exceptions in the case of rape, incest or when the mother’s life is in danger.