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Appeals court allows Texas to ban most
abortions during coronavirus pandemic

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Posted By: MissMolly, 4/8/2020 4:06:44 AM

A federal appeals court ruled 2-1 on Tuesday to allow Texas to block most abortion services during the coronavirus pandemic. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered health care facilities on March 22 to postpone all procedures deemed “not medically necessary” as the state geared up for an influx of patients suffering from COVID-19. One day later, Texas Attorney General (AG) Ken Paxton said that abortions should not be performed unless the mother’s life is in danger, as the order -- set to expire April 21 -- should be interpreted to cover abortion clinics. As a result, Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas said they had canceled hundreds of abortions.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: binar 4/8/2020 7:57:32 AM (No. 372379)
excellent news - make it permanent.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 4/8/2020 8:10:19 AM (No. 372395)
This is an appropriate outcome. Other states, how about it?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: udanja99 4/8/2020 8:31:18 AM (No. 372413)
Well, gee, we went for several thousand years without abortion being “essential”, so it seems to me that it’s especially not essential during a pandemic when real health care workers are doing everything they can to save lives. For the left, getting an abortion is no different than having a tooth pulled. Is your dentist still in practice at the moment?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: TJ54 4/8/2020 8:45:19 AM (No. 372420)
We must keep killing ze babies - Demtard Party
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bpl40 4/8/2020 8:54:56 AM (No. 372429)
Come to think of it Pelosi's Corona virus 'relief' bill included free abortions at tax payer cost. Hint - do think of it come Nov 3.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper 4/8/2020 9:08:29 AM (No. 372443)
“This is unconscionable. Patients are already being forced to put their lives in harm's way during a pandemic, and now will be forced to continue doing so to get the health care they need,” Alexis McGill Johnson, acting president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said in a statement.' “Abortion is essential, it’s time-sensitive, and it cannot wait for a pandemic to pass. Instead of playing politics during a pandemic, Gov. Abbott should be focusing on the health care needs of his constituents," Johnson added." In what warped universe is abortion health care? No one is stopping any woman from getting any kind of health care she needs. Abortion is murder, not health care. And now, all of a sudden abortion is time sensitive? Just a few short weeks ago abortion was considered OK by the sick left up to the time of birth. Doesn't look that time sensitive to me. This is so sick and evil I can't even begin to comprehend where these people are coming from.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Gallo3 4/8/2020 9:31:37 AM (No. 372480)
The Democrats are in danger of losing their War On Children. Awww.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: hershey 4/8/2020 9:47:11 AM (No. 372519)
Make it permanent, yeah! One has to wonder exactly how many abortions are performed due to immediate danger to the mother...I"ll just bet it's WAY Low....abortions are just one manifestation of all the 'free sex' pounded into our heads by low/no morals and the 'do it because it feels good' generation....
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Analyn 4/8/2020 10:38:02 AM (No. 372591)
Sweet babies win a reprieve.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: zzzghy 4/8/2020 11:48:04 AM (No. 372721)
Looks like some little unborn babies are catching a break for once. They get to live, maybe.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: cor-vet 4/8/2020 12:46:00 PM (No. 372818)
We haven't heard from that all-American institution, the ACLU, since the liberal democrats started taking away our freedoms during this virus panic, but you can bet they will surface for this.
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