by William Heino, Sr.
(Oct. 12, 2021) — It seems Texas is in a dilemma when it comes to abortion. One wonders how Texas, known as ground zero, the execution capital of the United States which has executed 573 prisoners since 1982, can sanction the killing by “lethal injection of substance or substances in a lethal quality sufficient to cause death until such convict is dead,” Texas Art. 43.14, and of those who had an abortion, at the same time under a theory of saving life after the six-week moratorium on abortion?
Well, dilemma no more. It seems they solved that problem by introducing several bills to allow the death penalty for abortion. Imagine, if you can, the death penalty for innocent hysterical teenagers who had been raped. Never mind the many other reasons women seek to have an abortion. Will choosing an abortion across state lines matter? This is sick.
The sponsors of this mentality? Texas State Representative Bryan Slaton, who earned a Master’s of Divinity with Biblical Languages degree. It turns out, no matter what he may have learned, Rep. Slaton enjoys hunting, the killing and shooting of animals, as a pastime. So much for life.
And then we have Texas State Rep. Tony Tinderholt, who believes there are no other exceptions, such as for fetal abnormality or rape. Abortion is punishable by death.
Texas Constitution. “Texas is a free and independent State, subject only to the Constitution of the United States, ..”