Skip to comments.Davis slaps SC for ‘disappointing decision to restrict access to birth control’; Abbott calls a win
Posted on 06/30/2014 4:10:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Update: 2:34 p.m. EST: Texas Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for governor in 2014, issued a statement condemning the courts decision in the Hobby Lobby case. Todays disappointing decision to restrict access to birth control puts employers between women and their doctors. We need to trust women to make their own health care decisions not corporations, the Supreme Court, or Greg Abbott, she said.
Abbott, the attorney general and her opponent in this fall election, issued a statement praising the ruling, which is below.
Update 1:09 p.m. EST: Former U.S. Solicitor General Kenneth Starr, the current president of Baylor University, told the News in an interview from Paris that todays Hobby Lobby decision is a highly significant opinion. He said puts the government and its courts on notice that any claims of intrusion on the religious liberty of a person or business must be taken seriously.
It quite rightly struck a powerful blow for religious liberty, said Starr, who also gained notoriety as the independent prosecutor who hounded President Bill Clinton throughout his two terms. The majority was not impressed that members of families are somehow stripped of their religious liberty interests simply because they do business in corporate form.
But Starr also said its not the Supreme Court that conservatives and others should be lauding today.
Congress passed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in 1993, after concern that a ruling by the Supreme Court had chipped away at religious freedom. Congress is the hero and the president President Clinton who signed it into law, they are the heroes of todays huge win, said Starr, a former law dean at Pepperdine University. They are the ones who said we disagree with the Supreme Courts cutting back on religious liberty and chose to vindicate it....
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They have all the access to birth control products they want. The MSM is bemoaning the fact they have to pay for it themselves and not employer or tax subsidized.
They did not restrict access to birth control
I usually do not watch the national news because it just makes me mad. I happened to already have the TV on when the network news came on.
I saw several people interviewed and I think this is as bad as I have ever seen it. Idiots screaming about how this violates women’s religious rights. How it keeps them from obtaining birth control.
Obvious lies with no one admitting that is what it is.
Poor Wendy, she’s going to lose bigtime.
At least Sandy Fluke was smart enough to move to California where she’s got a decent shot at winning.
It is easy to be a demagogue. It’s so easy dim bulb sluts like Wendy Davis can master it.
She says she has 18,000 volunteers. We need to be careful:
Wendy Davis: Absurd to suggest she cant overtake Greg Abbott
OBAMACARE = "We know what's best for you! We will decide what type of care you should receive!"
and you're all hot for Zerocare for what exactly?
Abortion is killing an already developing human baby in the womb, prior to it's birth.
I think it is well past time for everyone to stop calling abortions “birth control”, as if calling abortion a different name changes what it is.
When people state they are pro-choice, what they really mean is they are pro-abortion.
Why allow PC speechwriters to sugarcoat that?
It is absurd. Abortion Barbbie is DONE in Texas.
Only a lib would think that pre-natal infanticide is “health care”.
Could be, but I think the progressives have much greater plans for her.