posted on Jun, 6 2005 @ 01:52 PM
In Forth Worth Texas, the governor ceremonially signed a bill that imposes more limitations on late-term abortions. This bill would also require that
minors get written parental permission before they can get an abortion.
The ceremony was filled with religious references. Govenor Perry held this ceremony in the Gymnasium of a church.
FORT WORTH, Texas -- In a ceremony filled with religious references, Gov. Rick Perry signed a bill at a church school gymnasium Sunday that imposes
more limits on late-term abortions and requires minor girls to get written parental consent for abortions.
"And it has been a tragedy of unspeakable consequences that for decades activist courts denied many Texas parents their right to be involved in one
of the most important decisions their young daughter could ever make -- whether to end the life that was growing inside her," Perry told a crowd of
about 1,000 people gathered at the Calvary Christian Academy. "For too long, a blind eye has been turned to the rights of our most vulnerable human
beings -- that's the unborn in our society."
During the 1 1/2-hour program, Perry also signed a resolution to amend the Texas Constitution by banning same-sex marriages.
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Even though this bill is not yet law and will need to be voted on by the Texas voters, why would a government official ignore protocol?
What happened to the separation of church and state? It would seem that Governor Perry is attempting to polarize various religious sects by this
As most objectors top this bill are those of faith, why would he sign a bill like this in a place of worship. Is this a “thumbing of his nose” to
those of faith?
I personally am against abortions for the most part. Abortions should only be allowed in such cases as rape, or when the woman’s health would be
[edit on 6-6-2005 by kenshiro2012]