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Critics of State Bill Say
It Would Restrict Abortions

New York Times, by Becca Aronson

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 3/23/2013 8:15:12 PM

A bill advancing through the Texas Legislature could drastically decrease the number of legal abortion facilities in the state. Supporters of Senate Bill 537, which would increase regulations for abortion facilities, say it will improve women’s safety. But abortion rights advocates say that the bill is a thinly veiled effort to close 37 of the state’s 42 abortion facilities, and that it would reduce women’s access to legal abortion. “I understand the suspicion, but this really is about improving health care for women getting abortions,” said the bill’s author, State Senator Bob Deuell, a Republican

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 3/23/2013 8:36:59 PM     (No. 9240796)

After all, it would be a tragedy if abortion providers were reduced to the secretive nature of Dr. Gosnell in Philadelphia. Look how that turned out...No, wait, he was operating in the full light of the regulatory apparatus as it operates in Pennsylvania and they never looked twice (of course even looking once should have been sufficient to shut him down).

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 3/23/2013 11:28:09 PM     (No. 9240907)

If abortionists were harder to find, maybe women would be a little more careful to avoid getting pregnant. It´s a safe bet that many don´t worry about contraception because they know abortions are available.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: LaVallette, 3/24/2013 3:46:40 AM     (No. 9240980)

Abortion is the lowest from of medical practice and abortion patients are regarded by abortion practitioners as the lowest of the low. After all what this legislation is all about is not to ban abortions but to specify high medical standards in abortion facilities.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 3/24/2013 11:04:37 AM     (No. 9241348)

Captain Becca Obvious can´t wrap her mind around the goal of such legislation.

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