Pelosi Recites Israeli Anti-War Poem After Roe V. Wade Overturning


    While Pelosi was quoting Israeli literature, Israel's sole female party leader, MK Merav Michaeli, condemned the decision on abortion that she blamed on former President Donald Trump's “dark and women-hating regime appointing judges.”

    Pelosi used the poem of Ehud Manor “I Have No Other Land” and blamed Trump, along with Mitch McConnell, for giving American women of today “less freedom than their mothers.”

    “I have no other home even though my home is burning. A single word in Hebrew infiltrates my veins and into my soul with a hurting body and a thirsty heart,” she read, going on to say “Here is where I am. I will not rest as my country has changed its face.”

    “My country has changed her face,” she continued. “I will never give up on her. I will keep her in mind to sing and sing until she is able to see.”

    “Clearly, we hope the Supreme Court will open its eyes,” Pelosi said.

    The poem was composed in 1982, when a right-wing government headed by the Likud party, currently headed by the opposition leader and former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, waged a controversial conflict in Lebanon, according to The Times of Israel.

    The widow of the poet, Ofra Fuchs, said it was written as a left-wing protest song, according to the report.

    Pelosi claimed SCOTUS delivered a “slap in the face” to all women.

    “This cruel ruling is outrageous and heart-wrenching, but make no mistake: it's all on the ballot in November,” Pelosi declared.

    “With Roe now out of their path, radical Republicans are advancing their campaign to stop freedom of choice in health. In Congress, Republicans are plotting an all-encompassing ban on abortion,” she said.

    “In the United States, Republicans want to arrest doctors who provide reproductive services as well as women who terminate an unplanned pregnancy. Extremists in the GOP are warning against criminalizing contraception and in-vitro fertilization as well as post-miscarriage treatments,” she said.

    In her own words, Michaeli, who serves as the transportation minister in Israel, has warned that a similar ban could be imposed in Israel.

    “Did you think that this kind of thing could be happening? More importantly, did women have faith that something like this could occur? One of the great democracies in the world will take us back to the days where women were denied power over their body.” Michaeli said, according to a translation provided by The Times of Israel.

    “It is the case that women were unable to comprehend the significance of Trump having power. That's what it signifies. It is the consequence of a misogynistic and dark judge-appointed government,” said Michaeli.

    “It may seem to you that we have already achieved equality, and that women's rights and human rights can never be taken away,” Michaeli said. “Well, go there and see.”

    “And it's not only the structure of the courts. It's the person who makes the rules, and who decides how to distribute the funds. The judges rescinded the ruling due to the fact that it was based on the US Constitution does not mention the right to have an abortion. You can bet that this Constitution was written solely by males, at the time that women were not able to vote, to be elected and to write constitutions and rules.”

    She urged the Israeli electorate to vote for her left-wing Meretz party, which is the only party led by a woman, during the coming elections.

    “Today and even here women remain an underrepresented group of people who make laws and write them. We're still a minority in the political system also and I am the only woman in charge of an organization. We can't remain in this position. We should not be in this position of mediocrity,” she said. “We must not allow darkness, religious fanaticism, and racism to take the place of our democratic values.”


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