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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Compares Unborn Fetus To A Brain Dead Person


Obama appointee Sonia Sotomayor is drawing criticism after today’s oral arguments before the Supreme Court over a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks, which if upheld would overrule the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.

Sotomayor likened unborn fetuses to people who are brain dead responding to stimuli, insinuating that just because a fetus moves does not mean it can feel pain or is worthy or being labeled a human life.


The comments seemed a bit crass, particularly when Sotomayor sited examples of dead people’s feet recoiling in response to a touch, even after they are dead.

Fox News covered today’s oral arguments:

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor rejected the idea that a fetus that has the ability to move and react to pain is a human life that should be protected from abortion.

“Virtually every state defines a brain death as death,” Sotomayor, appointed by former President Barack Obama, said during oral arguments in a potential landmark abortion rights case Wednesday, as the state of Mississippi defended an abortion restriction law that directly challenges Roe v. Wade.

“Yet, the literature is filled with episodes of people who are completely and utterly brain dead responding to stimuli,” Sotomayor continued. “There’s about 40 percent of dead people who, if you touch their feet, the foot will recoil. There are spontaneous acts by dead brain people. So I don’t think that a response to — by a fetus necessarily proves that there’s a sensation of pain or that there’s consciousness.”

Sotomayor also said that she believes the idea that a fetus is a human life is a “religious view.”

The case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, centers on the law, which bans most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, much sooner than the current legal standard, which prohibits abortion bans prior to fetal viability — roughly 23 to 24 weeks into pregnancy.

Throughout the arguments, the justices alternated between examining not just the legal standards for abortion laws based on interests of women and protecting potential life, but also the court’s own interest in protecting itself from losing the faith of the public.

Of course the critics were quick to denounce the comments but the most juicy reactions came from the leftist losers who are freaking out because they know one thing: Roe is likely DONE.

Their arguments and excuses for the practice just don’t hold up anymore. We have the internet now. We’ve seen the Planned Parenthood videos. We know about the trafficking. We know how sick these people are.

But despite all of that, I feel there has been a significant shift in the matrix over the past few years.

The fact they think abortion is justified because it would “inconvenience” the mother’s life just looks transparently selfish and it’s a worn out argument now that we’ve seen a peek behind the  “abortion industry” curtain thanks to the blabbermouths at Planned Parenthood.

Don’t you love watching them squirm!

And my personal favorite WTF goal post shift…


On thing I can say on that is:

My guess is they’re probably scared about what the Trump Department of Justice found on Planned Parenthood.

Like what were they doing with fetal parts?

Who were the BUYERs?

This story will surely continue to develop, so we’ll keep watching what happens. The real thing to look out for is the Left’s reaction.

I think that’s what most people are scared about. They are truly insane!


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