What Wendy Said: Sen. Wendy Davis’ Remarks at ‘Stand With Texas Women’ Rally


The following is an approximate transcript of the remarks made by state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) at Monday’s Stand With Texas Women rally at the Texas capitol building, which was organized to fight anti-choice legislation being considered in the Texas legislature’s second special session of the year. (These remarks, as prepared for delivery, may deviate slightly from her actual remarks.)

Read more of RH Reality Check‘s coverage of the recent fight in Texas here.

Thank you. You are all wonderful and I am so glad you all are here and we can be together at YOUR Capitol. I have heard many kind words in these recent days and I am humbled and grateful. But the truth is: you all have given me and so many others a renewed sense of strength.

Less than a week ago you were at the crux of a turning point in Texas history. You joined the ranks of brave men and women who love this state and fought for their liberties and preserving Texas values.

It was your voices—lent to me—that made it possible for me to stand those 13 hours. The last two of those hours, my brilliant, passionate, eloquent Democratic senate colleagues took over.  Each was extraordinary.

But even they couldn’t get us over the finish line.  With only 20 minutes left on the clock, you, after having suffered quietly and patiently the repeated abandonment of the Senate rules and traditions, could be silent no longer, your voices joined together, roaring through what we all understood was a raw abuse of power, to secure a victory.

How fitting that it was the “people’s filibuster” that stopped SB5 and put the politicians currently in power on notice.

Texans expect honesty and respect from their elected officials and they will take back their power when disrespected and misused. It’s your strength, your courage, your conviction that causes me to say today—I Believe in Texas More than Ever.

Texas is the greatest state in our great nation.  There is no better place to live, work and raise a family.  It is still a place where hard work and a belief in yourself can add up to success.

I grew up like a lot of little girls in Texas, without many advantages. My mother was a single mom with four kids and a 6thgrade education. And by the time I was a teenager, my life was beginning to look like hers. I was a single mom, too. I had a high school diploma, but no idea how to get ahead in life.

Education changed everything for me. Eventually I graduated from Harvard Law School and then had the honor of being elected to serve the people of Fort Worth in public office.

I was lucky enough to be able to make the choices in my life that I knew would work for me. And I don’t regret for one minute my decisions about my daughters, my education or my direction in life.

That’s what we are fighting for now—a Texas where every woman is able to overcome her unique challenges—because she has the same choices and the same chances I did.

For years, too many Texas politicians have tried to boost their careers by bullying women who need help with health care.

They have messed with the way Texas women can get cancer screenings or birth control—or even prenatal care. Those in power have turned down millions and millions of our federal dollars meant to help women here – simply because they wanted to hurt one organization committed to quality healthcare for women.

We have fought for years to convince these politicians that the best way to prevent unintended pregnancies is to give women real control of their lives—by investing in good family planning services and honest, effective, age appropriate sex education for our kids.

And we have fought to pay women equally so they can ultimately determine their own destinies.

That’s what we want to work for in the upcoming special session and we need your help.

United, responsible senators are now working to reintroduce the Texas equal-pay-for-equal-work bill because fair pay for our families is worth fighting for.  Governor Perry vetoed this bill, essentially saying he believes women here don’t deserve it. He is wrong in so many ways.

This is not just about women—this is about our families and our values.  Here in Texas, so many families depend on working moms AND dads. And both parents need to be paid fairly.

Let’s remind Rick Perry that fairness is—and always will be – a fundamental “Texas Value.”

Texans deserve someone who will stand up for them and their values. It shouldn’t be unusual for a public official to stand and fight for the men and women who elected them.  It should be a job requirement.

But right now, our state is in trouble. Every single statewide office is held hostage by the kind of politician who cares more about their own future than that of their fellow Texans. So, it’s far too rare that young Texans realize their biggest dreams.

For the last decade, we have watched the politicians in power embarrass Texas and diminish our dreams on an almost daily basis. They have long forgotten what real Texans want or need, forgotten that lots of folks don’t agree with them on so many issues:

  • They’ve forgotten their duty to represent all of us – folks who work hard every day,
  • They’ve forgotten the people whose quality of life depends on the quality of state leadership,
  • They’ve forgotten the down-to-earth Texans who count on politicians to care about them.

We need people in politics who love this place as much as the rest of us do – people who want to build a better Texas, not just bigger political résumés.

A great number of us have felt discouraged about the current state of affairs here. Some of us have felt mad.  Today is different though, today we feel hope.  We’ve had an opportunity to be inspired by each other’s actions in our democracy.  We’ve witnessed how much we can accomplish when we reclaim our power and require accountability.

Texans are proud of their state.  Texans are leaders. Together, Texans can move beyond partisan politics and create a future that includes all of our state.  We’ve proven that, by working together, we can pass important bipartisan legislation such as equal pay for equal work.

The Promise of Texas is bigger than personal ambition and extremist interests—bigger than one political party.  Together, we can do what they won’t—we can stand up for each other, stand up for what’s right—and stand up for Texas.

