Right now Liberals’ and Feminists’ panties are twisting. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals just overturned the lower court’s decision to block a Texas law requiring that females seeking abortions to have a sonogram exam and to listen to a physician’s detailed description of the fetus.
US District judge Sam Sparks had previously ruled in August that it violates physicians’ free-speech rights – by what legal basis nobody knows.
As Technorati’s contributor, Stephen Alexander writes:
In Texas, the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Texas law that mandates women seeking an abortion to have a sonogram examination and to listen to a physician’s detailed description of the fetus, including whether it has developed limbs or internal organs.
The people who support the law say it is designed to ensure that women are fully informed about abortions. More importantly, they want to discourage women from undergoing the procedure. The law, enacted last year requires all women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound scan, except for those who certify that they are rape victims. Victims of rape are permitted to avoid hearing a description of the fetus or embryo.
Texas’ law will now go into effect and it’s doubtful that anyone will successfully challenge it in the SCOTUS.
Oh yeah, Liberals and Feminists panties are twisting over this ruling. Of course, if these females had kept their panties on in the first place or showed a bit of common sense when they took them off, this issue would never have come up.
It’s, after all, a choice; women have a choice about when, how, with who, and with what protections they have sex.