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Texas Governor Promises to Honor Pro-Life Teen's Dying Wish and "Outlaw Abortion"

Dorothy Cummings McLean : Jun 20, 2018 : LifeSiteNews.com

"Your wish is on the Republican party platform position, and we're going to be pursuing this ... And that is to outlaw abortion altogether in the state of Texas" -Texas Governor Greg Abbott

(Temple, TX)—[Lifesitenews.com] The Governor of Texas has promised a pro-life teen dying from cancer that he will "outlaw abortion altogether in the state of Texas." (Photo: Governor Greg Abbott/Jeremiah Thomas speaking with the Governor/via LifeSiteNews)

Governor Greg Abbott, 60, called his constituent Jeremiah Thomas as the teen lay in the cancer ward of a children's hospital. The Governor was connected to the teen through "Make a Wish," a program that allows young people who are terminally ill to make a wish to a person of influence so as to leave a legacy behind after they pass.

Jeremiah asked the Governor to treat abortion "like an act of murder."

"For my wish, I wanted to talk to you and discuss a bill of abolition [to end abortion]" he said.

Jeremiah told the governor that a recent poll showed that 68% of Texans want abortion abolished.

"Sir, you would be representing the demands of Texans if you would pass this bill," he said. "We could end abortion here and now."

The boy's face lit up at the governor's response, which was recorded on video and uploaded to Facebook.

"Your wish is on the Republican party platform position," Governor Abbott said, "and we're going to be pursuing this ... And that is to outlaw abortion altogether in the state of Texas ... So, your wish is granted," he added.

Jeremiah Thomas, 16, was an all-star, state champion athlete when he was diagnosed with cancer in March 2018. His father Rusty, the director of pro-life group Operation Save America (formerly known as Operation Rescue), has been reporting from his son's bedside, not only to ask for lifesaving prayers, but to witness to his son's love for God.

Jeremiah was diagnosed with osteoblastic osteosarcoma, a bone cancer that is resistant to radiation therapy. The boy had two tumors on his spine and one on his chest. The cancer progressed, defeating treatment. Jeremiah has now become paralyzed from the waist down and is in constant pain. From the very beginning, he had only a 10% chance of survival...

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