Wonder how much money the environmentalists collectively make in a year compared to how much Exxon makes in a day?<quoted text>
For the same reason Democrats support unions, environmentalists and abortions: to buy votes and financial support.
Don't act like Republicans are the only people doing it.
The only people who really care about abortion want to force a Christian America on all it's people. Nobody really cares or thinks about abortion except the all white, 1950's Mayberry for Jesus crew and voting Americans said to hell with that.