Skip to comments.Georgia Supreme Court Reinstates 6-Week Abortion Ban
Posted on 11/27/2022 6:33:14 PM PST by marshmallow
ATLANTA (LifeSiteNews) — The Georgia Supreme Court has reversed a lower court’s decision to block the state’s six-week abortion ban.
“The State of Georgia’s Emergency Petition for Supersedeas seeking a stay of the order of the Superior Court of Fulton County in [STATE OF GEORGIA v. SISTERSONG WOMEN OF COLOR REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE COLLECTIVE et al.] is hereby granted,” the court wrote in its brief unanimous decision ruling on Wednesday.
Last week, the Superior Court of Fulton County had overturned the “Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act,” colloquially named the “heartbeat act,” which makes abortion illegal after an unborn child’s heartbeat is detectable, typically at six-weeks gestation. The act does not ban abortions of unborn children prior to their developing detectable heartbeats.
At the time, Fulton County Court judge Robert McBurney declared that the LIFE Act was void under Georgia law, as it was passed in 2019 when the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision was still in effect.
“[In 2019], everywhere in America, including Georgia, it was unequivocally unconstitutional for governments — federal, state, or local — to ban abortions before viability,” McBurney wrote, adding that given this, the LIFE Act “did not become the law of Georgia when it was enacted and it is not the law of Georgia now.”
However, with the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe earlier this year, state lawyers appealed to Georgia’s highest court, arguing that McBurney’s justification for the Fulton County injunction was invalid.
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So basically the lower court said that the legislature had to pass it again, but the GA SC said, no, it doesn’t and the law stands.
The Georgia court hopes to motivate the slut vote for the runoff. “
That is exactly what this is. They are direct influencing the run off. Is there anything that has not been corrupted by the rats at this point?
Thank You, Jesus! Protect those babies every day, any time.
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