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Rand Paul Proposes Federal "Life at Conception" Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Sen. Paul introduced S.583, a bill that would implement equal protection under the 14th Amendment for the right to life of each born and unborn human. This legislation does not amend or interpret the Constitution, but simply relies on the 14th Amendment, which specifically authorizes Congress to enforce its provisions.

From Section 1 of the 14th Amendment:

"No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws."

"The Life at Conception Act legislatively declares what most Americans believe and what science has long known- that human life begins at the moment of conception, and therefore is entitled to legal protection from that point forward,” Sen. Paul said. “The right to life is guaranteed to all Americans in the Declaration of Independence and ensuring this is upheld is the Constitutional duty of all Members of Congress.”

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no kidding

it almost seems to perfect of a political suicide...beginning to think Rand is completely controlled at this point. Controlled opposition, and no wonder all the neocons were throwing their support at Rand since he is officially now a non-starter. This entire hopeful campaign is DOA. This can go two ways, either everyone here shuts up and decides to be quiet about it, but we have no way of stopping the media and they will get a hold of this and blow it up in his face and the filibuster boy will be questioned to death on it is the most likely outcome. I am very-very disappointed. No recovery from this death blow to the liberty coalition.

I disagree on the

I disagree on the "controlled" part, but agree 100% on the boneheadedness. He was probably trying to shore up his right flank, and further marginalize certain socially conservative yet hawkish sectors.

You are correct as to the ramifications though... getting most modern / moderate women to vote for a guy who sponsors legislation that could criminalize miscarriages and common birth control... yeah... not gonna happen.

One other thing

I just thought of. Does this mean that the US citizens will have to register conception of children in order to gain legal status of the newly conceived? Would registration be forced the way birth certificates have become?

I am just wondering how many people here realize that the actual name of the bank number on the birth certificate is actually legally called the "Bates Number". Rearrange "Bates" and see what you get. This is your mark of the Bates. And now you cannot buy sell trade or move around without it.

Also, go read what the ratifiers had to say during debates on a vote to allow in the US Constituion the Federal Government to issue paper money. See what some those wise men had to say and then let me know if you can put together the bigger picture here. Our struggle is much deeper than most seem to realize.

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No

What this means is that the federal government will not have the right to terminate indiscriminately. A state wants to soak their tax payers to offer free abortions on demand.. by all means that state has that right.. but the federal government should not have that right.. federal government needs to wash it's hands clean of blood. This is not about telling people what to do.. this is about holding the federal government back.

This is another clear example

of Rands lack of knowledge of the Law that results in divisive political games that are not necessary when one understands real Law. Real Law answers the abortion issue and every other criminal and civil issue. Code and Statute cannot lawfully apply to the People. The Common Law applies to the People which means a valid cause of action by an accuser who is accepting liability for the accusation is the only lawful way a court action can be brought whether civil or criminal. This means that abortion is already covered under Common Law and the burden of proof and action exists in the accusers accusation demonstrating probable cause for the act of murder. Who is willing to be such an accuser and how are they possibly going to find even probable cause of the mens rea and corpus delicti.

I don't think most in this world realize that our own lack of clear comprehension of Law itself is exactly the source of government tyranny. If each of us ends own ignorance then we solve the problem. This is a terrible move for the Liberty movement, incredibly divisive and at the expense of an opportunity to actually enlighten the world to the diffferencr between Common Law of Man and Legal Code of the Person. This is a horrible failure in the wisdom of full liability Common Law vs limited liability personhood. In code interpretation aka legalise this means the baby becomes a debt slave at conception. Only the Legal person has legal protections. People seem to not realize that this legalise is thoroughly documented in history and it is all through the code but only used very carefully in the Constitution and is purposefully not in the DOI. People are so caught up in the political game that truth and wisdom are thrown to the gutter and the parade of ignorance marches on.

Our battle is against those who don't want to accept responsibility for their own actions and the Legal person is squarely at the center of this battle. The Legal person under our current tyranny is the debt slave. Under the Constitution it was the US Citizen or one under capacity of Government; meaning actively under and bound by the contractual capacity and prohibitions of the oath. Or a legal person could have been a chartered corporation or under some form of commercial contract. Now everyone's a legal person required to obey code and subject to no rights whatsoever. The Legal person only has priviledges granted to it by code. Legal protection at conception has to be the absolute worst move I could possibly think of from a wise and knowledgable leader of liberty. This is a move to herd the sheep back into the "understanding" that the legal protections (instead of protections of Law) are normal. This is a total fail, but I suspect that most do not have that unending thirst for deep knowledge and Law and History to really understand how and why the DOI and US Constitution ended up being what they are/were and this all connects with the issue of abortion and any other criminal or civil accusation.

