Courtesy of The Libertarian Enterprise
The headline reads: "The Next Anti-Choice Target: Miscarriage".
The source is Jezebel.com, which advises us, "A new Utah law could
charge women with homicide if they miscarry, making women's rights
advocates concerned that women will be brought up on murder charges
for drinking, failing to wear a seatbelt, or falling down the stairs.
"The bill passed Utah's state legislature last Thursday [my
emphasis] and still needs final approval by the governor, but it
continues to gain attention this week for its unusually restrictive
language. It doesn't address legal abortion, but allows punishment
up to life in prison for an "intentional, knowing, or reckless act"
that leads to a miscarriage or abortion without a doctor's
Read the rest at
but remember where you saw it first. There's discussion in this article
about registering pregnancies and many of the other outrages I have
predicted over the past few years, outrages that others have dismissed,
among other things, as "red herrings".
It occurs to me that if we were to take the Bush-Obama government at
their word, that this country's military is fighting two wars in the
middle east for freedom and against terrorism, then we should pull
our troops out of Iraq and Afghanistan immediately and send them
straight to Utah.
As Huey Long might have said, "Of course we'll have fascism
eventually -- but we'll call it 'wombocracy'."
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