Pro-Abortion Democrat Ends Congressional Prayer With “Amen and Awomen”

National   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Jan 4, 2021   |   10:31AM   |   Washington, DC

How much of a stranglehold does pro-abortion feminism have on the Democrat Party? So much that, when Missouri Democrat Rep. Emanuel Cleaver concluded his prayer to open the latest session of Congress, he ended it with ended his blessing with “Amen and awomen.”

Now the pro-abortion Democrat has become the subject of ridicule for not understanding that the word “Amen” has nothing to do with “men,” but is a term indicating agreement and unity, especially for Christians praying to God.

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Conservative writer Ben Shapiro weighed in and observed the word “is a Biblical Hebrew word: אמן. It is a word simply meaning ‘may it be so.’ It has nothing to do with the word ‘man’ or ‘woman’ because it is FROM HEBREW.”

Pro-life observers shouldn’t be terribly surprised about Cleaver’s feminist agenda in his prayer. He’s a longtime abortion activist who is so radically pro-abortion he received an award from Planned Parenthood. He was awarded by Planned Parenthood at a CBC Annual Legislative Conference, for his “tireless work on behalf of millions of women…who faced the most aggressive attacks on women’s health and rights in a generation.”

“Planned Parenthood is excited to honor Chairman Cleaver, who has been one of our staunchest and most steadfast supporters,” said Dawn Leguens, PPFA executive vice president for public policy. “He is outspoken and committed to protecting women’s access to health care ensuring that African-American women have access to breast health education and services so they can detect breast cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage.”