Shocking Argument Presented by Attorney Jonathan Mitchell In a brief description of a friend of the court this summer a restrictive mississippi law Denying the right to abortion to women after 15 weeks of pregnancy. It was also briefly argued that Roe v. Wade should be dismissed.
“Women can ‘control their reproductive lives’ without access to abortion; they can abstinence from intercourse,” Mitchell, a former solicitor general from Texas, briefly lectured, who was First reported by The Guardian.
He argued that “the cause of sexual liberation” should not take priority over the fetus.
Mitchell and a co-lawyer, anti-abortion activist Adam Matara (a former clerk for Conservative Justice Clarence Thomas), also briefly noted that “wealthy women” had access to travel to other states with different laws to obtain abortions. is an option. The brief claimed that “tribal women” could take advantage of an “abortion fund” to help them with the cost.
As for women’s sexual behavior, “one can imagine a scenario in which a woman chooses to engage in unprotected (or insufficiently protected) intercourse on the assumption that abortion will be available to her later,” summarizes has been mentioned. “But when this Court announces Roe’s decision that a person can easily change her behavior … if she no longer wants to risk an unwanted pregnancy.”
“The only time abortion is needed is to ensure a woman’s ability to ‘control her reproductive life’ … in cases of rape or when the pregnancy is endangering her life,” Mitchell said. Texas Government Greg Abbott (R) swore earlier this month that he would somehow “kill all rapists“From the streets of your state.
The brief also claims that the rights to same-sex sex and same-sex marriage, which Supreme Court upheld, cry v. are “lawless” as protected by Wade.
The amicus brief was filed on behalf of the right-wing evangelical Texas Right to Life group, a leading proponent and expected enforcer of the new Texas law.
The law prohibits women from having abortions – even in cases of rape and incest – after six weeks of pregnancy, when many women do not yet know they are pregnant. About this 90% of abortions in Texas were received after six weeks of pregnancy before it was signed into law. The Supreme Court on September 1 voted not to block the law immediately.
To enforce the law, Texas has established a reward system for alertness Who can collect $10,000 if they win a lawsuit filed against someone who “aided and abets” an abortion—from a doctor to a friend who took someone to a clinic. Texas Right To Life Has Set Up A Reporting Form For Wannabe Enforcers But Has Been Bounced On From Two Internet Service Providers Violation of Privacy Requirements.