Skip to comments.Snopes Lies Again, Claims New York Bill Didnít Really Legalize Abortions Up to Birth
Posted on 01/24/2019 5:55:16 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum
Snopes let its left-wing bias get in the way of the truth again this week when it fact checked reports about a radical new pro-abortion law in New York.
The so-called Reproductive Health Act goes beyond Roe v. Wade, allowing unborn babies to be aborted even when the U.S. Supreme Court has said states may restrict abortions. The laws broad language will allow late-term abortions on viable, healthy unborn babies for basically any reason up to birth.
Snopes contested the fact and criticized LifeNews.com for describing the law in those terms.
The law does not allow for unrestricted abortion up through the normal term of pregnancy, Snopes argued, pointing to language in the new law that appears to limit late-term abortions.
The enactment of the RHA was characterized by some outlets, such as the pro-life website LifeNews as a radical pro-abortion bill that would allow unborn babies to be aborted for basically any reason up to birth.
In fact, the new law primarily allows for abortions up to the 24th week of pregnancy without restriction, and after the 24th week under certain conditions.
It cited a report explaining how the law allows abortions after 24 weeks only in cases where a womans life or health is threatened.
Later, Snopes continued:
The new law still imposes some restrictions on when late-term abortions can be performed, even as it loosens others:
A health care practitioner licensed, certified, or authorized under title eight of the education law, acting within his or her lawful scope of practice, may perform an abortion when, according to the practitioners reasonable and good faith professional judgment based on the facts of the patients case: the patient is within twenty-four weeks from the commencement of pregnancy, or there is an absence of fetal viability, or the abortion...
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Um, hey there. Do you know your name? What year is it? Who is the President? Do you know where you are?
Snopes is for dopes.
.....”according to the practitioners reasonable and good faith professional judgment based on the facts of the patients case: the patient is within twenty-four weeks from the commencement of pregnancy, or there is an absence of fetal viability, or the abortion is necessary to protect the patients life or health. .....
Yeah, like Planned Parenthood’s newly trained abortion technicians are going to turn down a full term baby with full term organs and lots of blood because they think the mother doesn’t have a good enough reason to abort :/
This bill removes protections for the unborn, denies them personhood, removes penalties for causing its death, removes penalties for coerced abortions, and makes doctors unnecessary to perform any abortion at any stage.
Can you imagine the black market coming in NY? Pregnancy cartels? How much are full term baby organs worth these days? Cheaper techs can do the job of killing one person while trying to keep the other alive; human incubators are cheaper than labs .....
Cuomo gives abortioners carte blanche to kill and reap unrestrained. Every base covered. Planned Parenthood gets lots more money for more complicated abortions, and fills the coffers of Il Duouche Sfachime for his 2020 run.
Need to start up a SnopesCheck.com website.
Because of Doe V Bolton- abortion has been legal up to birth since 1971. The exception worded in the NY bill is the same as the ruling in that case. That exception allows for abortion after viability to protect the life or health of the woman. Health is so broadly defined it makes the exception moot. Health is also determined by the woman’s doctor and you can be sure many of them have no trouble deciding that a temporary minor health issue is grounds for abortion.
Thing is, “health of the mother” is legally just a checkbox on a form. Doc marks the box, and nobody is going to challenge it as illegal.
I don’t know about now during the leftist freaks’ alleged divorce, but at the height of the Fraud’s illegal reign, his worshippers at Snopes were putting out 400+ articles A DAY in support of their god, usually changing a word or two of what he actually said, and then “debunking” it.
The New York law does appear to restrict late-term abortions, but it adds a broad health exception for abortions after 24 weeks. It also redefines a person as a human being who has been born and is alive, and describes abortion as a fundamental right.
But here is what Snopes fails to tell us: THE LEGAL MEANING OF THE LANGUAGE OF THE LAW AND THAT IS *THE KEY*.
Health exceptions for abortion, according to the U.S. Supreme Court in Doe v. Bolton, cover basically any situation. In Doe, the companion case to Roe v. Wade, the court ruled that all factors physical, emotional, psychological, familial, and the womans age relevant to the wellbeing of the patient may be considered as health exceptions for late-term abortions.
Snopes did not provide any evidence to contest this. It did not even mention the court definition to its readers.
Evil at work
Consequences are devastating to the psyche
Sliding down that slippery Snope.
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