Skip to comments.Breaking News: Alabama Supreme Court Ruling Promises Hope for the Unborn
Posted on 01/12/2013 6:35:38 PM PST by Masada Mossad
A ruling from the Alabama Supreme Court has concluded that a reference in state law that prevents exposing children to dangerous chemicals also protects an unborn child.
While the decision itself is unrelated to abortion, in a court where at least one justice has advocated overturning Roe v. Wade the decision today in Ankrom v. State undoubtedly will be referenced again.
The case upheld the convictions of two women, Hope Ankrom of Coffee County and Amanda Kimbrough of Colbert County, who were prosecuted for using drugs during their pregnancies.
The state law originally was intended to prevent parents from operating meth labs around children, or allowing children to be in meth labs, and does not mention the unborn.
But the decision said The plain meaning of the word child in the chemical endangerment statute includes unborn children.
Mathew Staver, founder of Liberty Counsel, a pro-life law firm that filed an amicus brief in the case, said, In personal injury, criminal, and wills and estate law, the trend has been to recognize the unborn child as a human with legal protections, not merely a potential human being.
The U.S. Supreme Courts abortion cases are an aberration to law and stand on an island by themselves, and that island will one day disappear, he said.
After all, it was the original Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion throughout the United States that noted should the personhood of the unborn be established, abortion advocacy would disintegrate, since the unborn then would be qualified for all the protections offered by the U.S. Constitution. (...)
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Not sure why you added “Breaking News” since it’s 1 day old and a report
If it is made law that the unborn cannot be exposed to dangerous chemicals it seems abortion by the use of abortificents would be illegal.
Well, then the saline abortion should be banned there - or chemicals designed to burn and torture the baby to death. Oh, Good Lord, our country is so corrupt; people even kill unborn babies.
You’re right, we need a FANTASTIC news section.