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AOC says Texas pro-choice group donations ‘spiked’ after Sarah Palin feud

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., mentioned she raised over $300,000 for abortion rights teams in Texas following the state’s new legislation banning abortions after six weeks of being pregnant.

Democrats are blasting the Texas Heartbeat Act, or S.B. 8, signed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in Might, which prohibits all abortions as soon as a fetal heartbeat could be detected, often round six weeks, and likewise offers people the appropriate to sue abortion clinics or those that assist ladies get abortions within the state. The Supreme Courtroom dominated final week in a 5-Four determination that the legislation may stay in impact. 

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Since Sept. 1, Ocasio-Cortez’s e-mail and social media campaigns highlighting the difficulty have introduced in $300,000 in donations for organizations “offering a lot wanted sources to people in search of abortion care in Texas,” her marketing campaign staff introduced in a press launch Friday.

The discharge mentioned fundraising had “spiked” after Sarah Palin’s Fox Information interview, by which Palin slammed Ocasio-Cortez for referring to ladies as “menstruating” individuals.

Ocasio-Cortez had tweeted Wednesday: “The gutting of Roe v Wade imperils each menstruating individual within the US, each one who engages in intercourse, and each one who values our constitutional proper to privateness. Only one purpose Roe isn’t a “ladies’s concern” past the truth that individuals who aren’t ladies can menstruate too!”

Palin ripped the self-described democratic socialist as a “pretend feminist” over the remark.

“She’s milking the entire feminine factor, and as an actual feminist, I’m embarrassed for her,” Palin mentioned Wednesday.

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Ocasio-Cortez responded to Palin with a video Thursday sarcastically advising the previous Alaska governor to name the hotline “1-800-CRY-NOW.” The congresswoman later introduced she arrange a web site of the identical identify that acts as a donation web page to abortion suppliers.

Ocasio-Cortez’s staff mentioned donations poured in from 4,000 people and shall be allotted to a number of abortion rights teams, together with Texas Equal Entry Fund and Entire Lady’s Well being Alliance, Inc.

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