Joe Biden, Democrats, and liberals took a massive hit late Thursday.
The 5th Circuit Court approved a stay that will enable the Texas abortion bill to go into effect
This decision all but guaranteed the Supreme Court will have no choice but take up the case.
Destined for the Supreme Court
The new abortion law is by far the biggest challenge that Roe v. Wade has ever faced.
While there are other restrictive laws in place in other states, one which recently came before the Court, this is by far the most restrictive.
The allowable time for an abortion will be restricted to the first six weeks of the pregnancy.
The basis of the law challenges the current perception of when life begins.
Pro-lifers will tell you that life begins at conception, which makes sense.
However, fetus viability is generally agreed upon to be 24 to 28 weeks.
Several new laws have challenged that and backed it up to 15 weeks, but the Texas law is fighting for the fetus at the first moment a heartbeat can be detected, which is around six weeks.
Brigitte Amiri, deputy director of the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project, an abortion advocate, stated, “We hope the Department of Justice urgently appeals this order to the Supreme Court to restore Texans’ ability to obtain abortion care after six weeks in pregnancy.”
The DOJ has not stated if it will take this case to the Supreme Court yet, but this is more or less a given.
Democrats have two major arguments against this legislation.
The first is that it does not give an exception for incest or rape, but that argument can be countered by saying in those cases, one would think pregnancy tests would be taken immediately to learn if the victim was impregnated.
The second argument is that abortion is reproductive health, which I have stated many times, is pure nonsense.
The only time, in my opinion, that would be the case is if the mother’s life or health is in danger.
Otherwise, it amounts to an elective surgery that just happens to kill an unborn child.
Obviously, both sides refuse to give an inch, so this is clearly headed for a massive showdown on the Court.
Source: Fox News