Skip to comments.Massachusetts passes NASTY Women Act repealing 173-year-old abortion ban
Posted on 07/23/2018 7:06:16 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
Massachusetts lawmakers have passed a bill that will repeal a more-than-150-year-old law banning abortion, a response to fears about the future of Roe v. Wade as President Trump nominates his second Supreme Court justice.
The Negating Archaic Statutes Targeting Young Women or NASTY Women Act is expected to be signed by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, Time reported Monday.
The bill officially repeals a 173-year-old law against procuring a miscarriage even though abortion is already legal in the state, as well as nationwide, following Roe v. Wade.
President Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to fill the seat being vacated by Justice Anthony Kennedy, spurring fears about abortion rights on the left.
Massachusetts State Senate President Harriette Chandler (D) told Time that lawmakers have wanted to pass this legislation for years but were in no rush as long as Kennedy was on the Supreme Court.
I think people are beginning to realize these are strange times we live in. Nothing is impossible, and weve got to have a plan B. If these laws are enforced, what do we do? Chandler asked. Were not willing to sit back and say, Well, its not going to happen here. The word for that is denial.
Critics of the NASTY Women Act said there is already a precedent for abortion access in the state, making the new law unnecessary.
This is one of the most homogenous pro-abortion states in the union This whole legislation is an exercise in posturing and pandering, said C.J. Doyle, executive director of the Catholic Action League of Massachusetts.
Were a very long way from overturning Roe v. Wade. To listen to some of the rhetoric, you will think that the day after Kavanaugh is confirmed, it will be overturned, Doyle added.
Support for the 1973 ruling has hit an all-time high among Americans, according to a new poll released Monday.
Roughly 71 percent of American voters believe that Roe v. Wade should not be overturned, the poll found.
Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (N.Y.), are pushing for Kavanaugh to answer direct questions about his stance on abortion rights and his views on the precedents set by Roe v. Wade and other landmark cases.
So now women in that state will be able to continue killing their babies if Roe v. Wade is ever overturned.
“NASTY Women Act” — A more appropriate statute never existed. Why anyone will have anything to do with American women is beyond me.
This tells you what men in Massachusetts think about women: that they’re sluts for whom killing their babies is life’s highest goal.
What a mess. How about just following the Ten Commandments, everyone?
Signed in to law by the tall, white Deval Patrick clone Charlie Baker...what a piece of $hit! We need another Lexington and Concord to rid the Gay State of it’s tyrants.
As much as I am opposed to abortion, at least one Liberal state is doing what, and all, they were supposed to do without Roe - change their own laws and not use the federal Supreme Court to make a pro-abortion mandate on everyone.
If they wanted to change the Constitution, they needed to go the route of amending the Constitution. They KNEW that would not succeed, so they did an end run - via the Supreme Court - around the majority of states that opposed it. THAT has always been the Constitutional error of Roe.
Now, we can reset the clock, and the Liberal states will have an opportunity to try to do a pro-abortion Constitutional amendment. I think we can keep that from succeeding just on the argument that it ought to be up to each state, to begin with, and every state doesn’t have to agree.
THAT is the heart of our framers idea of the limited federal government - we, the states, are joined as a nation in the Liberty to disagree. We can remain united only in that Liberty, and the more it is breached, the more we become divided as one sector imposes its writ on the others, nationally.
Getting rid of precedence....as easy as killing a baby!!
I’ve written it a number of times: Roe will be overturned because it is bad law. Ten states will continue rampant abortion (CA, OR, WA, NY, MA, VT, IL, HI, NM, probably DE). Ten states will ban abortion. Thirty states will restrict abortion one way or another. The number of abortions will not drop from the laws, since Planned Parenthood will run a kind of fake-underground railroad to transport pregnant women to states where they can kill their unborn.
The only thing that will significantly reduce abortion is a Third Great Awakening. Don’t think God doesn’t also know that.
it should be overturned for the very fact the lawyers for Roe totally used her. She didn’t even want it to turn out this way.
It basically will go back to the states like it should.
It would be nice if gay marriage would to like it should be and used to be. And it would be nice if 2a rights were endorced nationwide with all ccws being recognized everywhere.
Not every states driving tests are the same or have the same scoring or the same time periods.
They already transport women now in states that have no abortionists in them. It will ve virtually no different than it is now.
Liberals kill their offspring
Whats the downside ?
Let them SUFFER
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My how far we’ve progressed morally
Massachusetts is not alone, tempting the judgment of a righteous God with certainty that he will never act. What kind of people can be so determined to murder their own young, just as the ancients did in worship to Moloch? Abortion is the sacrament of the new Satanic religion, but the blood of innocent millions cries out for justice.
While the subject is quite different; the right wing red states passed pre-emptive gun laws to protect themselves from an overbearing federal government had they tried to restrict gun ownership.
I see them as more a placebo for their base than anything needed but in the case of the gun control laws; one can never be too careful.
I’m curious, what kind of penalties were included in that law if a woman got an abortion?
‘So now women in that state will be able to continue killing their babies if Roe v. Wade is ever overturned.’
I imagine that every state will enable killing babies if Roe v Wade is overturned...
‘tempting the judgment of a righteous God with certainty that he will never act’
can you blame them for thinking that...? 45 years, 60 million deaths and counting...
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