Appeals Court Silent on Texas Abortion Clinic Law

, The National Law Journal


A Texas law imposing new regulations on abortion clinics fell into Labor Day limbo Monday after a federal appeals court made no response to an urgent plea from the state to let the statute take effect.

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  • Russell Crawford


    Your argument fails when the scientific laws that control abortion are considered. There are more humans dying than can be saved. For example there are 1.8 born humans, 1.4 induced abortions and 10 natural abortions that die each second. One simply cannot save all the life that is dying. So one must choose whom to save. They may save innocent born life or they may choose to let that life die and save a fetus instead. If one chooses to spend 1 second in an effort to save a fetus then they must allow 1.8 born babies to die as well as 10 zefs that would die by natural abortion. So no attempt to force the birth of a fetus can lead to the saving of life. It can only lead to the death of a born life and 10 unborn lives. Your idea that abortion is murder is therefore moot. Abortion in fact saves born life.
    In addition it is a fact that before Roe and after the invention of birth control the number of births dropped by millions. It was not until the legalization of abortion that the number of lives increased by millions. So during pro life rule there were fewer babies and during pro choice rule there were more babies.
    For these reasons, the whole pro life movement is doomed to failure.

    search Google for "Scientific Abortion Laws"

  • BurmaShave

    MURDER IS ABORTION. ABORTION IS MURDER. "Thou shalt not kill". God commanded. Bible recorded. I believe it as do every soul with any honesty in their hearts

  • Janet Oc

    The whole point of these laws is to institute theocratic rule on the US and the women in the US. The fact that a male led legislature and Gov do this is no surprise. The intent is to keep us in our place and collectively downtrodden and poor wherever possible. Women are intelligent beings and well capable of making their own healthcare decisions, there is no need for intervention through statute. In addition, the fact that once a baby is born in the realm of the theocrats and rightwing, they could give a hoot because dominionism dictates that women should be punished for their misdeeds, sex without a husband. The child as well is to be punished. Talk to some of these folks and you will begin to understand. It is beyond frightening.

  • Russell Crawford

    The problem for the State is that it has suppressed part of its knowledge of the abortion issue. The State has information that makes its pleadings clearly false and deceptive.

    Abortion is controlled by scientific laws. Those laws make it clear, the State has a choice, it may choose to save innocent born life or it may choose to let the innocent born life die and save a fetus instead. The State cannot save both born life and unborn life because born life is dying at the rate of 1.8 per second. Any second spent "saving" a fetus is a second not spent saving an innocent born baby, child or adult.

  • Patricia Bauman

    I am on the fence when it comes to the abortion issue, I do not like the idea of abortion but I also do like not the idea of limiting people‘s choices.

    I think that we should have more birth control options available to people and then maybe there would not be as much of a need for abortions.

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