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Obamacare Subsidizes Abortions for Women Making $90,000

Happy Jake Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 7:39 AM
In the perfect world, all people would recognize the abyssal evil of abortion and the fact that killing your own child is far worse a thing to do than enduring whatever inconvenience that child may bring you, thus no one would want them, thus there would be no need to restrict them. But that would require that people are intrinsically good, and that is not true. The next step down is the best case scenario in a realistic setting where we account for the intrinsic evil of the human condition and require laws to correct behavior. In that case, abortion would be illegal, period, without regard to the manner of conception or the arbitrary timing of the abortion. But modern politics makes that impossible as a practical matter. ...
Happy Jake Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 7:57 AM
... Following that would be a direct reversal of the unconstitutional and illogical Roe v. Wade case. That would put the authority to regulate abortion back to the states, where, Constitutionally, it belongs. This would still allow for the possibility for abortion to be illegal everywhere, at all times, while still maintaining the Constitutional separation of powers between the state legislatures and the federal bench.

Even failing all of that - even allowing for some nonexistant natural right to kill your own offspring for convenience's sake - under no circumstances is it appropriate for the government to pay for it. Abortion - even if it were an intrinsic good - is elective. It is not required for survival (as is, say, food and...
Happy Jake Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 7:57 AM
... water - which might also be inappropriate for the government to provide). It is only even possible to perform after another elective activity. And most often it is done only because someone has done something they shouldn't.
How rich do you have to be in Barack Obama's America to pay the whole tab for your own abortion? What about a divorced 38-year-old public school principal who has three children and earns $90,000 per year? Would she need to personally pay the full fair to have a doctor kill her fourth child while that child was still in her womb?

Under Obamacare, the federal government will force taxpayers to help her buy insurance that pays for abortions.

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