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  • k commented on the blog post What We Missed   2 years, 4 months ago · View

    so long story short the headline could read “If the Governor of Tennessee signs this bill into law, committing a criminal act against a woman which causes her to suffer a miscarriage will be deemed homicide.”

  • k commented on the blog post What We Missed   2 years, 4 months ago · View

    I was shocked when I saw the miscarriage headline/ read the linked article, so I did some research and just wanted to clarify the bill. Pursuant to it, miscarriage is only considered murder if you commit a criminal act with the requisite mental state (ie malice aforethought) against a woman who is pregnant, leading to [...]

  • k commented on the blog post Judge rules pharmacists can refuse to sell emergency contraception   2 years, 6 months ago · View

    You could get a judge to rule the first two. There are no laws requiring economists to perform projections or chefs to make certain types of food, they’d probably just get fired. Public works are regulated so no, a judge wouldn’t say an engineer doesn’t have to stress test things. I honestly don’t think its [...]

  • k commented on the blog post Judge rules pharmacists can refuse to sell emergency contraception   2 years, 6 months ago · View

    It depends. When the federal government passes that type of legislation Congress is theoretically authorized to do it based on “the commerce clause,” which has been read fairly broadly but still provides some restraint. Basically either you have to show some type of activityis part of interstate commerce or affects an industry spread over several [...]

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