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Recently the sensible segment of the nation was outraged at the VA legislature, but VA is only following in the footsteps of TX.  Another leadership role in which we Texican can take great pride (note: sarcasm).  Below, see the Texas Tribune (wonderful source: not sarcasm) article about the law.

http://www.texastribune.org/...

And, the letter from the Texas Department of State Health Services (lovingly known as 'DSHS or DISHES') to abortion providers and the form a woman must sign.

http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/...

The bizarre kicker in all this  ---  the procedure must be done (with some exceptions) no more than 24 hours prior to to the abortion, but awoman doesn't have to view or hear the results.  She must listen to a description of the fetus, unless the pregnancy meets specific requirements (rape, etc.).

The Rs want to keep us from using the government to get into their pocketbooks and wallets, but they think they have every right to use it to violate even the most fundamental aspect of our personal privacy -- our bodies.

Now, we can all remember why the First Amendment was written.  The Founders understood the profound danger when one religious group can use the power of government to enforce its own particular vision of the sacred.

Originally posted to ATexican on Thu Mar 01, 2012 at 03:00 PM PST.

Also republished by TexKos-Messing with Texas with Nothing but Love for Texans.

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