Supreme Court Upholding Texas Law Would Save Babies—and Maybe America - AMAC - The Association of Mature American Citizens

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Ultimately, the Supreme Court will determine if the federal constitutional right to an abortion conjured by Roe v. Wade is still the law of t
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What does it take to raise the blood pressure of an entire country? Just three letters: Roe.

Thanks to Texas, those three letters are back in the headlines. The state's new abortion law goes to greater lengths than perhaps any other state legislation to protect the lives of the unborn. Everyone agrees that the Texas law will be challenged in federal court. he land, or whether Roe should be changed for one or more reasons. Predictably, voices on the right have praised the move of the Texas government, while the left has reacted with outrage.

Yet even pro-life pundits may be missing the real story. Yes, allowing states to adopt more pro-life laws would save babies. But it might just save America too.

Of course, it's hard to imagine anything involving abortion uniting America. Just look at the left's distortions and deceit about the Supreme Court's recent—and very limited—ruling that, until someone actually tries to enforce the law, lower courts can't stop Texas's ban on abortions after a heartbeat is detected.

But even as the way has been cleared for the Texas pro-life law to take effect, the Supreme Court is set to hear an even bigger case in the coming term, Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. In that case, the Court cannot avoid the question about the constitutional validity of Roe.

Ironically, as even progressives like Ruth Bader Ginsburg have hinted, it took a view of the U.S. Constitution as a "living document" to establish the right to kill a living human being before birth.

Now, thanks to President Trump's appointment of three originalist judges in a single term, there is the real possibility that the Supreme Court will revisit Roe or modify the legal standard which currently prohibits any "undue burdens" on a person's right to an abortion.

For example, the Court might conclude that a 15-week abortion ban—like Mississippi's ban in Dobbs—is not an undue burden because it gives enough time for a woman to discover she is…
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