Pro-Life Tommy Tuberville Will Take on Pro-Abortion Senator Doug Jones in Alabama

State   Micaiah Bilger   Jul 15, 2020   |   7:24PM    Washington, DC

Pro-life advocates celebrated another election victory Tuesday in Alabama after pro-life candidate Tommy Tuberville won the Republican primary, setting him up to face pro-abortion U.S. Sen. Doug Jones in November.

Tuberville, a former football coach, won the primary with the support of the Susan B. Anthony List PAC and other pro-life groups. He also received praise from President Donald Trump.

“We congratulate Coach Tuberville on his primary win. He stands in stark contrast to Senator Doug Jones, who has proven himself to be an abortion extremist,” SBA List president Marjorie Dannenfelser said.

Tuberville would be a much-needed voice for life in the U.S. Senate.

In contrast, Jones, a Democrat who currently serves in the seat, has a strong pro-abortion voting record. In 2019, he voted against the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, which would have permanently prohibited taxpayer-funded abortions in federal spending.

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Then, in February, when asked about his stance on late-term abortions on pain-capable unborn babies, Jones laughed and called the issue “stupid.”

“Jones approaches the life issue with flippancy and carelessness. We need a strong leader in the Senate to represent the pro-life people of Alabama, not Doug Jones,” Dannenfelser said. “This election is a matter of life and death, and we are dedicated to defeating extremists like Doug Jones who have caved to Pelosi Democrats and the abortion lobby.”

She said Tuberville, like most Americans, supports common-sense limits on abortion.

On Tuesday, a pro-life Democrat also won his primary election in Texas after Planned Parenthood tried to smear him with a racial slu