Skip to comments.Abortion the Great Equalizer [semi-satire]
Posted on 09/08/2018 3:17:38 PM PDT by John Semmens
Former president of Planned Parenthood Gloria Feldt told a Cornell University audience that abortion gives women an equal seat at lifes table. Putting all of the burden of child-bearing and birthing on women violates the Constitutions equal protection clause. Abortion is the remedy. Freeing ourselves of the obligations imposed on us by a patriarchal society is the only way we can enjoy the same power that men have monopolized through a discriminatory reproductive system.
Feldts remarks mirrored those of former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton who also advocated an economic rationale for preserving the court-granted right of reluctant would-be mothers to abort their unborn children. Clintons argument pointed out that women who were freed by the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision from the encumbrance of an unwanted child were able to join the workforce and add half a trillion dollars to the GDP between the years 1973 to 2009.
However, the research cited by Clinton was more ambiguous than she let on. On the one hand, one of the studies showing that women denied third-trimester abortions under some states laws suffered economically in the short term experienced economic outcomes equivalent to women who underwent first-trimester abortions after five-years. Then, too, the analyses of the income status of the women completely ignores the loss of the future economic contributions of the children killed by the procedure.
Meanwhile, at the Senate hearings on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh pro-abortion activists became so unruly that more than 70 had to be arrested. Their outrage was stimulated by the portion of Kavanaughs testimony where he dared to offer an opinion that when the Government forces someone to take an action contrary to his or her sincere religious belief or else suffer a financial penalty, the Government has substantially burdened the individuals free exercise of religion.
Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) complained that Kavanaughs perspective elevated a strict adherence to the First Amendment over every womans right to have an abortion. It is a basic principle of legislation that a later law automatically modifies an earlier law. The Supreme Courts 1973 decision essentially legislated a universal right to abortion for every woman in America. This later legislation clearly supersedes the 1789 adoption of the First Amendments protection of freedom of religion. Unfortunayely for Hirono, her conception of the law contradicts the Supreme Courts validation of Kavanaughs interpretation.
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<><> the right to have her aborted babys body part sold off for research?
<><> a womens right to partial birth abortions whereby half-born babies are suctioned out, their brains and skulls crushed?
<><> a woman might lose the right to have the neck of her aborted baby born alive twisted off to make the body parts saleable?
<><> women might lose the right to the Gosnell techniquesticking a scissor in the neck of an aborted baby born alive to kill it?
<><> the right to have a late term abortion baby born alive, to be abandoned, and left to die all alone in a filthy garbage can?
<><> a womans right to have her unborn babys remains burned up in large ovens?
<><> a womans right to have her aborted baby hauled away in a cardboard box to a landfill? ==========================================
Hirono should ask Sen Grassley to enter into the record which right concerns her most.
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