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Courts allow Texas to curtail abortions during coronavirus shutdowns

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Shaul, Apr 8, 2020.

  1. Shaul

    Shaul Well-Known Member

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    A ban of some abortion procedures is defensible during the current pandemic, but I don't think that a blanket ban is necessary or wise.
     
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    columbus Conservative Catholic from Hell

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    This is the same state that deemed church services "essential"?

    Tom
     
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    Apparently the sanctity of life begins at conception but ends at birth.
     
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    Amen. Sums up the hypocrisy perfectly.
     
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    Regiomontanus retired astronomer

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    That seems reasonable, unless of course the life of the mother is in danger.Otherwise it is elective surgery - and those have been delayed just about everywhere.IMHO.
     
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    columbus Conservative Catholic from Hell

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    All Texas did was require women to travel for the abortion.

    And to heap on the hypocrisy, they deemed church "essential". So while the good ole Christian folks are adding to the hospital load by getting together and spreading C19, pregnant women's preferences are deemed "elective".

    Sorry, even this hard core Prolifer doesn't think that this is at all reasonable. What I see here is politicians pandering to their base regardless of the human toll.
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    Regiomontanus retired astronomer

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    No doubt politics were involved too!
     
  9. Shaul

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    Wow, you think?
     
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    So you would be ok with this so long as they also closed church services. Got it.
     
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    columbus Conservative Catholic from Hell

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    Not that I said that or anything.

    But go ahead and put words into my mouth if it makes you happy.
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    Regiomontanus retired astronomer

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    Yes, with a high degree of probability :)
     
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    So that wasn’t the reason you brought up the non-closing of churches. Perhaps it was just a red herring and attempt to misdirect. Got it.
     
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    What do you think is the probability that the sun will rise tomorrow? ;)
     
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    columbus Conservative Catholic from Hell

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    I was pointing out the hypocrisy of the Texan legislature. I was very clear about that.
    They're pandering to their base by talking out of both sides of their mouths. Church is essential and the risks are necessary because of freedom and stuff. Abortion is too dangerous to risk, freedom be damned. We've got a health care crisis to take care of.

    I really don't see what you're confused about.
    Tom
     
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