Although Till claims delivering babies is the most rewarding part of his medical practice, he seems to be bent on making sure many babies are not delivered.
It is perfectly legitimate, and I will argue sensible, to be pro-choice yet oppose the constitutional amendment Prop 5/Article 22 that is on the general election ballot, arriving now in our mailboxes.
Senate Democrats have unleashed their own attack on these pro-life centers, demonizing them as potential “surveillance infrastructure” to power “pregnancy- and abortion-related prosecutions.”
Here are five unarguable facts that all voters should know about Proposal 5/Article 22 before they say yes or no.
Joining Warren in signing the letter are senators Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii; Cory Booker, D-NJ; Bernie Sanders, I-VT; Ron Wyden, D-Ore; Ed Markey, D-Mass; and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
The fundamental question is, do our Vermont beliefs and values support an unlimited right to a third trimester abortion, up until the time of birth, and locking that right into our constitution?
The term “personal reproductive autonomy” is not defined anywhere in Vermont or American jurisprudence. It is a term invented for this proposed amendment — even the sponsors of the amendment admit that they do not know what the term means.
Making “personal reproductive autonomy” a right for every individual — men, women, and children — undermines women’s access to safe, on-demand abortion and undermines parents’ authority to direct their children in reproductive matters free from state interference.
By the third trimester (at least) it is impossible not to see that a fetus is a separate human being from the mother who is carrying her. Prop 5/Article 22 fails to consider the child’s claim to life at all.
Vermont is trending to become a destination state for all Americans seeking to legally buy sex, lethal end-of-life drugs, and abortions currently illegal in their own states.
At the Holy Family Parish Center in Essex Junction on Saturday morning, Rep. Anne Donahue, R-Northfield, urged pro-choice and pro-life Vermonters to recognize that Article 22 protects third-trimester abortions, something even most pro-choice Vermonters oppose.
When asked specifically about whether or not California should make abortion on demand an unrestricted right throughout all nine months of pregnancy, even a solid majority of Californians don’t support this.