ROLL THE LAKE TAPES: Kari Lake “Couldn’t Wait” For 1864 Law

Thursday, April 18th, 2024

ARIZONA -– Last week was not a good week for Kari Lake after the Arizona Supreme Court issued a ruling that will snap the draconian 1864 territorial ban on abortion that Lake called a “great” law into effect. In today’s episode of the Lake Tapes, Lake can’t outrun her “clear record on” abortion that includes her repeated support for the “deeply, profoundly unpopular” 1864 ban. 

Lake has doubled-down on her anti-abortion positions, attempting to downplay the severity of the draconian 1864 territorial ban on abortion and touting the endorsement of  Arizona State Senator Sonny Borrelli who previously said, “Like I said, Bayer Company invented aspirin. Put it between your knees.” 

Lake has not only called abortion a “sacrifice, ”an “execution,” “not a medical choice,” “not health care,” and said she’s “100% pro-life” and says abortion is an “execution […] pure and simple.”

Let’s roll the tape…

“This has not been a good week for Republican Senate candidate and Trump ally Kari Lake. On Tuesday, Arizona’s top court reinstated an abortion ban from 160 years ago, when slavery was the law of the land, only white men could vote and Arizona wasn’t actually a state. The ban criminalizes virtually all abortions with no exceptions for rape or incest and Kari Lake was a big proponent of that law.”

Kari Lake: “I am incredibly thrilled that we are going to have a great law on the books so it will prohibit abortion in Arizona.”

“That was two years ago when Kari Lake was running for Arizona Governor. But now, when she is running for Arizona Senator, the great law has actually become the law of the land and it is deeply, profoundly unpopular”…

When Kari Lake ran for Governor, she praised the 1864 law after Roe v. Wade was overturned…”

“Lake and her fellow Republicans have gotten the near total abortion ban they wanted. Now in full flat out panic mode”…

“Alex, welcome to you, so we have GOP Senate candidate Kari Lake who is taking a lot of heat from her own party from some recent comments. What did she say about abortion?”

Kari Lake called the 1864 abortion ban, quote, a great law. She praised it…”

“Now, I think it is important to reiterate what this ban says. This is a near-total abortion ban with only an exception in the event a mother’s life is in danger. And If you help get an abortion you’re going to prison for 2 to 5 years. So it is really one of the more strict abortion bans across the country”…

She’s on the record right, she’s on the record, very clearly on the record, in support of this 1860 law. Couldn’t wait, couldn’t wait until it was a part of the Arizona landscape, legal landscape again.

Watch more Lake Tapes here. 

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