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-- left the scene in Texas were later this afternoon a house committee is expected to hear testimony in a bill.
That would put greater restrictions on late term abortions.
The bill has sparked a series of protests even an eleven hour plus filibuster.
By a state lawmaker we saw there who's now become a heroine to many on the left -- the left.
Pro choice people.
But passions running high on both sides of this hearing is just a sample of what's being sent.
And so I want to make sure that I do my part to.
Keep her right.
It's important we support.
Stayed all around the world -- And that children -- okay -- -- C news.
-- -- -- I'm not -- Around her hair we don't want to see -- -- slamming this could mean I can't keep guys result of this as a single mother.
I face the fear and shows -- voice.
What I know now is that that -- bill.
Did feel -- Emotions running high down in Texas and there's a question about what this is going to do to the national debate over abortion.
Turning now Leslie Marshall whose syndicated radio talk show host and Fox News contributor and Chris Plante who -- host of the Chris Plante show.
And you know since the beginning this has been an issue on on which.
Folks have been very divided and good people can have strong differences on this issue.
But it is interesting to see this state lawmaker Wendy Davis killed as heroin.
I'll ask you about it -- -- even you know as somebody who is pro choice would you say you are.
-- hailed as a -- when you know what one of the main pieces of the bill that she's objecting to is she wants you to be able to abort your baby.
Between weeks twenty and 26.
All right so that that point.
She thinks she should still be able to abort a healthy fetus.
You know they're sucking their thumbs at that point they're kicking their yawning in utero.
And and so she this is what she feels a lot people feel -- but to come out and hail her -- hero for fighting for that.
There's I don't know your reaction to it.
Well first of all so everybody is clear approach it's not a choice I would make you guys know my background adopted child daughter to thirteen IVF cycles eleven miscarriages.
I certainly wouldn't make that choice.
-- but legally women.
With the passage in 1973 -- UAE have that choice -- as a woman on the left to his pro choice.
I don't view her as a terror win with regard to.
That specific I think the way the women that I have heard from -- Megan.
A view her and even some of my friends -- Republicans -- pro choice in Texas.
A -- is fighting for women's rights.
The Texas governor the Texas legislature.
It is largely men on making this kind of the decision.
About that in a man and -- -- have followed up that animate him to Chris because.
If it bit the other piece of it is they're gonna have tightened restrictions on abortion clinics which the which then.
Pro choice folks say will severely narrow a woman's options if she wants to have an abortion.
And that piece of it.
Maybe less controversial but I disgusted with this -- but now because.
Women's rights will still be intact even if they lower.
That the weeks from 26 to twenty in terms of being able to abort a healthy fetus.
So I have a real problem quite frankly.
As a woman with the government making a decision for myself or even Chris when it comes to health we have seen a butcher.
On doctor -- -- now.
I'm married to somebody is quite the opposite who saves lives every day.
And I really do believe that when it comes to an individual's health in this choice included that should be -- be between the doctor.
And the patient out there are times.
Where the life of the mother -- the fetus are in question at this but still I certainly don't feel that -- the first elderly Chinese -- you should be considered.
This bill as I understand Chris would preserve the ability to have an abortion if the mothers health or life are in danger even past the twenty week mark right.
And if there's a good fetal abnormalities it would preserve the ability to.
-- term abortion.
Yeah that's -- amid all the exceptions that are reasonable person should ask for a -- women's health always sounds like a great fallback but.
Twenty weeks where five months CN the child is fully formed it's obviously human being it looks like Mahatma Gandhi without the walking stick.
It feels pain and some people are putting together college funds for their children at that point as.
You may have -- -- I mean it's.
It's pretty well along in the process it's there are the rights of the women which I think are being amply protected that bare minimum.
And then there comes the question of the right -- life and the right of the child to life once it's fully formed at twenty weeks.
It's it's ingesting it's digesting its swallowing it issuing.
It's it is fully formed in every way imaginable.
You just leave it alone and it becomes a lawyer and you know it's arguing on Fox News 25 years from now.
So the question is -- question is where you draw the line and that's what we're having a perfectly reasonable discussion about I think in the United States right now.
But it though fullbacks are becoming more and more absurd to it's about women's health it's about choice it's about rights.
Science and public opinion are trending -- -- from the more radical positions on on pro choice and they Kermit got -- situation I think crystallized a couple of issues that are coming to the -- now to and you know how far you're willing to go.
That was another situation in Pennsylvania -- some pars -- -- -- pointing out how they said.
Once they tighten the regulations in Pennsylvania in the wake of his horrors.
There is some had predicted -- all these abortion clinics are gonna close and women are gonna have access some close but it wasn't the disaster in terms of access that had been predicted.
We'll see what happens in Texas I got to cut short as -- thank you both because.
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