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Father, we pray that You would stop the lies that are suffocating the truth in the abortion debate. Allow your truth to shine clearly, God, and protect the unborn.

In the wake of the overturn of Roe, democrats sought to protect interstate travel, despite this right being historically protected.

From WORLD. Since the Supreme Court reversed Roe v. Wade, ending a precedent that established a federal right to an abortion, pro-abortion lawmakers have introduced a flurry of legislation billed as ways to protect women, specifically granting a right to travel to another state to get an abortion. The bills have a slim chance of becoming law, but Democratic lawmakers say they want to force votes on them before the midterm elections. Legal experts point out that courts have already decided the constitutional questions about interstate travel at the core of the bills, making congressional approval irrelevant.

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Three senators from abortion destination states—Nevada, Washington, and New York—introduced the Freedom to Travel for Health Care Act of 2022 in mid-July. Along with banning states from restricting travel for women seeking abortions, the bill would also protect abortionists from being sued by plaintiffs in states where abortion is not legal. Co-sponsor Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., who also chairs the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, said the act is in response to GOP lawmakers’ pro-life stances, which she called “extreme,” “radical,” and “un-American….”

Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., said Murray’s bill raises an alarm about a problem that does not exist. Of the 21 states with laws in effect or pending to save unborn babies, none have included measures to prevent women from traveling across state lines….

On July 15, three Republicans broke ranks to vote for the Ensuring Access to Abortion Act of 2022 in the House. This legislation would also make it illegal for states to stop women from traveling to another state to get an abortion. But it would allow abortionists to travel to other states to perform abortions without punishment. Democratic Rep. Lizzie Fletcher of Texas, one of the bill’s authors, said the threats to travel “fail to reflect the fundamental rights that are granted in our Constitution.”

Legal experts agree with Fletcher’s statement, which is why the bills are likely redundant. While the Constitution does not explicitly state a right to travel, jurisprudence has consistently upheld it. In 2020, the Supreme Court ruled that states cannot stop residents from traveling across state lines, even in the middle of a health emergency….

What do you think of this false narrative being pushed by the pro-choice side? Share your thoughts and prayers below.

(Excerpt from WORLD. Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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August 4, 2022

How in the world would a state be able to prevent a person from crossing state lines??!! We don’t have border patrols and checkpoints between our states! A woman could go “on vacation” and come back no longer pregnant. Who could stop it? Anyone who thinks this could be controlled is not thinking straight.
Now, whether or not someone’s insurance would pay for it…I hope in general it would not. (Unless they get a special rider.) But whether it does or does not is up to the insurance company. And for doctors crossing state lines in order to perform abortions I hope they are prosecuted fully, and have their licenses taken away.
This hysteria about travel feels like a smoke screen, maybe for a double agenda. First, to get (gullible) people all worked up over nothing. Second, perhaps to open the door for doctors traveling to states to perform abortions and/or to force insurance companies to pay for both the abortion and perhaps for the travel too.

August 4, 2022

Father, murder is murder. Regardless of the state, it is murder. If a state approvs it, people have freedom to travel. But that doesn’t mean we need to be forced to pay for it with tax money! Make it necessary that if someone travels to murder their child that they pay for it themselves. Amen

    August 4, 2022

    And Father, a health emergency is something entirely different, so stop the doublespeak to get their way!


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