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Processing the Ohio Issue #1 Vote In a Kingdom Way
Created: November 8, 2023 Revised: November 14, 2023
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You're likely disappointed and dazed a little about the result of the Issue 1 vote in Ohio on November 7. We're going to stay vigilant and I have some hope for you.
Ohio voters adopted Issue 1, which creates a constitutional right to abortion, by a 57% to 43% vote, according to figures provided by the Secretary of State. The amendment states: “Every individual has a right to make and carry out one’s own reproductive decisions, including but not limited to” abortion, with a broad exception for the mother’s “health.” Issue 1 also bars the state from infringing on these rights “directly or indirectly.” Pro-life proponents Protect Women Ohio and the Center for Christian Virtue pointed out the term “individual” and “reproductive decisions” could erase parental rights and invent a constitutional “right” for minors to have transgender surgeries without parental consent.
Al Perrotta, The Stream's Managing Editor, has some fire in his pen. Check out his November 8th morning update on what he's dubbing a "Moloch Movement." Just as in ancient times when worshippers offered child sacrifices to Moloch, these enduring spirits find new manifestations throughout history.
After millions upon millions of dollars of outside Soros-tied money poured into red Ohio, the voters chose to enshrine in their state Constitution unfettered, unlimited access to abortion … and as an extra bonus to the demonic … language that would allow children the right to cut off their breasts and genitals.
A few more excerpts before I share a few thoughts. David Zanotti is the President and CEO of the American Policy Roundtable, headquartered in Strongsville, Ohio. APR is a non-partisan independent public policy organization that supports no political parties or candidates. This is from their press release on November 8:
Today’s vote was a victory for George Soros, Arabella Advisors and the progressive cartel that paid over $40 million to buy a piece of the Ohio Constitution for their allies at Planned Parenthood.
Even before the election, I was wondering if the amendment would or could be challenged if it passed. It looks like the American Policy Roundtable will challenge it. It's likely that it will be challenged from other quarters too. Here's more from their press release:
"Because Issue One is an unsustainable amendment, the Ohio Roundtable is calling for immediate hearings in the Ohio Legislature to address the ramifications of the more than 50 state laws, which conflict with the new Article I, Section 22 of the Ohio Constitution. We are also asking the Ohio General Assembly to immediately pass a joint resolution to replace and repeal Section 22 with a more reasonable framework in the 2024 November election,” stated Rob Walgate, Ohio Roundtable’s Vice-President. “This will provide a fair opportunity to clarify the Ohio laws that were intentionally misrepresented in this election."
A Few Thoughts ...
Hopefully gaining a little perspective here. It's a process: Prayer > Processing > Performance. That's our target—never retreat, always advance with The Commander. Watch for fresh content and resources on this page in the coming days.
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