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Women & unborn kids victimized as Dems and Reps weaponize abortion

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Rekindled interest in abortion legislation is a clear reminder that the 2020 presidential elections are bearing down on the United States like a veritable tornado, with all of the expected fallout and damage.

On one side of the ramparts we have liberals, fervent believers in the idea that nobody – least of all members of the hirsute patriarchal tribe – should have the right to tell women what they can and cannot do with their bodies. That argument is defensible, but only up to a point.

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After all, a defenseless baby in the mother’s womb is also, arguably, blessed with certain unalienable rights. But who will speak for it? The fact that it is unable to vote in elections and recite the constitution are poor excuses for denying the fetus representation, not to mention life. In other words, a legal line must be drawn between the rights of the woman and the rights of the unborn human being she is carrying.

It should come as no surprise that many liberals passionately disagree with that argument. That much was made obvious by pro-abortion legislation recently passed by the state of New York that allows abortions within 24 weeks from the start of pregnancy, or at any time when it is deemed necessary to protect the expectant mother’s life or health.

At this point, it would be idle not to ask whether these women took advantage of the many inexpensive contraceptives now readily available over the counter, and why they decided to wait until the third trimester of their pregnancy to terminate the life inside of them. But I digress.

Today New York State Senate passed the........

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