Texas state senator: I want women to be “more personally responsible” when they have sex

Photo: Anthony Moretti 9-30-2014

Photo: Anthony Moretti 9-30-2014

The Observer has the story.

“Right now, it’s real easy. Right now, they don’t make it important to be personally responsible because they know that they have a backup of ‘oh, I can just go get an abortion.’ Now, we both know that consenting adults don’t always think smartly sometimes. But consenting adults need to also consider the repercussions of the sexual relationship that they’re gonna have, which is a child,” Tinderholt said.

House Bill 948 would ban and criminalize abortions at any stage, direct state officials to ignore “any conflicting federal” laws, and would no longer exempt pregnancies as a result of rape, incest or fetal abnormalities.

Read those last dozen or so words again: would no longer exempt pregnancies as a result of rape, incest or fetal abnormalities.

 

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