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abortion

Abortion makes women sad. I do not mean that in some vague way. A study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, synthesizing data from 1995 to 2009, shows that “women who had undergone an abortion had an 81% increased risk of mental health problems.”From the European Journal of Public Health 2005: Researchers examining deaths among the entire population of women in Finland found that those who had abortions had a 3.5 times higher death rate from suicide, accidents, or homicides in the following year. Suicide rates among aborting women were six times higher compared to women who gave birth and two times higher compared to women who miscarried. They were stolen from their homes, locked in chains and taken across an ocean. And for more than 200 years, their blood and sweat would help to build the richest and most powerful nation the world has ever known. But when slavery ended, their welcome was over. America’s wealthy elite had decided it was time for them to disappear and they were not particular about how it might be done. What you are about to see is that the plan these people set in motion 150 years ago is still being carried out today. So don’t think that this is history. It is not. It is happening right here, and it’s happening right now through abortion, birth control sterilization, and forced eugenics. source: Black Genocide in the 21st century: http://www.maafa21.com/watch-online/?key=75903564

jhon

The fact that they are "sad"

The fact that they are "sad" is beside the point isn't it? If abortion is murder or genocide, these women are ruthless murderers and deserve either a long prison sentence or the death penalty.

Screw being sad, Not having food makes a baby hungry!

where in the world do you think that baby who wasn't aborted will get it's food?

You think there is enough care, food, and jobs for the millions of babies that were aborted over the years??

People don't kill babies for the fun of it. I mean don't you think people would have had them if they could???

So, why do people kill

So, why do people kill babies? Because they can't take care of it? I'm sorry but what you are saying lacks intelligence. I used to be pro choice but have since changed my views because there are far too many other options out there to avoid this.

Perhaps we should kill the elderly too because we cannot take care of them.

abortion

Abortions cause psychological damage. A 2002 peer-reviewed study published by the Southern Medical Journal of more than 173,000 American women found that women who aborted were 154% more likely to commit suicide than women who carried to term. [26] An Apr. 1998 Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology study on men whose partners had abortions found that 51.6% of the men reported regret, 45.2% felt sadness, and 25.8% experienced depression. Abortion increases the likelihood of future miscarriages. A June 2003 study published by the peer-reviewed International Journal of Epidemiology estimated that about 15% of first-trimester miscarriages are attributed to prior history of induced abortion. Abortion increases the likelihood that women will develop breast cancer. In early pregnancy, levels of estrogen increase, leading to breast growth in preparation for a woman to milk her child. When the process is interrupted by abortion, immature cells are left in the woman’s breasts, resulting in a greater potential risk of breast cancer. [35] Since 2006, eight medical organizations including the Breast Cancer Prevention Institute, the Catholic Medical Association, and the National Physicians Center for Family Resources have recognized the connection between abortion and breast cancer.

jhon

i don't think it's a cause,

i don't think it's a cause, per se, more so that people who have a propensity to murder living things also have an increased chance of killing themselves, too.

Oh really?

"Abortions cause psychological damage."
Well then we definitely need the Federal government to regulate it, don't we? Because really, the Federal government's job is to prevent individuals from making poor decisions like using drugs, owning weapons, or expelling cells from their own bodies.

do you think people

wake up and say "I want an abortion"! No, it's a personal and sometimes a family oriented decision. Like your post indicates there are repercussions to it. People don't have them for the fun of it!

abortion

There is a lack of adoptable babies because abortion is legal. Over two million couples are waiting to adopt babies, and only 134,000 US children are available to be adopted as of June 2002. [28] [29] The percentage of infants given up for adoption has declined from 9% of those born before 1973 to 1% of those born between 1996 and 2002 (447 KB) . [53] Instead of having the option to abort, women should give their unwanted babies to people who can not biologically conceive. Selective abortion based on genetic abnormalities (eugenic termination) is overt discrimination. Physical limitations don’t make those with disabilities less than human. Abortion is an instrument of genocide against African Americans. Black women are 4.5 times as likely as white women to have an abortion. [30] 1,876 black babies are aborted every day. Between 1882 and 1968, 3,446 Blacks were lynched in the US. In less than three days in 2010 more black babies are killed by abortionists. The abortion industry makes an estimated $831 million annually. [32] An abortion can cost anywhere from around $350 to more than $1,000. [33] Abortion entrepreneurs are more interested in making money than assisting their clients.

jhon

abortion

“Each day 1,786 African American children are aborted.” According to the U.S. Census of 2006, African Americans are at 1.96 birth rate which is beneath the replacement level of 2.1. [107] At the continued rate, racism by abortion will decimate the black population of the U.S.

