Doug Mainwaring at The American Thinker: “The left is seeking not only equal status to enumerated constitutional rights, but a position of superiority. . . . Same-sex marriage is a trial balloon of sorts, being used to test how far Americans will allow their consciences to be suppressed by the State. . . . We are not witnessing a clash of rights; we are in the middle of a massive social experiment. This is a test for the viability of incremental totalitarianism. Nothing less.”
The Weekly Standard: “In a statement to THE WEEKLY STANDARD Monday, Democratic U.S. senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia said he’s ‘supportive of the the principles’ in the late-term abortion ban that passed his state’s legislature by an overwhelming margin this weekend.”
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “A bill to require both parents to be notified if a minor seeks an abortion was approved by the Missouri House after a Democratic lawmaker withdrew an amendment for a ‘rape or incest’ exemption.”
Text of HB 1192 is here.