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North Dakota's State Senate Passes Bill Aiming to Make Abortion Illegal

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Ugh, North Dakota! You don't even have a mountain with president faces on it, why are you getting so high and mighty? Keep this up and we'll attach you to Florida and cut your ass off! (It could work.) (?)

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Earlier today, North Dakota's State Senate passed two bills that, if approved by voters, will make it harder for women in the worst state to be a woman to get vital women's health care. Ughhh.

The first bill is the Personhood Constitutional Amendment initiative that would amend the state's constitution to give legal rights and protections to human embryos. Obviously, this would effectively outlaw abortion because the woman has fewer rights than the fertilized egg inside of her. It's expected to pass the House, and when it does, voters will decide on in during the 2014 elections.

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"We are intending that it be a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade, since Scalia said that the Supreme Court is waiting for states to raise a case," state Sen. Margaret Sitte (R), the sponsor of the personhood initiative.

The other bill is aimed at shutting down North Dakota's sole abortion clinic, the Red River Women's Clinic in Fargo, by requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. This is the exact same bullshit currently going down in Mississippi. Terribly, all hospitals near the Jackson clinic are refusing the applications of doctors who perform abortions. Awful. When this passes the House (likely), it will also go to vote in 2014.

Both Planned Parenthood and the North Dakota Democratic Party are understandably upset and freaked out, with NDDP communications director Rania Batrice saying "It's like a bad episode of the twilight zone."

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[Huffington Post]

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soenlightenedone
soenlightenedone

It's getting so that I hate the liberal agenda...to make it seem wrong to respect human life just so you can feel better when you screw around and get pregnant and then you want to have the right to KILL a defenseless human. All because you want to do whatever you want and not have to take responsibility for your actions. Abortion on demand is wrong...period.

There are exceptions but, if a healthy woman with a healthy BABY wants an abortion because it's not "convenient" ? It's time to grow up, accept responsibility, carry the baby to term and then, IF you still don't want or can't raise the child, let someone who does want a baby have it. Don't murder an innocent and set yourself up for the guilt and depression that WILL come if you commit such a horrific offense. We have murdered millions of BABIES because they were "inconvenient" . So, so sad...