Gov. Rick Perry links Texas abortion law to death of Joan Rivers

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Governor Rick Perry maintains that that the state of Texas has a right to implement safety rules for abortion clinics, “Clearly, the will of the Texas Legislature — which I agree with — that it is a state’s right to put particular types of considerations into place, to put rules and regulations into place, to make a clinic be as safe as a hospital,” Perry stated.

Pointing to the risks that clinics can pose generally, Perry has asked whether the “clinic” where Joan Rivers was treated had the same safety standards in it saying that she might still be alive.

“It was interesting that, when Joan Rivers, and the procedure that she had done where she died, that was a clinic. It’s a curious thought that if they had had that type of regulations in place, whether or not that individual would be still alive,” said the…

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