According to writer George Grant, the author of Killing Angel:

“During the 1980s when Planned Parenthood shifted its focus from community-based clinics to school-based clinics, it again targeted inner-city minority neighborhoods…Of the more than 100 school-based clinics that have opened nationwide in the last decade [1980s], none has been at substantially all-white schools….None has been at suburban middle-class schools. All have been at black, minority or ethnic schools.” [108]

Planned Parenthood itself reported that its abortions on minorities in 1991 were 42.7% of its total abortions. [109]. However, during that time period, minorities comprised only 19.7% of the U.S. population.[109]

According to Cybercast News Service: “An analysis by the Cybercast News Service compared the location of Planned Parenthood abortion clinics with population data from the U.S. Census in 2000. The results appear to bolster the charge that the organization targets black communities. Forced abortion caused by China’s One-Child Policy leads to deaths of mothers[99], as well as “gendercide”.[100] Because men tend to be higher wage earners, many families choose to abort their female children, opting instead for males.[101] Photos in 2012 of these forced abortions led to national outrage and calls to end China’s One-Child Policy.[102] The sex-selective abortion policy has led to a huge gender disparity in China, 122.66 boys for every girl born, the highest ratio in the entire Asia Specific region[103], and resulted in 32 million single males.[104] Logically this is a driving force behind human trafficking, prostitution, and the female slave trade which occurs near China.

jhon

Terrible Move

If he wants to actually be President, this is not going to fly in a general election. 80%+ of motivated women voting against him. Boom goes the dynamite.

There are a lot of motivated

There are a lot of motivated women who are pro life. The ones working against him are most likely democrats anyway and would have never considered voting for him anyway...especially since Hillary will be running.

It's not going to fly because of motivated women?

I think this is a great opportunity for Ron and Rand Paul OBGYN to educate those 80% of motivated women and whatever percentage of supportive and motivated men what Moral and Ethical principles really are.

abortion

Pastor Clenard Childress of BlackGenocide.org discusses how The Negro Project was the foundation of today’s industrialized abortion industry and how its pioneer, Margaret Sanger, who is still lauded by liberals as a human rights crusader, deliberately set out to sterilize blacks and encourage abortion of black babies in pursuit of a eugenicist drive to create a racially superior master race, a goal she shared with her close friend Adolf Hitler, and one that continues to reverberate through the generations as over 1,700 black babies are killed in the United States every day.

Childress explains how the public school system’s encouragement of adolescents to have sex by handing out condoms is circumventing the authority of parents, which has led to an epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases, unwanted pregnancies and promiscuity. Childress leads the fight against the normalization of abortion, noting that after just a few weeks it’s now established that babies in the womb have heart beats and brain waves. Childress highlights how the Negro Project, Margaret Sanger’s eugenics plan for black Americans, targeted the systematic genocide of blacks through the promotion of abortion.

Childress explains how Sanger, a devout racist who wrote letters to and received praise from Hitler, was an advocate of social Darwinism and believed that a master race should be bred while ethnic groups deemed inferior, including African-Americans, needed to either be exterminated or their numbers reduced greatly. Sanger’s sterilization and abortion programs targeting the African-American community were set up in such a way so that the victims did not become suspicious of her true intentions. Sanger knew that to offset any distrust of her motives she would have to hire black religious leaders to deliver her programs and message, which is exactly what transpired as Childress highlights.

The eugenics drive to cull the black population was also achieved by withholding benefits from blacks who refused to be sterilized or have their baby aborted, thereby using coercion to force compliance with eugenics programs. After the end of the odious Tuskeegee experiments, wherein which African-American sharecroppers were deliberately and unwittingly infected by the U.S. Public Health Service with syphilis and not treated, eugenics went underground and re-emerged through organizations like Planned Parenthood.

Sanger worked closely with members of the Third Reich and yet she is still celebrated and honored today by liberals as a pioneer of women’s rights. Childress labels Sanger’s origins and her background as “the best kept secret in America” but notes that people are gradually becoming aware of her providence and her deep connections to today’s neo-eugenics movement and its adjutant abortion industry.

Sanger’s legacy lingers on in the modern era now that the African-American birth rate has dipped below the replacement rate thanks to industrialized abortion. Childress labels this process “genocide” and points out that Sanger’s program has been successful – around 52 per cent of all African-American pregnancies now end in abortion.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnjCUVgW0hc&feature=youtu.be

jhon

Actually,

Sanger began as an OBGYN nurse, the doctor made housecalls, and she wrote about her experiences, and how by accompanying the doctor, they would find Mother's dead, children abandoned, Father widowed with many children to care for and unable to work and care for kids.. and women were always asking her, "What is THE secret?"

They wanted to know how to not get pregnant, and she advocated for the rythm method, which many women balked at that idea because back in those days, part of a woman's job was to accept sex on demand from their husbands, and when they already had 8, 9, 13 kids....and it was very hard to feed, clothe, house, educate and protect them.

