Del Marsh

Sen. Del Marsh, R-Anniston, speaks to reporters at the State House in Montgomery on Wednesday about the prospects for a lottery referendum and a solution to a Medicaid funding shortfall.

For obvious reasons, there shouldn't have been any doubt that Alabama Sen. Del Marsh, R-Anniston, was a pro-life politician who would disagree with any attempts to expand abortion rights in the United States.

If there is doubt, this should end it.

Marsh, president pro tem of the state Senate, has gone full-bore at U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Birmingham, who in 2018 voted against the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act that would have made abortions after 20 weeks of gestation a federal crime. In the op-ed above and a collection of recent Facebook posts, Marsh (and whoever runs his social-media sites) has dropped any veil of moderation and used words such as "killing" and "murder." Here's an example:

Here's another:

And here's another:

Sounds like 2020 is getting closer, doesn't it?

-- Phillip Tutor