“We’re not recommending that the legislature pass any bill that would not withstand a federal court challenge,” Pojman said. “This is not a good time to challenge Roe v. Wade. The outcome is predictable.”
Thousands of pro-life supporters gathered at the Capitol Saturday to commemorate the 44th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, and among the crowd was Texas State’s student organization Bobcats For Life. Around 30 members of Bobcats For Life traveled 40 miles to Austin to show their support for the Texas Rally for Life.
The purpose of the law, he continues, is to “[restore] some measure of dignity to those unborn children who lose their lives to abortion and to miscarriage.” Otherwise, fetal remains will continue to be treated as medical waste. “And surely we don’t have to allow abortion-providers to grind and flush the remains of those children who die from abortion down into a sewer system,” the pro-life spesman concludes.
Joe Pojman, executive director of anti-abortion nonprofit Texas Alliance for Life, said their movement has resurged despite landmark rulings. “We had a big setback handed to us by the Supreme Court,” Pojman said. “Those setbacks always have made our movement grow, and that’s what I’m expecting in 2017.”
Forty-four years after the Roe v. Wade abortion ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court, a large crowd of anti-abortion demonstrators who would like to see it overturned gathered Saturday at the Texas Capitol.
People from Midland, Corpus Christi, Houston and elsewhere to about 30 charter buses to the event, said Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life and a member of the event host committee. Pojman said Saturday’s crowd was the biggest he had ever seen in his 30 years attending the anti-abortion rally