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  • kmbold

    Wendy may have gone to law school and won an election but look what she stands for—Gosnell murdering babies in the womb and out of the womb, and their mothers too. No standards of hygiene, no oversight, just death and suffering, and sexual license, of course. If a man led that filibuster he’d be seen as hating women, a sexual predator who would go to any lengths to avoid responsibility. How can a woman, a mother herself, do what she did? How can women be so misled?

    • goatini

      How can you make up such malicious nonsense to support your misogynistic forced-birther “cause”?

      • NavyBlue1962

        Since when did the truth become malicious nonsense? Typical goofy liberal- Like dracula,you shrink in hatefulness when the light of truth hits you between the eyes.

        • goatini

          But since kmbold had absolutely nothing truthful to say in the slightest, and just spewed misogynist forced-birther nonsense, it’s obvious that, like many forced-birthers, you’re just doing what you do best – project your own evil upon your innocent opposition.

    • Valde

      You’re an idiot

    • HeilMary1

      And if you drink coffee or “holy” wine consecrated by pedophile priests, you’ve given yourself many chemical abortions, Village Idiot!

    • fiona64

      How can a woman, a mother herself, think that other women are too stupid to make their own medical decisions, eh, kmbold?

    • Grayghost

      Coming from a right-wing hypocrite who oppose abortion but gladly supports death penalties and no regulations on firearms that result in DEATH!

    • msb

      This is inaccurate. I you oppose Sen. Davis, it would be courteous to use actual facts.

      1. Nobody supports Gosnell, who is being rightly prosecuted for breaking the law on abortion. Re-criminalizing abortion will lead to more Gosnells; ban safe and legal abortion and you send living women back to coat-hangers, backstreet abortionists such as Gosnell and resulting loss of their fertility, their health and their lives. How could this be called “pro-life”?

      2. Presumably you are attempting to argue that SB5 protects women’s health. This is nonsense. Abortion is the most heavily regulated procedure in Texas. If this law is supposed to protect women’s health, why does it exempt cases of ectopic pregnancy, which is life threatening?

      3. Please cite anything Sen. Davis has said that supports “sexual license”.

      4. No, I’d call him a man and a brother.

      5. As a woman and mother, Sen. Davis took action to protect and defend the health and welfare of her constituents and other Texas woman with the same problems she has faced. That’s admirable, exactly what a public servant should do, in contrast to the Lege and Gov Goodhair acting directly against what they know the majority of Texans wants.

      The aggressive tone of other responses to your post is unfortunate, but nothing you say contributes to reasoned debate.

    • NavyBlue1962

      I wonder the same thing.

  • kmbold

    Those are just the facts, little goat. As a woman I would be hard-pressed to hate my own sex, as you accuse me. One would think that Ms Davis could have a little more love for women than promoting their death in the womb and subjecting their mothers and fathers to a life of regret and pain. Any woman can only pretend to be happy at the death, especially when she inflicted it, of her own child. Chant “Hail, Satan!” until you are blue in the face, all you’ll get in return are his works—hatred, violence, despair, and death. Come out of the darkness into the light and love of Jesus Christ. That you will never regret.

    • Valde

      Misogyny kills females in the uterus, not abortion

      • kmbold

        “Idiot”, “Misogynist”, “malicious nonsense”…ad hominem/ad femina. And the name of this website is “Reality Check”?

        • Valde

          Clearly you did not comprehend a word I said, did you?

        • goatini

          You’re a misogynist – reality.
          You wrote malicious nonsense – reality.
          You’re going to have to check in with Valde on “idiot”, that wasn’t my assessment of you.

        • Jennifer Starr

          I would say those three things do a fairly good job of describing you, yes.

        • msb

          Who was it that just called somebody else a goat and accused them (on what evidence?) of being a Satanist? Followers of Jesus practise his precepts; which are you following now?

    • goatini

      Looks like *someone* doesn’t believe in religious freedom.

      I mean, “Satan” is just as real (as in, NOT) as his/her angry, vicious “God”, so the “Hail Satan” cult is every bit as valid and as deserving of respect as his/her “Hail Angry God” cult. How dare s/he attack a cult, while screeching that everyone respect his/her cult?

      • kmbold

        What do you make of this Twitter comment below? Appears even Satan wants to distance himself you.

        UK Church of Satan
        @UKChurchofSatan
        Unfortunate to see Satan’s name used in such a diabolical manner. Another example of what ‘Satanism’ doesn’t represent. #HailSatan
        3:33 PM – 3 Jul 2013

        • HeilMary1

          Your schizophrenia is getting ahead of your FIDS (Fetal Idolatry Derangement Syndrome)!

          • https://twitter.com/LittleMsHaldol LittleMissMellaril

            Do not insult the mentally ill in order to bash this old windbag! I am serious! I have Schizotypal Disorder and a proudly Pro-Choice and I take offense to that! I know it was a joke but NOT ok! I had this on Live Action News from a “Pro-Lifer.” You wanna be like them?

