10.29.14 TAKE IT TO THE POLLS

From The Esperansa Project
OCTOBER 29, 2014
ESPERANSA PROJECT 
Final Voter Guide for the Offices of Governor and Senator
for Election 2014


Attached HERE is a printable showing the Esperansa Project recommended candidates as they will appear on the ballot. It can be printed, cut, and shared. 

REMINDER: All candidates are invited to submit or clarify their positions on this issue up until election day. Esperansa will post those comments on our website and update our followers via email. Comments can be sent to the email address below. 

Note: Special thank you to Senators Aguon and Rodriguez for the recent introduction of Bill 412-32 which will add a gestational age requirement to the current abortion reporting law. Roe v Wade requires increasing legislative concern relative to the gestational age of the fetus.* This bill, should it pass, will assist the legislature and those who seek further protections for life in the womb in addressing that concern. A special thank you, also, to all the senators who will support it. 

A public hearing has already been held but supporting testimony may be still be sent to the committee chair, Senator Rodriguez, at senatordrodriguez@gmail.com, or Suite 107, 176 Serenu Ave., Tamuning, Guam 96931


(a) For the stage prior to approximately the end of the first trimester, the abortion decision and its effectuation must be left to the medical judgment of the pregnant woman's attending physician. Pp. 163, 164. 

(b) For the stage subsequent to approximately the end of the first trimester, the State, in promoting its interest in the health of the mother, may, if it chooses, regulate the abortion procedure in ways that are reasonably related to maternal health. Pp. 163, 164.

(c) For the stage subsequent to viability the State, in promoting its interest in the potentiality of human life, may, if it chooses, regulate, and even proscribe, abortion except where necessary, in appropriate medical judgment, for the preservation of the life or health of the mother. Pp. 163-164; 164-165.
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