In response to the Texas heartbeat law, President Joe Biden should begin “federalizing the doctor force” and creating “an army of federal doctors” who will perform “free” abortions in the Lone Star State, a frequent MSNBC guest has said.
He began by likening pregnant women in Texas to victims of last week’s flooding, trapped on their roofs.
I live in New York, OK? It is wet right now. If I was on top of my roof looking for help, I would expect the cavalry to be coming directly, right? FEMA, Coast Guard, Operation Dumbo Drop, somebody should be coming to get me. In fact, when it happened in Katrina, the failure of the federal government to go get people was viewed as one of the biggest failures of George W. Bush’s presidency. Similarly, we need to go and get women in Texas and protect their constitutionally protected medical rights.
The Nation magazine contributor Elie Mystal went on to lay out a plan