Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks during the opening ceremony of the 70th International Astronautical Congress, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
On Monday, Vice President Mike Pence responded to the Supreme Court's narrow decision to uphold abortion rights in Louisiana, calling the decision "disappointing" and urging voters to give President Donald Trump another term who can appoint more right-wing Supreme Court justices.
After today’s disappointing decision by SCOTUS, one thing is clear: We need more Conservative justices on the U.S.… https://t.co/FhSdxMfG8n— Mike Pence (@Mike Pence) 1593462291.0
Pence's comment quickly invited contempt and mockery from commenters on social media.
Imagine being so staunchly anti-choice that you're willing to get in bed with mobsters like Trump & Putin, and then… https://t.co/OJkMb7eLhV— Greg Olear (@Greg Olear) 1593466876.0
@Mike_Pence Translation. We must litigate our unpopular ideas thru the courts. #FakeChristian— NoNoNotNormal (@NoNoNotNormal) 1593464453.0
@Mike_Pence Not going to happen. You and Trump are both done after this term and have done so much damage to the c… https://t.co/G3SJgCFnXa— Soseeopath (@Soseeopath) 1593462596.0
@Mike_Pence Aww, so sorry your ideologue isn't ideologuing to your satisfaction.— Jedi, Interrupted 🏳️🌈 (@Jedi, Interrupted 🏳️🌈) 1593462324.0
@RicoSuaveJD @Mike_Pence But...your supporters now agree... https://t.co/D8rNMEIM0f— TnxMrRodgers🌊💙🇺🇸💙🌊 (@TnxMrRodgers🌊💙🇺🇸💙🌊) 1593462820.0
@Mike_Pence Seriously, @VP you should read up. Judges take an oath to uphold the rule of LAW, not political partie… https://t.co/EV6Nppbmhm— Cynthia J. Palazzolo (@Cynthia J. Palazzolo) 1593462645.0
@Mike_Pence You only care about the unborn - not people’s lives - taking away healthcare - taking away SNAP benef… https://t.co/b13jhw9Yev— Healthcare 🇺🇸Voter (@Healthcare 🇺🇸Voter) 1593462890.0
@RoguePOTUSStaff @Mike_Pence More like "Inane virtue signalling to my psychopathic base to cover up the incompetence of my administration"— Invisible Archives (@Invisible Archives) 1593463419.0
@Mike_Pence We're getting ready to throw you on "the ash heap of history." Start packing. #adios— Franca Rivera 🎄💕 (@Franca Rivera 🎄💕) 1593464106.0
@Mike_Pence After today’s WONDERFUL decision by SCOTUS, one thing is clear: We need more FAIR justices on the U.S.… https://t.co/oj7YwOV2RN— Helen Armstrong (@Helen Armstrong) 1593466334.0
@Mike_Pence Have you tried thoughts and prayers?— Comfortably Numb (@Comfortably Numb) 1593465495.0