Confessions of a Conservative Atheist

From free speech to gun control, the progressive left regularly advocates for restrictions and limitations on your rights, but don’t dare try to limit abortions in any way, shape, or form. The Texas bill is not what I would’ve passed myself, but the reaction is illustrative of how one right is elevated above all others for unexplained reasons.

Recently, Texas passed the most restrictive abortion law in the country, essentially banning abortions after six weeks when a heartbeat can usually be detected.  In addition, Texas lawmakers got quite creative with the enforcement:  Rather than having the government enforce these restrictions, private citizens would instead be able to sue if they believe a provider performed an abortion in violation of the new law, or anyone that helped facilitate the abortion.  Theoretically, this could include an Uber driver on the way to the clinic.  It’s estimated that about 85% of abortions in…

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