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Judge Finds Texas Abortion
Rules Unconstitutional

Associated Press, by Paul J. Weber

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 8/30/2014 4:13:07 AM

AUSTIN, Texas -- Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure. The state vowed to quickly appeal Friday´s ruling by U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel in Austin, who cited other rules GOP lawmakers have recently passed in his decision to throw out requirements that clinics meet hospital operating standards. Those prior abortion restrictions include mandatory sonograms and a 24-hour waiting period after a woman first seeks out an abortion. "These substantial obstacles have reached

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/30/2014 4:30:11 AM     (No. 9986832)

How dare they expect a facility that operates on women meet hospital-level operating standards? /s

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mws50, 8/30/2014 4:39:31 AM     (No. 9986835)

So this judge wants to kill Texas women by denying them proper medical treatment, and he decided proper medical treatment was unconstitutional? It is time to impeach this ridiculous judge or ignore him.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 8/30/2014 6:52:29 AM     (No. 9986882)

You have to love the AP...FTA: Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional".

Those wascally Wepublicans are so unfair!!! They won´t let us have dirty abortion clinics with no professional staffers like Dr. Gosnell´s in Philadelphia.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Avogadra, 8/30/2014 8:07:08 AM     (No. 9986938)

Joan Rivers is in a coma because she had a relatively minor procedure performed in a clinic, suffered respiratory or cardiac arrest, and then had to be transported to a hospital.

Abortion is not a relatively minor procedure, and performing it in a clinic is a risk. Texas has recognized this, but Wendy Davis and other liberal women figure that if aborted babies are disposable, their mothers must be as well. In their world, sexual freedom is worth that risk.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: john56, 8/30/2014 9:23:33 AM     (No. 9987010)

Sounds like Doc Gosnell would still be in business under this doofus judge´s ruling.

Heck, I´d bet that slaughterhouses have more regulations for cleanliness and sanitation than this judge is willing to allow for abortuaries.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Doctor P, 8/30/2014 9:42:09 AM     (No. 9987045)

The liberal mantra of safe, legal, and rare is really more about LEGALITY than safety or rarity.

Of course there will be more when it is government subsidized.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: heartsurgeon, 8/30/2014 11:51:15 AM     (No. 9987225)

The article coyly alludes to the fact that this Judge has previously had his rulings about the legality of Texas abortion clinic requirements overturned (rather promptly). Did ya catch that in the article??

("the Fifth Circuit, which has already upheld HB2 once")

Agitprop

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