          • https://twitter.com/LittleMsHaldol LittleMissMellaril

            On the other hand, LOVE the name!

        • Jennifer Starr

          I think you really have some serious issues.

          • goatini

            No kidding. Wants to screech his/her “religion”, but doesn’t want others to have that right. Un-American.

    • HeilMary1

      And will you feel “blessed by Jesus” when your repulsed husband gets an annulment because a female fetus triggered your breast cancer or a vaginal delivery left you with stinky bladder and bowel incontinence? Will you feel “blessed by Jesus” when the children who caused your injuries and divorce tell you your favorite priest is molesting them?

      • kmbold

        You people don’t have an argument for your side. How could you? You believe that calling me vulgar names is defending the indefensible. Your blasphemy against God and all things holy does not exalt you or your viewpoint any way. Quite the opposite. To tell the truth, I’d hoped for something a little less sophomoric from you. My mistake.
        May you come to the knowledge of God before it is too late. One thing more: When you are about to breathe your last, remember God is loving and merciful. He is holding out his hands to rescue you. Give Him the chance. Say “Lord, if you are there, save me.”
        Adieu.

        • fiona64

          So, aside from the fact that you think that we live in a theocracy (we don’t), I have a question for you.

          Since you clearly believe that abortion should be criminalized, what punishment do you think women should receive for terminating their pregnancies?

        • https://twitter.com/LittleMsHaldol LittleMissMellaril

          You just don’t have ears for any sensible arguments! I have the knowledge of God and you are NOT God nor are you next to God as you and your ilk like to think!

    • fiona64

      Oh, no, sweetie. I’ve seen plenty of misogyny from women.

      Your histrionics are duly noted, however. I understand that modern pharmacology can help those who suffer delusions like yours; perhaps a quick check-in with your physician is in order.

      • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

        Hey! No insulting those with mental illness, including myself! Proudly Schizotypal and Pro-Choice! I am better then this dumbs over here, and she’s just stupid, she has no excuse!

        • fiona64

          No insult was intended. I was quite serious in my recommendation that she seek help.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            There is no help for people like her!

    • goatini

      If there is any such thing or entity as “Satan”, it is fed and nurtured by radical theocratic misogynists that seek to strip female US citizens of their civil, human and Constitutional rights to the protections of the guarantees of the Due Process clause of the 14th Amendment.

      This entity is similarly fed and nurtured by radical theocratic misogynists around the world.

    • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

      Go look at your Pro-Life friend NavyBlue1962! Those are the type of people you are!!!!!

  • NavajoKid

    I would be for abortion under one condition. If it could be made retro-active and applied to Windbag Davis’ mother. I would love for her to have the joy of flopping around on a metal table trying to get her breath and then the thrill of being flushed down the toilet of an abortion clinic. I mean,it wouldn’t matter. It would be her mother’s “choice” and after all it would only be her mother’s body we should be concerned about.

    • https://twitter.com/LittleMsHaldol LittleMissMellaril

      Wow you hate women!

      • NavyBlue1962

        How does it follow that I hate women because I don’t want babies murdered. A lot of those babies are female. Wow! You’re stupid.

        • https://twitter.com/LittleMsHaldol LittleMissMellaril

          Thanks!

          • NavyBlue1962

            No,thank you.

          • https://twitter.com/LittleMsHaldol LittleMissMellaril

            That would be: “No, thank you.” Space in between the “No,” and the “…thank you.” Who’s the dumb one now?

          • NavyBlue1962

            God, you’re stupid. (Notice those spaces, did you?)

          • fiona64

            Oh, what’s the matter. Did the big bad wady hurt the widdle saiwor’s feewings?

          • https://twitter.com/LittleMsHaldol LittleMissMellaril

            Yes, I did!

          • NavyBlue1962

            That would be the day that you and your sock-puppets hurt my feelings. I’m a 72-year-old totally disabled veteran so do you really think someone like you would have any effect on me. Someone much greater than me will be judging you. The same one who said, “what you do unto the least of mine you do unto me. Better a millstone be tied about your neck and you be cast into the sea.” Goodnight missmelatonin.

          • Jennifer Starr

            Isn’t 72 a little old to be displaying all the wit and maturity of an eleven year old? You don’t like it when women challenge you, do you?

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Nope, he thinks b/c he’s a Vet he gets to be an asshole and we all have to thank him, he’s seething right now, trust me!

          • Valde

            he fought in a war so that gives him the right to control your uterus

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Of course, plus he is soooo disabled he can’t even type!

          • NavyBlue1962

            Aren’t you a little old to still be trying to find a man?

          • Jennifer Starr

            I pity your wife, Jimmy–she has to deal with having an overgrown child like yourself. But then, that describes most conservative men, doesn’t it? So sad.

