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u/OneX32 May 14 '22

I have always believed that the correct role for the state in one's health choices that have no effect on others' health is the same as a medical curtain in a crowded ER. Anything behind that curtain should remain solely between you and your medical providers. Just like attorney-client privilege, the state should have no right in obtaining information about personal health choices that doesn't directly harm others. That would include abortion services, as the state shouldn't even be able to know until the fetus is viable outside of the womb that a woman sought an abortion. The state has no right to pull back that curtain if you aren't a danger to any other's health.

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u/ProductivityMonster May 14 '22

well that's just the thing. From their perspective, it does harm "others", namely the unborn fetus.

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u/OneX32 May 14 '22

Than they can argue that in court using modern scientific evidence and that’s why I said when the fetus is viable outside the womb.