Remember: In their religion, abortion is a sacrament.
Were Congress to outlaw the transporting of a minor without her parents’ permission across state lines to get an abortion, an abortion- and gay-rights activist testifying on Capitol Hill Thursday she would break the law to continue to help girls end their pregnancies. [Did you get the elements there? A minor, without parental permission, inter-state…]
Appearing as a Democratic Party [The Party of Death?] witness at a hearing of the House Judiciary subcommittee on the Constitution, Dr. Katherine Hancock Ragsdale, president and dean of the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass. [First a Georgetown law student who is really an activist, and now a ministrix who is really an activist.] recalled the time she took a 15-year-old girl she had never met before to get an abortion.
“Although New Hampshire was closer to that girl’s home than Boston, as it happened, I did not take her across state lines,” Ragsdale said. “Nor did I, to my knowledge, break any laws. [Except God’s law.]
“But if either of those things had been necessary in order to help her, I would have done them,” she continued. “And if helping young women like her should be made illegal I will, nonetheless, continue to do it.”
Ragsdale cited her vows as an Episcopal priest [Impossible for two reasons.] as the reason why she would “have no choice” but to break the law… (continued)
This is the sort of person who will rise to greater prominence in the weeks ahead.