Exclusive — National Pro-Life Group Endorses Herschel Walker for Senate, Disavows ‘Radical Biden-Warnock Agenda’

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2021, file photo Senate candidate Herschel Walker speaks during f
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The Susan B. Anthony (SBA) List is throwing its weight behind Georgia Republican Herschel Walker in this year’s battleground race for U.S. Senate in Georgia, Breitbart News has learned.

The group will announce Tuesday it is endorsing Walker, the frontrunner poised to face incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) in the general election after Georgia’s May 24 primary.

“Herschel Walker is a pro-life champion who has what it takes to send extremist Sen. Raphael Warnock packing,” SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser said in a statement. “Hardworking, disciplined and no stranger to adversity, Walker is a leader on and off the field whose faith informs his staunch pro-life values.”

The SBA List’s endorsement was incidentally planned right before a stunning Politico report released Monday appeared to reveal a draft majority ruling by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, which would effectively flip control of abortion laws back to states.

The forthcoming final ruling by the Supreme Court, which is anticipated sometime within the next couple months, is likely to jolt the midterm election campaigns and bring the issue of abortion to the fore, particularly in major battleground states like Georgia, Nevada, Arizona, and New Hampshire.

SBA List is active nationally but has been working on the ground in Georgia since last summer — primarily educating Georgians on Warnock’s positions on abortion — and recently shared a string of posts on social media about the feedback it had received from potential voters.

“I thought he was a religious man,” one man told an SBA List representative of Warnock while the group was door knocking.

Warnock, a longtime pastor at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, became known in part for his antithetical no-restrictions view on abortion during his first campaign for Senate in the high-profile Georgia runoffs in 2021.

Warnock said during his campaign at the time, “I believe unequivocally in a woman’s right to choose, and that the decision is something that we don’t want government engaged in — that’s between her and her doctor and her minister.”

SBA List charged that Warnock “shamefully twists scripture” and cited his vote history, which the group has rated an “F.”

In addition to “rubber-stamping abortion on demand until birth, paid for by taxpayers, lethal discrimination against unborn babies with Down syndrome, and even denying medical care to babies who survive abortions,” the group said, Warnock has also pushed to “eliminate commonsense protections for unborn children and mothers that Georgians have worked for years to enact.”

COLUMBUS, GA - DECEMBER 13: Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Raphael Warnock speaks to church members during a drive-up worship service at St. James Missionary Baptist Church on December 13, 2020 in Columbus, Georgia. Warnock is facing incumbent Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) in a runoff election that will take place on January 5th. The results of two Georgia U.S. Senate races will determine which party controls the Senate. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Democrat Senate candidate Raphael Warnock speaks to church members during a drive-up worship service at St. James Missionary Baptist Church on December 13, 2020, in Columbus, Georgia. (Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

An SBA List spokesperson told Breitbart News the group has close to 60 canvassers in the field in the Peach State who are currently mainly active in bluer areas of Georgia, including Metro Atlanta, Savannah, and Augusta. Its pro-life representatives on the ground have visited more than 200,000 homes since last summer, and that number is expected to double ahead of November.

The spokesperson confirmed SBA List and its affiliated entities, such as the Women Speak Out PAC, are working with an overall budget of $72 million for the 2021–2022 election cycles.

“Herschel Walker can deliver the win Georgians need and deserve in this competitive election year,” SBA List said. “We’re honored to back him as we work tirelessly to take back the U.S. Senate and block the radical Biden-Warnock agenda.”

Walker, a former University of Georgia football star, said in a statement it was “an honor” to have the pro-life group’s endorsement and vowed to “always vote to protect the sanctity of life.”

“Raphael Warnock proudly says he is a pro-choice pastor and sides almost 100% of the time with Joe Biden,” Walker said.

Walker added, “I can’t understand how anyone in good conscience could proudly support abortion, especially as a reverend. It goes without saying that he doesn’t represent Georgia values in the Senate, so I look forward to taking his seat in November.”

Write to Ashley Oliver at aoliver@breitbart.com. Follow her on Twitter at @asholiver.


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