New Pro Football Hall of Famer Kevin Mawae responded to a tweet commenting on the recent abortion bills in New York and Virginia last week by saying “This is so so so sad” and “God help us and this country and have mercy on us!”
“This is so so so sad!!” commented Mawae in a tweet. “God help us and this country and have mercy on us!”
“I'm thankful that this bill was defeated in Virginia, but am mourning for the unborn who will be murdered because of laws like this that will he[sic] enacted in New York and Vermont.”
A Virginia bill, House Bill No. 2491,introduced by Delegate Kathy Tran (D), would have eliminated restrictions on abortion in Virginia and would permit abortions to be performed right up to the moment of birth. The VA House bill was tabled in a Subcommittee last week.
Kevin Mawae was one of eight named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, joining Tony Gonzalez, Ed Reed, Champ Bailey, Ty Law, Pat Bowlen, Gil Brandt and Johnny Robinson.
Mawae played 16 seasons in the NFL for the Seattle Seahawks, New York Jets, and Tennessee Titans. He was selected to the Pro Bowl eight times and was named first team All-Pro three times.