Poll: Should California Follow Arizona Lead on Abortion Rights Limits?

Meanwhile, state Sen. Christine Kehoe’s bill would expand access to abortions in the state.

Now that a federal judge has upheld Arizona’s more restrictive abortion law— banning the procedure starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy—other states may follow suit with similar legislation. But probably not California. State Sen. Christine Kehoe, D-San Diego, in February introduced Senate Bill 1501, which would let nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurse midwives perform routine abortions in the first trimester of pregnancy as a way of expanding access to the procedure.  Which direction should the state take?

Komfort August 03, 2012 at 03:02 PM
Why did Obama choose religious loony Rick Warren for his invocation?
Michael Ecklund August 03, 2012 at 05:09 PM
Komfort: Obama says he is a christian but has never said he was born again and a follower of Jesus. Rick Warren heads up one of the biggest churches in Orange County. His church is the perfect example of the apostasy today. If anyone belongs to his church ...get out now. His purpose driven life will send people where thet won't want to go..
Michael Ecklund August 03, 2012 at 05:12 PM
MH...Godish, what a nice word. You can ignore the word, but it will never come back void.
Cara August 03, 2012 at 05:18 PM
Thank you MH!
David B Secor August 04, 2012 at 04:45 AM
Craig - You are not pro-life, you are pro-pregnancy. That is a very different thing. If you would be 1/10 as passionate about caring for people AFTER they leave the womb, I would take you seriously. Do you support ALL pregnant women having first-rate prenatal care, which would help ensure that the "person" you so desperately want to protect has good care? If you really CARED about the abortion rate, you would be actively supporting sex education and Planned Parenthood, which by offering birth control to millions of women avoids untold thousands of abortions each year. Those abortions would not be happening without extremist insistence that Planned Parenthood not offer birth control. Extremists are co-conspirators in those "deaths" as they would not have occurred had not extremists forced the issue. Once those children are born, some of them have difficult lives. That doesn't concern you of course as they may now be unemployed, and instead of "innocent life" you can immediately switch to calling them deadbeats, leeches, parasites who are no longer a concern for good Christians like yourself. Your egocentric hypocrisy literally jumps from the page. I know you must scour through the Gospels to try to find a quote from Jesus that doesn't say help the poor, feed the sick, etc. So run to some other part of the book and pretend those quotes are the equivalent of Jesus' so you can comfortably ignore what He so clearly told you you must do. Enough.


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