The Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America’s Candidate Fund has announced its endorsement of Republican U.S. Senate nominee Katie Britt.
In announcing its support, SBA President Marjorie Dannenfelser said the first-time candidate was “just the woman” Alabama deserved as its next senator.
“Katie Britt is an outspoken advocate for the unborn and we could not be more excited to welcome her to the ranks of pro-life women in Washington,” said Dannenfelser. “Alabamians are deeply pro-life and deserve senators with an unwavering commitment to fight for unborn babies and their mothers. Katie is just the woman for the job.
“At a time when pro-abortion Democrats have grown more extreme than ever in pushing abortion on demand through the moment of birth, paid for by taxpayer dollars, strong women standing up for life are critical. Katie is a leader and we encourage all pro-life Alabamians to support her this Election Day.”
Britt, who is seeking the seat held by retiring Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa), also holds an endorsement from National Right to Life.
In a statement lauding SBA’s endorsement, Britt pledged to be a “tireless champion for life” in the upper chamber of Congress.
“I am excited to have earned Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America’s endorsement,” said Britt. “Hardworking American families are being crushed by generationally high inflation, rising violent crime, and the deadly fentanyl crisis, and the American Dream is at risk for our children. In the Senate, I am going to be a tireless champion for life and will fight to build a strong future for all children, for my fellow moms, and for families across our nation.
“ZIP code should never define opportunity for any Alabamian, and I will work to ensure every child and every family in our great state can thrive in a safe, strong community.”
Vowing to support increased opportunities for children “from the womb to the workforce,” Britt asserted that more must be done to help mothers through difficult circumstances.
“Ridgeway and Bennett were three and four years old when I finished law school, and I know first-hand the significant responsibilities and challenges motherhood entails,” she said. “I will work as Alabama’s U.S. senator to deliver comprehensive solutions that address the hurdles moms and families face so they can make life-affirming decisions and prosper throughout all stages of life.”
Britt and her opponent, Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Will Boyd, hold vastly different views on the issue of abortion.
The progressive senatorial candidate said he believed “that women — not the government – must have the final say in their own healthcare decisions. No elected or appointed official should be empowered to police a woman’s most private and sensitive decisions.”
Britt and Boyd will face off in the Nov. 8 general election.
Dylan Smith is the editor of Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @DylanSmithAL