          • NavyBlue1962

            Yeah,you need a real man like Bill Maher-hahahahahaha

          • goatini

            Mr Maher is a far better person than you, Sir.

          • NavyBlue1962

            I imagine you also favor the little weenie, goat. If Weiner had a son he would look like Maher.

          • fiona64

            I imagine you also favor the little weenie

            Well, should that be the case, I guess you’ll be in luck!

          • Jennifer Starr

            Assuming you’ve actually been able to stay married, which I very much doubt.

          • goatini

            You seem to be suffering under the nonsense delusion that women who assert the SAME civil rights and SAME right to personal bodily autonomy as MALE citizens, can’t “find a man”.

            (1) Not all men require their female partners to be subservient chattel livestock property under Church-approved male ownership; and (2) Some females have female partners.

          • NavyBlue1962

            Well we know the reason you can’t find a man. You look and smell like a goat.

          • goatini

            My husband and I had a great visit to the goat dairy and farm a couple of months ago. The tour of the farm was wonderful – it was kidding season, so there were almost 100 new kids that were born this year. I love spending time with the big girls who are “first freshers” – they still remember being the cute little kid that everyone made over last season, and they are so grateful to get head scritches and pets. Then we went to the farm store and bought some delicious goat milk ricotta and goat milk feta. We’re both big fans of the noble goat.

          • fiona64

            Don’t know where you live (and don’t need to …) but we have a marvelous goat dairy not far from us that we love to visit. We go every couple of months to pick up delicious cheeses, pet the goats (I love the kids) and see what’s new in the store. This last time, it was goat’s milk-based paint … and they had the exact shade I’ve been wanting to paint the dining room.

          • goatini

            Gotta be the same dairy… because the one down the road from me has recently introduced the goat’s milk based paint! :-)

          • fiona64

            Small Northern Califonia coastal town, by any chance?

          • goatini

            Hmmm… could be! Named after fishermen, and a source of awesome Olallieberry Pie…

          • fiona64

            It could indeed.

          • fiona64

            If she’s looking for a man, perhaps you can help her out.

            Do you know any men?

          • NavyBlue1962

            Aren’t you a little old to still be single?

          • Jennifer Starr

            I’m not single.

          • fiona64

            … said the guy who hangs out on Match dot com and OKCupid (you’re not that hard to find, buddy).

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Well I answer to God and not some old fucker who spends all of his time being an asshole. You just cannot comprehend that MULTIPLE women don’t like you!

          • NavyBlue1962

            You just cannot comprehend that MULTIPLE women don’t like you!

            You wish that were true but you know it’s not. However, I would bet money that you’ve had a difficult time finding a man. You may have a male running around somewhere but I even doubt that. I would bet you’re quite unattractive and I know you’re bitter and with good reason. Life has dealt you a bitter hand so you make up sock-puppets as your friends and you live on the internet with them because you have no life. You use gutter language because you think that impresses people and it probably will impress your sock-puppets. You’ll see to that.. No, I don’t hate you. I feel sorry for you.

          • Jennifer Starr

            I think this is called projection, Jimmy.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Hey same-person-as-me! How are you?

          • Jennifer Starr

            I was born in January of 1973–I’m the big 4-0. *gulp*

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            I’m 19! Born in 1993!

          • Jennifer Starr

            Oh gosh, you’re making me feel old :)

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            I hope not, 72 is OLD to be acting like this!

          • Jennifer Starr

            Yes it is–it’s far too old for him to be acting this way.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Well, I’ll just go cry that some old dumbass who has NEVER seen me thinks I am UGLY!

          • Jennifer Starr

            He’s not worth the tears–truth be told, he’s not much.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            I know, ’twas joking!

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Also, look at his comments on other sites, we got a good ‘ol CONservative MAN!

          • Jennifer Starr

            Yep–hateful little bugger, isn’t he?

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Oh yeah, did you see his comments about how someone can’t be white AND hispanic. Well, guess who’s white and grew up in a household with parents from Paraguay speaking in Spanish?

          • Jennifer Starr

            He should tell that to a friend of mine who has a Norwegian father and a mother from Puerto Rico.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            But he can’t, might be dangerous!

          • Jennifer Starr

            I predict his next line will be something along the lines of “I know you are, but what am I?”

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Yup! I called him out on being ‘nice’ after his name calling!

          • goatini

            Some health issues do cause irrational behavior. Too bad his forced-birther nutjob wife (if we even believe she even exists) is so far gone herself that she won’t get a medical intervention for him.

          • fiona64

            Now I feel really old; I’ll be 50 on my next birthday.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            No, I do have the boys running around me. I don’t need some old loser who thinks he is next to God to feel sorry for me! Falling on old stereotypes, wow, what’s next! I know what it is true that multiple women disagree with you, you just want to think that women love you.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Also, nice to see that you turn on Mr. Nice Guy, where is:

            “‘Have anything else’ is an incomplete sentence,littlemissbonereceiver.”

