Friday, October 14, 2011

Protect Life Act Passes House: Republicans vote to compel pregnancies even if it kills the woman

The Protect Life Act has passed the House of Representatives on October 13th, but will likely die in the US Senate. The bill is also being referred to as the 'Let Women Die' bill cause if a woman needs a medical procedure to save her life but the hospital is Catholic or some other wing nut cult, she will just die right there on the floor of that hospital and this legislation will protect them from lawsuits.

Protect Life Act Passes House: House Passes Controversial Anti-Abortion Bill

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) said she personally faced a situation in which an abortion was medically necessary. "I was pregnant, I was miscarrying, I was bleeding," she said on the House floor Thursday. "If I had to go from one hospital to the next trying to find one emergency room that would take me in, who knows if I would even be here today. What my colleagues on the other side of the aisle are trying to do is misogynist."

House GOP Proposes So-Called ‘Let Women Die’ Bill That Lets Hospitals Deny Life-Saving Care

Under H.R. 358, dubbed the “Protect Life Act” and sponsored by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-Pa.), hospitals that don’t want to provide abortions could refuse to do so, even for a pregnant woman with a life-threatening complication that requires a doctor terminate her pregnancy. This provision would apply to the more than 600 Catholic hospitals governed by the Catholic Health Association, which are regulated by bishops and prohibited from performing abortions.

This is just another example out of many we see every day in this country where the state is co-mingling with religion. Totally out of the air or completely out of their ass, religions such as Catholicism determined that conception is when God give a soul to the unborn and an embryo suddenly becomes a baby, a person, a human being with full rights. All scientific evidence and every biology class in America proves this wrong. The chances of an embryo making it to full maturation and a baby being delivered alive is very minuscule. Just traveling down the Fallopian tube is a hazard for embryos.

The Bible doesn't even back up all the Christian hoopla over abortion. In the OT, God orders the tribes to kill all women, men and boys and especially the pregnant women. The teachings of Jesus say nothing about abortion or contraceptive. This is the Catholic Church making this stuff up out of thin air.

The best part is the Church has the resources at its disposal to accomplish its misogynistic abortion goals. The fact is if the churches in America opposed to abortion ever decided to give up their tax-free IRS status, they could spend all the money they want to to politic for those who will take their money and vote their way. Fortunately, the Churches are not really spiritual organizations that even believe the mystical crap they spout. They like their money way too much to ever actually fight abortion. That is how I know the abortion debate is all politics and not a religious conviction for the churches in America. But that still doesn't mean women don't suffer from the crap the Republicans are passing in Congress. I really can not stand how our government and its politicians pandering to the religious right do so much damage to our nation.

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