Trickle-down economics is the first cousin of austerity economics. Austerity is nuts when so many millions are out of work. And as we’ve learned before, trickle-down is a fraud. Nothing ever trickles down. - Robert Reich, "A Story for May Day"
Of course Szabo is totally fucking batshit nutso. There is no such authority under the Constitution for a sheriff to violate a Supreme Court ruling on his own say‑so. Doctors performing abortions in the vast majority of circumstances in which they are willing to do so are legally protected by Roe v. Wade, notwithstanding later cases that restrict abortion rights. That certainly limits Szabo's options under law for drastic action.
In an interview on Wednesday with local television station WMUR, Szabo said he believed sheriffs were granted special powers under the Constitution. That means, he said, he would be empowered to arrest or even use deadly force against doctors for providing legal abortions for women.
“I would hope that it wouldn’t come to that, as with any situation where someone was in danger,” Szabo said. “But again, specifically talking about elective abortions and late term abortions, that is an act that needs to be stopped.”