Democrat legislature passes a 20-week abortion ban

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  1. Bro. Curtis

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    …West Virginia over the weekend became the first Democrat-controlled state to pass a ban on abortions 20 weeks after conception, on the basis that fetuses can feel pain.
    The state’s Democrat-led House the House passed the bill 85-15, according to the Associated Press. The Senate had previously passed the bill 25 to 9, according to the Herald Dispatch. In 2010, a total of 27 pregnancies in West Virginia were aborted at or after 18 weeks of gestation, according to the Centers for Disease Control. (Gestational age there is based on a clinician’s estimate.)
    Ten other states have passed similar bans based on the theory that fetuses can feel pain starting 20 weeks after fertilization. They are: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Texas. Each ban was passed by a Republican-led state legislature, making West Virginia the first state to do so under Democratic leadership.
    West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin (D) told the AP that he’s concerned the bill could be unconstitutional…...


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    West Virginia has to go conservative or go to Republican-controlled divisions of government. They'll likely do the latter anyway, but this is a good thing.
     
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    I still say we go nowhere with the abortion war until we get a succession of truly constitutional Supreme Court Justices, and I don't see that happening with either party. Democrats nominate judges that further the leftist agenda. Republicans nominate judges they think the Democrats will like.
     

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