Arizona is one step closer to making it illegal to perform abortions based on the gender or race of the fetus – a move that critics say is a solution in search of a problem.
But a majority of the Arizona House of Representatives on Monday agreed that there should be safeguards against such a procedure and passed House Bill 2443 a 41-18 vote.
The measure now moves to the Senate for consideration.
Here’s my question: If most people agree that it’s wrong to abort a baby just because it’s a girl or because its father is black, then why isn’t also wrong to abort a baby because it’s not convenient for the mother to have a child right at the moment?
Exactly. That’s why such measures will be fought very hard. And the fight will expose just how extremist the “pro-choice” position has become. Here again, I don’t particularly care whether this specific measure becomes law or not. I’m just delighted there’s a debate about it.
Andrea adds: Which is why “reasonable” pro-choicers will be voted down by their own colleagues. It takes an unreasonable dedication to abortion at any time for any reason to keep abortion around at all.by