Susan McGuire: Two heated topics: immigration and abortion
In The Union there were recently two interesting and enlightening, if not heart wrenching articles, that I would like to expound upon or respond to, respectively:
(1) Front page: The U.S. Commerce Secretary has determined to ask about people’s citizenship on the 2020 U.S. Census. In response, a lawsuit was filed by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, claiming it was “‘rotten to the core and failed to consider that the question would cost California a substantial amount of money and at least one Congressional seat,” “the question would reduce the percentage of immigrants who respond to the survey … lead to an under count that would jeopardize its federal funding and representatives.”
So there we have it. Clearly, only “illegal” immigrants would fail to respond to the census. So, ask yourself, why do California politicians really want “illegal” immigrants in this state? Why are states and cities like San Francisco claiming to be sanctuaries for illegal immigrants?
Despite all the philanthropic sounding rhetoric stirring up the masses to oppose a border wall intended to prevent “illegal” immigration, it is not about “social justice” at all. The real reasons are quite clear: It would cost California a “substantial amount of money,” less federal funding and they would lose at least one seat in the U.S. Congress. In other words, it’s about money and power. The oldest form of corruption known to mankind.
(2) Page A4, “Heartbeats Should be Heard,” by columnist Terry McLaughlin: The legislation in New York and attempted legislation in Virginia allowing an infant born alive or close to being born to be killed is not even abortion, but murder/infanticide. For “whoever has done it unto one of these little ones has done it unto me,” and “it would be better that a millstone be hung around their neck and they be sunk to the bottom of the ocean, rather than to face the wrath of God,” and finally, “The beginning of wisdom is the fear of God.” (The Holy Bible.) It is “self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life … That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men …” (Declaration of Independence.)
In other words, the purpose of government is to protect human life. Our government is quite energetic in protecting frogs, snails, plants and animals, but makes “pretend legislation,” which violates the “Laws of Nature and Nature’s God” by murdering the only true victim and completely innocent, these babies.
When I use the term “true victim and completely innocent, baby,” I mean to address the fact that of all the involved parties (the male and female choosing to having sexual relations, the unwitting baby who is created by that act and the person(s) willing to do the actual act of killing the baby), there is only one true victim who is completely innocent in the circumstances, the baby (impregnation due to rape is so rare, it is not a valid argument on the whole). Babies too young speak for themselves or to say, “I want to live,” but who can only scream with pain as their bodies are involuntarily and literally torn limb from limb. How can any right thinking person rationalize, justify or support such barbarism? I shudder to think I may know one of these people.
The state legislatures passing these abhorrent “pretend legislation” are violating the organic laws of the United States, the U.S. Constitution itself and statutory law in all 50 states and the federal government prohibiting murder and therefore are void and must be treated as null by the populace. We are the United States of America, not Communist China.
Society instead should encourage responsible behavior by its citizens: (1) abstinence until the male and female potential procreators are ready to have children, or (2) otherwise taking meaningful steps to prevent pregnancy, or (3) upon pregnancy occurring, making it socially acceptable to give the child up for adoption for the many, many people who desire, but cannot have children. This would be true social justice.
On the other hand, you may not have heard much about it, but some states (so far, Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio) understand their organic duty, Constitutional and statutory responsibility to protect life and are proposing and passing valid legislation or “Heartbeat Laws” to protect these truly innocent baby citizens.
God bless those state legislatures! God Bless America.
Susan Kay McGuire lives in Nevada City.
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