The abortion issue will once again divide our N.M. Legislature
I noticed in the Albuquerque Journal on Dec. 14, 2022 that the state legislators are preparing for a debate on abortion rights. And the Democrats will be deciding how to reinforce protections and access to reproductive health care.
I’m glad to see in the article that the reporter expects intense opposition by the Republican lawmakers. With the New Mexico state Roundhouse controlled totally by Democrats I suspect that the Republicans will be totally shouted down in that debate.
“Reproductive health care” should not have to be debated if the doctors administering the services honors his/her oath; “To do no harm.”
When abortion is the killing of a live fetus in the womb of the mother, the doctor administrating this procedure is being a hypocrite to that oath. How can any rational person not think that this is not murder?
I know that this is a very loaded statement, but when the life of a person “outside the womb” is killed it is considered some degree of murder or manslaughter. Why is taking the life inside the womb not so considered?
It has been reported that politicians professing pro-abortion positions in this last election were voted into their positions by pro-abortion voters. Many of these voters profess to be Christians, I’m sure. It seems that right is now wrong and wrong is now right. A person praying silently in front of an abortion clinic in England was reported to have been arrested for doing so.
As a Christian society and country are we to accept or tolerate this kind police action? Free speech and peaceable assembly is still the law in our country, and now that is being abused by the very actions of our once respected federal law enforcement agencies.
In New Mexico, it is legal to kill the baby in all stages of development, and the state statistics show that 4,000 to 5,000 abortions are performed annually and are supported by some state funds.
We don’t know if they were performed to save the life of the mother or some legal reasoning agreed to by most reasonable people. Whatever the number, some of these 4,000 to 5,000 deaths could have included someone that might have created a great advancement in the sciences, the medical community, mathematics or other feat that changed society for the better.
I hope the Democrats will let some of the Republicans get their common sense ideas expressed in their debate in Santa Fe. Is that too much hope for our divided country?
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