TX considers DEATH PENALTY for women who get abortions.

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Well, at least it wasn't Florida--yet!

Texas abortion bill proposes death penalty for women, physicians
The bill was introduced by Republican Rep. Tony Tinderholt in January, but had its first committee hearing this week.


Anti-abortion activists protest outside the Supreme Court during the March for Life on Jan. 18.Jose Luis Magana / AP file


April 10, 2019, 4:10 PM EDT
By Dartunorro Clark

Texas lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban abortion in the state and charge women who have abortions with homicide, which can carry the death penalty in the state. Rep. Tony Tinderholt, a Republican, introduced the “Abolition of Abortion in Texas Act,” or House Bill 896, in January to "protect the rights of an unborn child" but it was granted its first committee hearing on Monday and Tuesday.

Nearly 500 people testified, with 54 people testifying against the bill, according to The Washington Post.
“A living human child, from the moment of fertilization on fusion of a human spermatozoon with a human ovum, is entitled to the same rights, powers, and privileges as are secured or granted by the laws of this state to any other human child," the text of the bill reads.
Republican Rep. Matt Krause, who sits on the Texas House Committee on Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence, which heard the bill, said in a statement on Facebook before the hearing that it was "the first legislative hearing since 1973 on this topic."
Tinderholt introduced a similar bill in 2017, but it failed to leave committee. He was placed under state protection because of death threats he received after proposing the bill, according to The Texas Tribune.
Tinderholt did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Democrats on the committee excoriated the bill, calling the provisions hypocritical.
“I’m trying to reconcile in my head the arguments that I heard tonight about how essentially one is OK with subjecting a woman to the death penalty ... to do to her the exact same thing that one is alleging she is doing to a child," Democratic Rep. Victoria Neave said during the hearing, according to The Washington Post.

Edit: link to article added: Texas lawmakers consider death penalty for women who get abortions
 
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Brunei, here we come...
FIRST BAPTIST CONVENTION here we come.

This is among their photos. I'm not sure I care to know why this means in CHRISTIANSPEAK.



Well, I see a FEW women's hands in the group at the Southern Baptist Convention 'Convention'. Damn few... (Even LESS people of 'darker hue')
 
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We know that this will never pass but be aware that the opposition to Abortion on Demand is a serious matter for people in Texas as it is elsewhere.

A person only has to tally up the huge terrible numbers of abortions performed since Roe V Wade to realize the madness and the terrible impact that abortion has had on the unborn, the children of our future.

Woman proclaim, "But it is my body" and they forget that their own body will heal but the new little life inside of them will never heal.

How could murder ever have risen to be such a supported social issue when our instinct tells us that it is a crime; a crime against humanity?