‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ Star Patricia Heaton Asks Why Pro-Lifers Would Want to Join Democratic Party’s ‘Barbaric Platform That Champions Abortion’

FILE – In this April 29, 2016 file photo, Patricia Heaton arrives at the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Heaton, known for playing homemakers in “Everybody Loves Raymond” and “The Middle,” is taking on a workplace comedy now, starring as an empty-nester who decides to pursue a medical career in CBS’ “Carol’s Second Act.” Heaton is also executive producer of the sitcom, which she’s found daunting but fulfilling. She considers it vital to keep challenging yourself. The show airs Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Everybody Loves Raymond star Patricia Heaton, who is staunchly pro-life, is wondering why any pro-life voter—liberal or otherwise—would want to join the Democratic Party, given its “barbaric platform that champions abortion.”

Heaton posted the tweets one day after Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination, said Tuesday pro-life Democrats have a place in her political party.

“I don’t understand why pro-life people want to know if they are ‘welcome’ to join the Democrat Party,” she wrote. “Why would any civilized person want to support a barbaric platform that champions abortion for any reason through all nine months funded by taxpayers?”

“P.S.,” she added, “I didn’t vote in the last presidential cycle and will not be voting in this one. I am not a Trump supporter.”

During an appearance on ABC’s “The View,” Klobuchar told co-host Meghan McCain that, unlike many of her fellow progressive candidates, she believes “there’s room for pro-life people” in the Democratic Party.

Ahead of the presidential primary in New Hampshire Tuesday, Klobuchar made a similar comment to a pro-life voter:

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SOURCE: Faithwire