It is natural that humans want to control their own lives. That is the world. There is the world, and there is Church, or what is moral, ethical, and why ot was so great to have Catholic hospitals, and CHOICE.

abortion

Bill Gates said at a ted conference in 2010 that : “The world today has 6.8 billion people. That’s heading up to about nine billion. Now if we do a really great job on new vaccines, health care, reproductive health services, we could lower that by perhaps 10 or 15 percent!” (About 1 Billion People!) Here is a 3 minute clip from the ted conference in 2010 of Bill Gates saying this: http://tv.naturalnews.com/v.asp?v=a155d113455fac882a32905365...

jhon

Yes, I'm aware of this

And I do not agree that the world is over populated.

abortion

Fetuses feel pain during an abortion according to Kanwaljeet J. S. Anand, MBBS, DPhil, Professor of Pediatrics, Anesthesiology and Neurobiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. “If the fetus is beyond 20 weeks of gestation, I would assume that there will be pain caused to the fetus. And I believe it will be severe and excruciating pain.” Abortion eliminates the potential societal contributions of a future human being. The US would be an entirely different country if the mothers of our nation’s heroes, great presidents, scientists, athletes, and others had chosen abortion. The original text of the Hippocratic Oath, the oath that doctors traditionally take when swearing to practice medicine ethically, forbids abortions. One section of the oath reads: “I will not give a woman a pessary [a device inserted into the vagina] to cause an abortion.” The modern version of the Hippocratic Oath written in 1964 by Luis Lasagna also forbids abortion in its line, “Above all, I must not play at God.”

jhon

I believe this goes beyond abortion

I believe because of issues such as corporate involvement with stem cell research, and crimes committed by war that terminate the life of a fetus, and that the concept of legal genocide through age discrimination (by a global UN demand), or even the non-discrimination of the innocent lives terminated by WMD, drone strikes.. that fetus' are going un-uncounted, and Dr. Ron Paul OBGYN, who has seen first hand the destruction of pre-infant mortality, and accepting that precident is the course we are on (and how we lost our way from the constitution, none the less, precident is the operational reality for the UN), thus: It restricts the federal government to commit crimes against human life from conception. States can make their own laws, and counties in those states can make their own laws.. for example.. I live in a county that has no GMO food grown here. GMO growers and corporations are miffed.. but that's what we have here, organic crops, and GMO shipped in (free market token). So those concerned about the abortion issue, would rally for their states to continue to provide free abortions on demand, or whatever the democratic or corporate grip might demand.

A strategy to win over GOP perhaps.

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Maybe I'm a caveman...

"The Life at Conception Act legislatively declares what most Americans believe and what science has long known- that human life begins at the moment of conception..."

First off, let me say that I am pro-life, 100%. That being said, I disagree with Rand's claim that this legislation declares what "most" Americans believe and what science has long known - that human life begins at the moment of conception. When life begins, is subjective, I'm sorry. Science has NOT proven this claim, and if it has I have yet to see the evidence. According to Rand, I am in disagreement with most Americans and I suppose "the science community" just because I don't subscribe to the notion that life begins at conception. I am of the opinion that life begins about 7 weeks into a pregnancy, and I arrived to this conclusion based on my studies of the Pineal gland, DMT, and also my own spirituality.

That being said... There are many things that Rand could do to UNITE the liberty movement with conservatives who haven't grasped liberty yet. Rand will NOT be able to get the full potential of support on legislation like this, and I feel he is only wasting his time, IMO...

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How can you argue that life

How can you argue that life does not begin at conception?

You missed the point...

I wasn't arguing a particular position. The point of my comment was to illustrate that not everyone subscribes to the notion that life begins at conception. When life begins, is a subjective opinion, and my opinion is that life doesn't begin at conception, but about 7 weeks AFTER conception. My opinion, though, is irrelevant here. I don't take issue that Rand believes that life begins at conception. I take issue with him using his role on the NATIONAL stage to push "life at conception" legislation. I take issue with his claim that "most Americans believe" this and that "science has proven" this. Those are pretty bold statements, and I have yet to see science "prove" that life begins AT conception.

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Fertilization is a logical definition for placental mammals

But there is also the idea of alternation of generations which complicates the issue of life. Then there is implantation of the embryo and the development of different organs as you suggested and other debatable stages of when life begins.

Personally I believe life beginning at fertilization to be the best definition, but I do not think a fetus should gain rights until the gestational age to where it can theoretically survive outside the uterus- 22 weeks. Up until then the rights mother dominate.

I agree with your sentiments about this.

speechless...

It is my belief that one is not entitled to any opinion in this subject realm unless one has a uterus.

This sort wedge issue legislation is not a federal issue, it is an Imperial issue, and despite popular opinion to the contrary, the US is a Republic.