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DES MOINES (LifeSiteNews) – The Iowa Supreme Court has ruled that there is no “right” to abortion in the state constitution, paving the way for new pro-life laws if Roe v. Wade is overturned.  

On June 17, with the U.S. Supreme Court considering whether to overturn Roe v. Wade, the Iowa Supreme Court declared that there is no “right to an abortion” in the Iowa Constitution. 

The Iowa Constitution is not the source of a fundamental right to an abortion necessitating a strict scrutiny standard of review for regulations affecting that right,” Justice Edward Mansfield wrote in the 182-page opinion. 

The Iowa Supreme Court opinion states that a Supreme Court ruling to overturn Roe v. Wadecould decide whether the undue burden test continues to govern federal constitutional analysis of abortion rights.” 

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“We expect the opinions in that case will impart a great deal of wisdom we do not have today,” it continued. “Although we take pride in our independent interpretation of the Iowa Constitution, often our independent interpretations draw on and contain exhaustive discussions of both majority and dissenting opinions of the United States Supreme Court.” 

The ruling reverses a previous decision by the Iowa Supreme Court in 2018 holding that,Implicit in the concept of ordered liberty,” under the state’s Constitution, “is the ability to decide whether to continue or terminate a pregnancy,” according to the Ames Tribune. 

Lawmakers have also advanced a constitutional amendment in response to the 2018 decision, with Republican state Sen. Jake Chapman calling the decision an “egregious usurpation of power.” “Regrettably, five unelected judges with the stroke of a pen fabricated, fabricated a constitutional right to an abortion under Iowa’s constitution,” he said. 

The new ruling will allow more pro-life laws to be passed throughout the state if Roe v. Wade is overturned. 

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Dave Rubin (left) hosts one of the most popular conservative chat-shows on YouTube, but we now know his views are as extreme as many on the left.

Not only are Rubin and his homosexual partner using surrogate mothers to bear two babies, thus deliberately depriving the children of their true mothers' care once born, but he also admitted those babies would have been aborted if found to have severe disabilities. 

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Mr. Rubin recently said he also supports abortion up until 12 weeks, compounding the regrettable pro-eugenics stance he has taken towards unborn babies with severe disabilities. 

There are few things more tragic in our world today than the disposable attitude of many people towards innocent human life, but that is exactly what Rubin thinks is acceptable.

This must be called out - it's simply abhorrent to treat the disabled, the unwanted, and the vulnerable with such callous disregard. 

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Can you imagine finding out your parents would have aborted you if you had a severe disability? 

Well, that's unfortunately what will happen to the children Rubin raises if they someday read his latest book, "Don't Burn This Country".

There he shares that he and his family's decision would have been to "terminate the pregnancy" if a severe disability was found in one of the babies now being borne by their surrogate mothers. 

Rubin must understand how cruel this entire situation is, not only for the mothers and their children who will be taken away, but also for disabled people to know they are essentially thought of as "lives unworthy of life."

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Mr. Rubin's public split with the left is to be welcomed, but "conservative" leaders like him will do much more harm than good if they continue using their platform to undermine the family and the right of children to be born.

If we let these cornerstones of society be attacked from within, what hope have we of building a culture we can be proud to hand on?

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MORE INFORMATION:

Why are leading conservatives congratulating Dave Rubin and his 'husband'? - LifeSiteNews

Dave Rubin says he'd ask his surrogate to abort any disabled child - The Bridgehead

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Following the Supreme Court leak, new pro-life bills across America have emerged as legislators prepare for the potential overturning of the nearly 50-year-old abortion ruling. 

Last month, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a new heartbeat law banning all abortions after around six weeks of pregnancy and another bill banning nearly all abortions from conception in anticipation of the overturning of Roe v. Wade. 

Similarly, Many Republican-led states, including Idaho and Florida, have enacted pro-life legislation in anticipation of the Court’s ruling. 

Willey, a small town in Iowa, passed legislation banning all abortions and thereby making their city America’s 49th sanctuary city for the unborn.  

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