Gavin Newsom Picks Abortion Activist Laphonza Butler to Fill Diane Feinstein's Senate Seat
Matt Lamb : Oct 2, 2023
California Gov. Gavin Newsom touted Maryland resident and pro-abortion advocate Laphonza Butler filling Dianne Feinstein's Senate seat as the 'first black lesbian' to serve in the position.
(Sacramento, CA) — [LifeSiteNews.com] California governor Gavin Newsom has selected a "Black lesbian" who led a national pro-abortion group to fill the remainder of Senator Dianne Feinstein's seat following the Democrat politician's death late last week. (Screengrab image)
EMILY's List President Laphonza Butler will finish off Feinstein's term, which will end in 2024, following Gov. Newsom's announcement.
The leftist governor leaned into identity politics in his announcement, with his office noting Butler "will be the first openly LGBTQ person to represent California in the Senate" and "the first Black lesbian to openly serve in Congress in American history and the second Black woman to represent California in the Senate following Vice President Kamala Harris."
Newsom made clear that Butler would be a reliable vote for the leftist agenda.
"As we mourn the enormous loss of Senator Feinstein, the very freedoms she fought for—reproductive freedom, equal protection, and safety from gun violence—have never been under greater assault," Newsom said. "Laphonza will carry the baton left by Senator Feinstein, continue to break glass ceilings, and fight for all Californians in Washington DC"... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here
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