          • goatini

            Oh, dear, Mister Navy Man is clutching his pearls over “gutter language”.

            And also thinks that females’ prime imperative is to be “attractive” to “find a man”.

            Someone really, really needs a life outside of 101st Division Keyboard Commando.

          • fiona64

            Yep. He’s in the “do as I say, not as I do school.” After all, he wants to ram his “big c****” up my arse … but that’s not vulgar, on his planet.

            With charm like that, I rather imagine he spends a lot of money on hand lotion.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            And it’s MELLARIL fucker, your old, Mellaril is an old drug. And being a Vet does not mean you can make everyone follow your religion! It’s a FREE country!

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Plus, you can still type, so, oviously you are not THAT disabled…oh, you don’t like it when other people insult you, do you. But of course, you have God on your side…

          • Jennifer Starr

            You’re not much of a credit to your uniform, Jim.

          • Valde

            I can guarantee that I’d never look at a loser like you. I am way out of your league.

          • NavyBlue1962

            HaHa–You wish.

          • Valde

            I am tall, long legged, have large breasts, long shiny hair and perfect skin.

            And I would have no problem getting a man if I so chose.

            And yes, losers such as yourself aren’t worth my time.

            So you can’t use the ‘you’re just an ugly wh0r3 who wants to kill babies’ schtick on me, loser.

          • NavyBlue1962

            You’re the loser and what’s more you know it. As I’ve said,I have no ill-will toward you. You have a right to be bitter. Life has dealt you a losing hand and you have to do the best you can. But if I were you I would get off the cybernutspace for awhile and at least try to get a semblance of a life. Good luck and I mean that.

          • Valde

            I am also a virgin. As is my boyfriend.

            Here’s the thing though, unlike you, I don’t judge people or try to control their sex lives. If people want to have loads of sex, more power to them.

            Unlike you, I don’t accuse others of being ugly, or bitter, or threaten them with rape and forced anal sex if they disagree with me.

            You are a terrible terrible person. You disgust me.

            You have a right to be bitter. Life has dealt you a losing hand and you have to do the best you can

            What’s my losing hand? BEING BORN FEMALE. I guess, for a man who considers women to be his biological inferiors, then yes, that would make sense.

            PS You’re still a loser.

          • NavyBlue1962

            I’ve threatened people with rape and forced anal sex??? You better listen to your virgin boyfriend if he has any sense at all. You’re skating real close to libel and so is this “RH Reality Check” if they don’t delete your asinine remarks or refuse to publish my reply. You can only say so much. You’re starting to shout “Fire” in a crowded theater with those outright lies. I realize you’re brain-dead but let’s not go to far.Reality Check can be made to give up your real name with a court order and I can also put a dent in contributions headed their way which will be a real reality check.

          • Valde

            hahahaa
            hahahahaa
            haahaahahahahahaha

            omg
            hahahahahahaha

            lulzx100

          • fiona64

            I’ve threatened people with rape and forced anal sex???

            Your memory must be very short, since I’m the one whom you threatened with both of those things. Your comment has been reported to RHRealitycheck as a violation of TOS.

          • fiona64

            Your post to me, copied and pasted (with obscenity edited):

            NavyBlue1962
            fiona64

            a day ago

            Oh,What’s the matter?-You couldn’t get a man to ram his big c*** up your fat ass?

            In short, Jimmy, you’re a goddamned liar when you say you have never threatened anyone with anal rape — because you did it to me.

          • Valde

            This is why I had you come over here.

            The part about suing me for libel and all that is priceless! – especially considering how he just threatened you.

            This guy is not only incredibly misogynist, but also incredibly dumb.

          • NavyBlue1962

            That’s not a threat from me ignoramus-I wouldn’t touch your ass with a 10 foot pole.

          • fiona64

            Well, isn’t it fortunate for both of us that your pole is way, way, way shorter than that?

            As I previously stated, I am not interested in Neandertals. So, keep your dubious charms for the poor women on OKCupid.

          • Valde

            yeah, cuz you’re good looking and rich right?

            and can have any woman you want

            which is why you’re on dating sites and beating up on women on RHRC

            you are pathetic

          • NavyBlue1962

            I am also a virgin. As is my boyfriend.

            HaHaHaHa–You need to be doing stand up at a gay bar in Long Beach.

          • Valde

            Have you ever had sex for pleasure Navyblue?

            If you have, then clearly you have been unable to control yourself.

            I am better than you, due to my purity and my ability to control myself.

            You’re no better than a man-wh0r3 if you’ve ever chosen to have sex for pleasure. Methinks that all of the insults to women on this thread is mere projection on you part.

          • goatini

            Homophobic AND sexist. Mister Old Navy is quite a peach.

          • NavyBlue1962

            I don’t believe you are one of the sock-puppets. I believe you’re an actual goat and also smell like one.

