Abortion Law Is as Bad as Literal Terrorists, According to Liberal Activists

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by Mary Margaret Olohan

 

Liberal activists and progressive media compared Texas’ new pro-life law to the Taliban after it went into effect Wednesday.

“I am calling on Joe Biden and the UN to lead a humanitarian effort to airlift women out of Texas,” tweeted BotSentinel founder Christopher Bouzy. “The North American Taliban has seized control of Texas.”

Texas’ highly disputed abortion ban went into effect early Wednesday morning, uninhibited by any action from the Supreme Court. Abortion providers had filed emergency requests to block the enforcement of the Heartbeat Act (S.B. 8), which bans abortions after the unborn baby‘s heartbeat can be detected.

The Supreme Court did not intervene, though it still may do so, but news that the law had gone into effect sparked panicked outbursts from pro-abortion advocates on social media.

“Twenty years ago, a Texan president began a war in the name of spreading freedom and defending women in a faraway place, diverting untold money and energy from nation-building at home, and in the very week that lost war ends, his home state births a Taliban-worthy abortion law,” tweeted TIME editor and author Anand Giridharadas.

The law, which makes exceptions for medical emergencies but not in cases of rape or incest, has raised the ire of pro-abortion advocates as it allows “any person” to sue doctors, abortion clinics, or anyone who “knowingly engages in conduct that aids or abets the performance or inducement of an abortion.”

Those who sue over an abortion may be awarded $10,000 “for each abortion” the defendant performed, induced, aided, or abetted in violation of the law — monetary amounts that some pro-abortion advocates are calling “bounties.”

Eric Garcia, a California Democratic candidate for congress, mocked Republicans who highlighted the plight of women under the Taliban but support Texas’ law.

“Gop: think of what the women in Afghanistan must endure under the Taliban,” he tweeted. “Also gop: we will put $10,000 bounties on women seeking abortions and everyone helping them.”

“We fought the Taliban for women’s rights in Afghanistan, but they just won in Texas,” talk show host Thom Hartmann tweeted. “Today the Texas Taliban will decide who can vote, who can’t, & which votes will be thrown out and not counted. What’s next? Men with guns, flags & pickup trucks? Public executions? Oh, yeah…”

 

Producer Jonathan Goldman said the new law has “always been the GOP’s end game.”

“What’s scary is how much more they’ve been radicalized in the past 4 years,” he added. “ChrIStIS is just the Taliban without Islam.”

Pro-life activist Obianuju Ekeocha commented that tweets comparing Texas’ law to the Taliban highlight that “abortion is indeed a pseudo-religious sacrament for western elites.”

“In their minds they equate what Taliban is doing to women with those fighting to end atrocity that is abortion,” she said.

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Mary Margaret Olohan is a reporter for Daily Caller News Foundation.
Photo “Stop Abortion Bans Rally” by Fibonacci Blue. CC BY 2.0.

 

 


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4 Thoughts to “Abortion Law Is as Bad as Literal Terrorists, According to Liberal Activists”

  1. These are the same people who are trying to mandate that everyone get an experimental gene therapy injection? My Body, My Choice goes two ways, does it not?

  2. 83ragtop50

    I am so proud of Texas.

  3. David H

    Conservatives need to think this through.
    1. It will turn off some moderates and help the Dems win.
    2. Is it more important than having the Radical Dems take over our government?
    3. 90% of the abortions involve low-income people. Without abortions there would be 25 million more Dems and they would be totally in charge (if you doubt it, look at the number of abortions since 1960).

  4. Tim Price

    Such bullsh** from the murdering left!

    Hell awaits these murders!

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