Perry says Texas abortion bill constitutional, will withstand court challenges

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  • Updated: July 13, 2013 - 5:46 PM

WEST, Texas — Gov. Rick Perry says the abortion bill awaiting his signature to become Texas law is constitutional and will withstand court challenges by those who oppose it.

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stevenelJul. 13, 13 5:41 PM

The question is whether anyone actually believes Rick Perry is smart enough to even comment intelligently on constitutionality of anything.

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remlap1980Jul. 13, 13 5:41 PM

Much like Margaret Thatcher said: "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't" Update for this issue: "Being constitutional is like being a lady. If you have to tell people it is, it's not.

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markeyboyJul. 13, 13 6:01 PM

Governor Perry from the GOP, the party of freedom wants to dictate life and religious views to USA citizens by making a law, and forcing religion into non-believers lives. He is not cut from presidential cloth or a leader of any part of the free world.

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turgidJul. 13, 13 6:07 PM

The Supreme Court called - they said if Rick Perry says it's constitutional, that's good enough for them!

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logician88Jul. 13, 13 6:11 PM

Just another example of why Texas should be ENCOURAGED to secede. But first the US should build that big border wall to keep people from crossing. But it should be on Texas' NORTH border.

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erikj3Jul. 13, 13 6:28 PM

Well Perry would know, right, because he's a Harvard Law graduate, a constitutional law scholar, and, uh, something else. I can't think of what that is. Oops.

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hawkeye56379Jul. 13, 13 6:53 PM

Perry said: "we wouldn't have passed it if we didn't think it was constitutional."---------Of course you would have. You will do anything to violate women's freedom as long as it pleases the far right.

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firefight41Jul. 13, 13 7:21 PM

The question is whether anyone actually believes Rick Perry is smart enough to even comment intelligently on constitutionality of anything. ******************* As smart as Obama.

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firefight41Jul. 13, 13 7:25 PM

Much like Margaret Thatcher said: "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't" Update for this issue: "Being constitutional is like being a lady. If you have to tell people it is, it's not. *************** I have a long list of things that Obama told people what was legal that the administration did, so I guess using your logic they are not.

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lakneeJul. 13, 13 7:27 PM

ARRey asks: Which three constitutional amendments was he going to eliminate. Rick, do you remember?

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