The Anti-Defamation League said the film is a “cynical abuse of the memory of those killed in the Holocaust.”
Bachmann said she would defeat socialism, called the leading Republicans for the White House “frugal socialists,” and accused President Obama of working to “usurp” the U.S. Constitution.
The Minnesota Independent covered issues ranging from American Crystal Sugar’s negotiations with a locked out union to an anti-abortion activist planning to use campaign laws in a run against Rep. Keith Ellison to force Twin Cities media to run graphic anti-abortion ads.
The intended effect of “personhood” amendments is to criminalize abortion by changing the legal definition of a person to also include a fetus.
DeMint’s amendment, if successful, would bar discussion of abortion via telemedicine, the practice in which a doctor and patient communicate remotely, via, for example, satellite, video-conference or the Internet
The bill, which the President has vowed to veto, would also strengthen conscience exemptions for medical facilities that disagree with abortion, such as religious institutions. Opponents say this clause could lead to pregnant women being denied life-saving medical care.
Pres. Barack Obama plans to veto the “Protect Life Act” if it passes both houses of Congress.
Bachmann’s campaign is increasingly appealing to social conservatives to shore up her low poll numbers.
There will also be a campaign next week in D.C. where anti-abortion activists will perform live ultrasounds on pregnant women.