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    the solution is to move quickly, challenge it in court, get it overturned, and also obviously elect folks to make sure something like this doesn't become law in the future.

    •  I believe this (1+ / 0-)
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      has been upheld (in the case of Texas) by the appellate courts.  I am guessing the current Supreme Court would support it as well, given the make up.  But it does have to be fought.

      by KibbutzAmiad on Wed Feb 15, 2012 at 03:19:15 PM PST

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      •  i dont know (0+ / 0-)

        the key i think is to fight the idea that you can mandate an unnecessary medical procedure before someone can partake of a constitutionally protected procedure.

        I would think no.

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