          • goatini

            I like goats. They are smart, nice animals that are a great help to mankind (non-toxic weed abatement; producer of milk that is more digestible than cow’s milk; source of protein; etc). What do you have against the noble goat?

          • fiona64

            I presume you have a list of such venues handy?

          • fiona64

            He’s also a loser who’s been reported to the editor-in-chief of RHRealityCheck for violation of TOS.

          • Valde

            It’s amazing how angry these guys get when women dare to take control of their own lives and bodies.

            He, and others like him, behave as if we have just cut their hearts out and ate them, or something suitably evil.

          • Jennifer Starr

            Jim, you’re a sad angry old man with an obvious hatred and fear of women, particularly those who challenge you. When backed into a corner you try to cover up your insecurities and lack of intelligence by striking back and bullying others with childish, profane and lewd insults, which is incongruous with your supposed ‘Chrisitanity’–your behavior is anything but Christ-like. I very much doubt you’ve managed to stay married or keep a stable relationship, as I doubt that any woman in her right mind could stand you for that long. You demand respect from us for being a supposed ‘veteran’, but you’ve yet to do or say anything that merits even the smallest modicum of respect. You are an anger-filled, vile, nasty, pitiable little man.

          • NavyBlue1962

            Jinny

            You and your sock-puppets are to be pitied as I’ve said before. I’ve been married 46 years (this past May 27th) to a woman who’s bra you wouldn’t be good enough to carry. She was beautiful when I married her and still is. (5′ 9″,long black hair and a body other women would kill for as other women have said themselves)-My wife is the one who has been very upset over the slaughter of babies for a long time. She’s the one who brought me in against this travesty. Yes,I was very fortunate to get her. I was pretty much an outlaw when we met not caring which way the world turned. And I was mean as hell,and yes that still rises to the surface from time to time. But I am a man which is a dying breed. If you were being raped in a dark alley it wouldn’t be a liberal you would scream for,it would be me and you can deny it to hell freezes over.But she accepted me as I was and has changed me to a large degree. She is the most decent woman I’ve ever known and one of the smartest (man or woman). She is in an association of 137 other decent women who are against the murder of innocent babies and who are constantly doing everything in their power to overturn Roe V Wade. You are the boorish,foul-mouthed one on here as you well know and probably ugly as sin as most democrat women are. So we’ll just agree to disagree and hopefully you will catch you a male someday. Good look littlemissmoonpie.

          • NavyBlue1962

            PS: I’ll put my IQ up against your’s are anyone else’s anytime,anywhere.

          • Jennifer Starr

            Psst..I think you meant ‘yours or anyone else’s’.

          • goatini

            I don’t have those statistics for the other women posting here, but I am 100% sure that Old Navy would lose that bet as far as I am concerned.

          • Jennifer Starr

            So it’s just coincidence that a man in his 70s calling himself NavyBlue1962 is on several dating sites and on facebook listed as single/divorced.

          • NavyBlue1962

            Why don’t you copy and paste the URLs for sites where Navyblue1962 is listed as single/divorced and looking for dates? It can easily be done if they’re there. Also copy and paste Navyblues1962’s facebook page where it says he’s single.. Either do it or keep your coyote-ugly mouth shut. But now you’ve backed yourself into a corner because there is no such thing. If I were single I wouldn’t be on a dating site because my son tells me it’s nothing but losers like you who can’t get a date. But now we know who is on all of them desperately seeking anything in pants. You just admitted to it. Pathetic person.

          • Jennifer Starr

            Mr. Culbreath, your Facebook page lists you as divorced and you are on a couple of dating sites.

          • NavyBlue1962

            Miss Dildobreath-Copy and paste the URL–Easily done. Even your mythical sock-puppets know you’ve gone off the deep-end now. On top of that I believe you’re falling for me big-time.

          • Jennifer Starr

            No, I think most people can google your handle and figure it out. Bye for now.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            “Miss Dildobreath-Copy…” WOW! You are not ANY TYPE OF CHRISTIAN!

          • fiona64

            He’s the “do as I say, not as I do” type, that’s for damned sure.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Of course…he’ll meet his maker, I am DONE with him, NOTHING he says will change my opinion about him!

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            He needs to be banned.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            I have e-mailed RHRC about him.

          • fiona64

            I did the same just a few minutes ago.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Good! I didn’t wanna go into the Jim thing b/c I don’t want to risk it not being him and embarrass someone who is not posting this stuff…

          • NavyBlue1962

            Dear miss dildobreath-F.O.

          • fiona64

            “And they will know we are Christians by our love, by our love …”

            You’re on FB as single/divorced, Match.com and OKCupid.

            Maybe you’re just trying to get a little something extra on the side, Jimbo?

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            To be fair, I think he is telling the truth. He said his state came in #7 for best gun rights or something, that would be Connecticut. There is a person with the same user name though.

