Let’s be clear about this: it is not the pregnant sixteen-year-old who is alleging her parents are coercing her into having a baby, it’s the Texas Center for Defense of Life. And neither the Texas Center for Defense of Life nor its lawyers give one whit about this pregnant sixteen-year-old girl or her unborn, nor do they care abou the physical and emotional trauma she’ll undergo during childbirth. They don’t give a damn about the ridicule and comments a pregnant sixteen-year-old girl has to endure from the other students at her school.
They’re only concerned with their Cause, which is absolute control over the female body. And like all phonies who pretend to hold unborn life sacred, after the baby is born to a sixteen-year-old girl and her parents are saddled with the costs of feeding it, clothing it, daycare, healthcare, and schooling, the Texas Center for Defense of Life and its lawyers and its legal fund will be long gone.
I bet you these same “religious” Right Republicans are the same people fighting to get Obamacare and welfare laws repealed so that poor people and people in general who can’t afford healthcare or to feed another mouth are stuck with expenses they can’t afford while the Texas Center for Defense of Life and its lawyers pat themselves on the back for saving another unborn “life” while throwing into turmoil the lives of the living.
The audacity, the callousness of these so-called “religious” right folks that they will take a child to court to have a judge force her to give birth to a child she is emotionally and psychologically unfit to care for a baby, let alone raise it. A judgment mandating the baby be born would mean the pregnant teen’s parents will be forced to raise another child they had never planned for.
There might be some individuals who are members of the Texas Center for Defense of Life and its legal team who belive in their misguided and evil cause. But for the majority, it’s all about money and power. Those Right To Life centers whose soul purpose is to rob other living humans of THEIR rights collect a lot of money in contributions, and lots of money buys lots of power when giving to politicians who owe their elections to lots of money from Right To Life centers and legal teams. Defending unborns is just a means to an end, which is the same reason why the NRA is fighting mandatory background checks for all retail gun purchases. For Right To Lifers, the more they fight abortions, the more money they make. For the NRA, the more they enable people to kill other people, the more money they make.
That’s what makes the Right Wing so strange: One sect tries to ensure babies get born while another sect tries to ensure these babies are shot to death as soon as they reach school age.