by Max Brantley
The final question touched on women's reproductive rights and the push to defund Planned Parenthood.Planned Parenthood services supported by government money, in fact, support healthy mothers, something good for the unborn.
"You believe in pro-life," the woman said. "What about my life? When can women be accepted as equal members of society?"
"Nobody is trying to destroy women's rights," Womack responded. "But we're trying to stand up for the unborn."
A concerned mother asked the first question at Monday night's town hall, urging the congressman to vote against Medicaid block grants.Womack has other town halls scheduled over four days.
"People like my son are not a drain on society," she told him. "They are job creators."
Congressman Womack was empathetic but told her cuts have to happen somewhere.
"At the same time, there's a serious amount of money going to people who have other options, particularly, in some cases, work options," he said.