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Response to moriah (Reply #29)

Fri Jan 6, 2012, 12:10 PM

49. Because 'health' is not 'life'.

Health includes things like future fertility, to try again. Life is life only.

Santorum's own sponsored bill has a single, solitary exception: to protect the life of the mother.

"A defendant accused of an offense under this section may seek a hearing before the State Medical Board on whether the physician's conduct was necessary to save the life of the mother whose life was endangered by a physical disorder, physical illness, or physical injury, including a life-endangering physical condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy itself."

We need to be accurate about this issue, or the right will easily dismiss it in the court of public opinion.

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