National Pro-Life group endorses James Lankford of Oklahoma for reelection
Published: September 9th, 2021
CapitolBeatOK Staff Report
On Thursday (September 9), Susan B. Anthony List’s Candidate Fund PAC announced its endorsement of U.S. Senator James Lankford, R-Oklahoma, for re-election. The group’s president, Marjorie Dannenfelser planned to join Lankford in Oklahoma this week for the formal announcement. announcement.
In a press release send to CapitolBeatOK.com and other news organizations, SBA (Susan B. Anthony) List President Marjorie Dannenfelser said, “We are proud to endorse our friend and ally Senator James Lankford for re-election. He has proven his courage and dedication to unborn children and their mothers again and again.
“Most recently he has spearheaded the ongoing fight in the Senate to preserve the Hyde Amendment, longstanding policy that has saved nearly 2.5 million lives by keeping taxpayers out of the abortion business, from attack by pro-abortion Democrats. He is a leader in the effort to modernize our nation’s radical abortion laws at the Supreme Court, in line with science and overwhelming public consensus. We look forward to his victory so he can continue this vital work, serving the deeply pro-life state of Oklahoma and standing up to abortion extremism in Washington.”
Senator Lankford, in his statement sent to The City Sentinel, and other news organizations, said: “One of our most basic human principles is to protect the value of every life–no matter how small. I’m honored to work with and be endorsed by Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser.
“SBA List has been an invaluable partner in protecting life at all stages and I’m humbled by their incredible support. United, we will continue to protect life in the womb.”
The SBA List press release asserted, “Lankford has consistently voted to protect unborn children and their mothers, supporting the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, and many others.
“As chair of the Senate Values Action Team, he constantly advocates for the unborn and for pro-life Americans. He has criticized HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra for his abortion extremism, and he opposed the so-called Equality Act, which would enshrine abortion on demand in federal law. He also co-signed the recent amicus brief submitted by over 200 Republican members of Congress supporting Mississippi in the Dobbs late abortion case before the U.S. Supreme Court.”
Editor’s note: Lankford is seeking his second full term for the U.S. Senate. A detailed report on his campaign is available here: https://www.city-sentinel.com/2021/09/with-susan-b-anthony-list-endorsement-in-hand-james-lankford-leavens-state-endorsements-with-mike-pompeos-strong-affirmation/ . James and his wife Cindy have been married 29 years and together they have two adult daughters.