          • NavyBlue1962

            To be even fairer I posted the URL to my facebook page to you last night and this site refused to publish it. I saw that wimp that calls himself navyblue1962-He’s a joke. I tried but this site doesn’t like the truth out.

          • cjvg

            Can you complete even one sentence without the need to revert to personal insults, name-calling, and unsubstantiated inane derogatory personality comments?

          • Valde

            Good catch Jennifer.

            This guy is a joke.

          • Valde

            Just googled it myself.

            Yep, I bet that’s him.

            What are the odds that the loser on match and Okcupid is also christian and conservative?

            lulz

            If only the women he hits on knew how much he hated them for being female.

          • Jennifer Starr

            Yeah it has to be him–same age and his handle is very distinctive–it’s extremely doubtful that more than one 72 year old man would call himself “navyblue1962″. It’s him all right.

          • fiona64

            I’ll give him this; he clearly has an active fantasy life …

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            No.

          • NavyBlue1962

            This site won’t let this appear but I tried to give you the site to my actual facebook page since I actually believe you’re the only one on here with half a brain. I also apologized for calling you a dildohead but they won’t let it stand. Don’t worry about banning me from this sh_thole site because I’m banning myself. If I don’t talk to you again in this life,maybe in the next one.

            Dennis (yes,that’s my real name)

          • Jennifer Starr

            I don’t care what your name is, quite frankly. You are lewd, crude, childish, petty and obscene, and definitely not a gentleman. You claim to be a Christian but you do not conduct yourself in anything approaching a Christian manner. You make half-hearted apologies only to follow it up with more profane insults. If you’re thinking of replying to this post with more of the same childish insults and lame innuendo you’ve been displaying here, don’t bother, because I’m done with you.

          • Jennifer Starr

            And once again, there are no sock puppets on here–and you are extremely foul-mouthed.

          • NavyBlue1962

            Jennifer/littlemissmuffett-Read the above. I tried to give you the actual URL to MY facebook page and this site won’t let me do it. So this will be my last post to you and your sock-puppets. I apologize for the “dildobreath”–But I will never apologize for being against the wholesale slaughter of babies. Have a great life.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            This site does not let people give URL’s to FB pages. Last post, yeah right? You made one about 35 mins ago! Respond to this, I dare you!

          • Valde

            But I am a man which is a dying breed. If you were being raped in a dark
            alley it wouldn’t be a liberal you would scream for,it would be me and
            you can deny it to hell freezes over

            Lemme guess, you’d come over, do some raping yourself, and then force the rape victim to carry you rape baby to term. Oh yeah, you’d also accuse her of being a s1ut and a wh0r3, and tell her an ugly dog is lucky to get raped by you. Right hon?

          • fiona64

            You are the boorish,foul-mouthed one

            Said the “gentleman” who has been reported for telling me that I needed to be “taught a lesson” by having a big c*** rammed up my ass …

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Didn’t you say we would agree to disagree? Wow, you are a real good christian!

          • goatini

            What a load.

          • Valde

            He’s also a Sandy Hook truther

            lulz

          • Jennifer Starr

            Oh gosh, that’s beyond pitiful.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            littlemissmoonpie, Miss Dildobreath! That’s not judging!?!?! Your words are empty!

          • fiona64

            I’m a 72-year-old totally disabled veteran

            That must explain why you are such a charming gentleman, with the way you address women.

            I’m the Queen of Sheba and an astronaut! (This is the internet, buddy; we can claim to be anything here.)

          • NavyBlue1962

            Oh,What’s the matter?-You couldn’t get a man to ram his big cock up your fat ass?

          • fiona64

            I’m sorry, dear. Despite your charming invitation, I must disappoint you.

            I only date men from my own species. I am not interested in Neandertals.

          • Jennifer Starr

            Oh look, Jimmy’s Christian Family Values in action.

          • Valde

            Grow up.

          • NavyBlue1962

            Oh what’s the matter? The little ugly duckling can’t find a man?

          • Jennifer Starr

            You see, this is what passes for wit in Jimmy C’s little conservative world. It would be kind of sad if it weren’t so pathetic.

          • fiona64

            I am sure that he has no end of women just begging for his attention, with that kind of charm at his disposal …

          • NavyBlue1962

            Oh, what’s the matter? The little ugly duckling can’t find a man?

          • Valde

            You consider abortion to be infanticide.

            That makes it murder.

            So what are you doing to prevent murder? And what punishment should women get for procuring abortions?

            You really should answer the nice lady’s questions.

          • https://twitter.com/LittleMsHaldol LittleMissMellaril

            Yes, he should, but he won’t, he’s too busy calling me stupid! I’ll throw you a bone NavyBlue1962, look up Mellaril, you’ll have much better material!

          • NavyBlue1962

            I imagine you’ve been thrown a bone quite a bit.

          • fiona64

            There’s the kind of intelligent discourse I’ve come to expect from the average anti-choice male …

          • Valde

            Like I said, grow up.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Thanks, got anything better old fucker! I’ll bet your seething now! HAHAHAHAHAH!

