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May 19, 2010

Rand Paul: Small Government Except When It Comes to Abortion

by Ben Hoffman

This from Paul’s website:

I would strongly support legislation restricting federal courts from hearing cases like Roe v. Wade. Such legislation would only require a majority vote, making it more likely to pass than a pro-life constitutional amendment.

I would support legislation, a Sanctity of Life Amendment, establishing the principle that life begins at conception. This legislation would define life at conception in law, as a scientific statement.

As your Senator, there are many ways I can help end abortion. I will fight for each and every one of them.

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Not only does he favor a ban on abortion, he favors a ban on courts from hearing cases about abortion. People have a right to dissent, which usually entails going to court. That’s how our system works.

Our country was founded on dissent. Apparently Paul wants to outlaw dissent when it comes to issues of his choosing. And that’s un-American.