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1. A critically ill, 27-year-old Washington D.C. woman was 26 weeks pregnant when a judge ordered her to have a Cesarean section. He did so with the understanding that the procedure would very likely kill her. It did. The baby died as well.
2. A pregnant woman in Iowa fell down a flight of stairs and went to the hospital. The hospital reported her to the police who arrested her for “attempted fetal homicide.”
3. A Utah woman gave birth to twins, one of which was stillborn. Her doctors blamed the death on her decision to delay a C-section. She was arrested for fetal homicide.
4. A Louisiana woman checked in to a hospital due to vaginal bleeding. She was locked up for a year on charges of “second-degree murder before medical records revealed she had suffered a miscarriage at 11 to 15 weeks of pregnancy.”
5. A Florida woman “was held prisoner at a hospital to prevent her from going home while she appeared to be experiencing a miscarriage. She was forced to undergo a Cesarean.” She still lost the baby, and her two small children at home were left without her while she was held. A state court ruled that this detention was wrong, although it would have been fine if she was further along in her pregnancy.
6. Another Florida woman who went into labor at home was picked up by a sheriff, driven to the hospital and forced to have a Cesarean against her will. She filed suit, and the court concluded that the woman’s personal constitutional rights “clearly did not outweigh the interests of the State of Florida in preserving the life of the unborn child.”
7. A severely depressed, pregnant 22-year-old woman in South Carolina tried to commit suicide. She was jailed for child abuse.
During the third presidential debate, Trump said overturning Roe V. Wade would happen “automatically” should he win.
In an interview with 60 Minutes’ Lesley Stahl broadcast Sunday night, Trump said he would stick to his campaign pledge to appoint pro-life judges to the Supreme Court in an attempt to weaken or reverse the landmark 1973 decision on abortion.
“I’m pro-life. The judges will be pro-life,” Trump responded.
“They’ll be pro-life … But having to do with abortion if it ever were overturned, it would go back to the states. So it would go back to the states and–.”
originally posted by: windword
a reply to: Daedalus
I agree, this is very silly...why did you start it?
Because I happen to believe Trump's goal to meet his campaign promises, unlike his supporters, and want to speak to the consequences of that reality.
You linked to the same thread you are already in.
Look, there is NOTHING in his policy that says anything about Women's rights, reproductive rights or abortion.