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Democratic Lawmakers Push ‘Pro-Abortion Agenda on Steroids’ [Women’s Health Protection Act S.1696]
National Catholic Register ^ | 6/26/2014 | PETER JESSERER SMITH

Posted on 06/27/2014 3:21:22 AM PDT by markomalley

A boom in state laws restricting and regulating abortion over the past three years has some abortion advocates quietly building support to overturn all of them, with federal legislation far more sweeping than the original Roe v. Wade decision.

Since its first introduction by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., the abortion-deregulation bill called the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) has gained 34 co-sponsors in the Senate and 116 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives — all of them Democrats.

The proposed law (S. 1696) involves such sweeping deregulation of the abortion industry that pro-life advocates dubbed it the “Gosnell Prerogative Act,” referring to abortionist and convicted murderer Kermit Gosnell, who ran a filth-ridden facility in Philadelphia for years because state officials, concerned with abortion politics, turned a blind eye.

“It is not just an attempt to codify Roe v. Wade, but it actually is much worse than current Supreme Court doctrines,” said Mary Harned, staff counsel with Americans United for Life. Instead, she said the bill would “invalidate” nearly all of the pro-life legislation enacted so far under existing court precedents.

The bill’s summary makes clear that state and local governments would be forbidden by federal law from regulating the abortion industry with laws requiring that abortion facilities comply with codes for ambulatory surgical centers, that abortionists have hospital admitting privileges and that only licensed physicians perform abortions. It would also forbid abortion bans based on fetal pain, late term or the type of abortion procedure used, as well as overturn mandatory waiting periods, informed-consent laws and restrictions on telemedicine abortions. It also “requires courts to liberally construe the provisions of this act” to make its application as broad as possible, Harned said.

(Excerpt) Read more at ncregister.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Government
KEYWORDS: abortion; moralabsolutes
Watch this be included in "must pass" legislation as an amendment.
1 posted on 06/27/2014 3:21:22 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

In other words, Democrats want as many women to die as possible. They don’t want women to be informed. Plus, they’re dropping the pretense that they believe abortion isn’t killing. This proposal makes it perfectly clear that they know that the babies suffer intense pain during abortion, but they don’t care. The bottom line is that, to Democrats, women exist only to make abortionists rich.

Smart conservatives would publicize this as widely as possible.

Pro-abortion women, how can you look at such proposals and still believe that anyone who is in the abortion business—whether as practitioners or as advocates—cares about your health or well-being? What makes you think that you have any more value in their eyes than the baby you’re paying them to hack to pieces inside your womb?


2 posted on 06/27/2014 3:37:59 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: markomalley

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Wonderful news! The last abortion clinic in Corpus Christi,
Texas shut down today!

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3 posted on 06/27/2014 3:09:00 PM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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