State Legislatures Take Up Abortion Issues

From The New American State governments are reasserting their constitutional right to regulate abortion. Eleven states this year have passed laws which either restricts or controls abortion, this activity represents a high water mark for state legislative action on this issue. Governor Barbour of Mississippi signed into law a measure which would keep new insurance…

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The Constitution and Abortion

Gary North makes some astute observations in a recent blog post at LewRockwell.com: Over 25 years ago, several leaders of my church drove 20 miles for a meeting with Dan Smoot, the 1950s-era conservative TV personality and the author of The Invisible Government (1962), the first expose of the Council on Foreign Relations. Smoot was…

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Three Crimes, and Three Crimes Only

The Constitution specifies only three federal crimes-treason, piracy, and counterfeiting. So whether you think performing OR preventing an abortion is a crime – it’s still something that the federal government is not authorized to deal with. State Constitutions in California, Connecticut and elsewhere have a greater protection for the ability to have an abortion than…

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