          • https://twitter.com/LittleMsHaldol LittleMissMellaril

            Have anything else? Gosh, I should go kill myself because such a “godly” man called me stupid! Why don’t you go help the poor since you are so “pro-life.” Let me guess, you LOVE the death penalty, don’t you!

          • fiona64

            He’s not going to do anything to help the poor, because there’s no opportunity to “moralize” at them … unless it’s to whine about “welfare queens having too many kids.” That’s another thing I’ve noticed about the anti-choice: they want to deny women access to contraception and abortion, and then bitch when the underprivileged (and, in particular, the underprivileged of color) use neither. One begins to suffer from irony poisoning after a while.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Of course not, the anti-choicers need SOMETHING to do!

          • NavyBlue1962

            It shows your ignorance to judge a man you know zero about. Nothing about his past and nothing about what he’s done. You and your alter ego, littlemisswhatever are pathetic people.

          • fiona64

            So, you presume that because two people are in concurrence on some things (although not others), one of us must be a sock puppet?

            Laughable. And ironic, given your statement that I dare not judge you.

            I’m just going by your own words, sweetie.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Well, yeah Alter-Ego! It’s the fact that two WOMEN are in agreement!

          • Jennifer Starr

            Why shouldn’t we judge you? You seem to have no problem with judging others.

          • NavyBlue1962

            What an idiotic statement. The only ones I’ve talked against are abortionists who scar many women mentally for life and commit infanticide and my judgement means nothing at the end.

          • Jennifer Starr

            Well you’ve got at least one thing right–your judgment means nothing.

          • Valde

            So what kind of jail time should women get for procuring abortions or for performing their own illegal abortion on themselves?

          • fiona64

            The only ones I’ve talked against are abortionists who scar many women mentally for life and commit infanticide

            Your histrionics are duly noted (pro-tip: infanticide is a crime. Abortio is not infanticide; an infant is a born entity).

            C. Everett Koop was tasked, during his time as surgeon-general, by the notoriously anti-choice former president Reagan to find medical evidence to support the existence of post-abortion syndrome. He couldn’t — because it doesn’t exist. The only women who regret having abortions are the women who didn’t want them in the first place (e.g., women whose wanted pregnancies go wrong).

          • Valde

            Grow up.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            I am NOT an alter ego! Get the fact that MULTIPLE WOMEN disagree with you! Check me out on Twitter if you want proof dumbass!

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Do me a favor (not that you owe me one) and look up John 8:1-11 (my version is the NIV). I AM a sinner, fully admit it! But how can you say that you do not judge me when your comments here say otherwise? This is my issue with Conservatives (I used to be one), they always are so hateful. I do not hate babies, I am not sure that I personally would choose abortion (I might) if I had too. You have so much pride (Proverbs 16:18-19) you cannot even see that you are wrong about the other commenter and I being different people and are arguing about it (Proverbs 20:3).

          • fiona64

            Oh, honey … I know plenty about you. I can read your comment history just fine …

          • Valde

            http://www dot okcupid dot com/mybestface?rid=14092209083020978271&show_all=1

            Ouch. That must hurt. The chicks don’t even want you, they are giving the golden ribbon to the guys who aren’t woman hating losers.

          • NavyBlue1962

            “Have anything else” is an incomplete sentence,
            littlemissbonereceiver.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Now you show your true Christian colors! Love it, I always upvote when you people do that!

          • Valde

            So now we know why you oppose abortion.

            You think women are s1uts who should be punished for having sex.

            In fact, you think that any woman who is pro-choice is automaticlaly a s1ut because HOW DARE A LOWLY WOMEN HAVE THE SAME SEXUAL FREEDOM AS A MAN

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Of course he does, I always give these “christians” an up vote b/c I think it’s VERY helpful for them to show their true colors!

        • fiona64

          If you know of someone who has murdered a baby, contact the police at once! Infanticide is a crime.

          • NavyBlue1962

            Abortionists (I refuse to call them doctors) commit infanticide every 5 minutes and should be tried and convicted for it.

          • fiona64

            Well, then, get on the stick with contacting law enforcement.

            I notice that you have not answered my question: what punishment should a woman receive for having an abortion?

          • fiona64

            Reply to your comment in moderation: Actually, no … your answer was not clear, or I would not have repeated the question,

            You think abortion is fine and I think its infanticide and neither of us are changing our positions. Have a great life.

            I think it’s a medical procedure … and those have no morality attached. My life is great. You go ahead and continue preaching that women shouldn’t have the same right to bodily autonomy as you have (you’re obviously male, and thus will never have to risk your physical health or, in fact, your life due to pregnancy complications), and I’ll continue to point out that if it isn’t your body, it isn’t your call.

            You have a great life as well.

        • fiona64

          Reply to your comment in moderation: Please, do go ahead and tell the police that women are getting abortions and should be arrested. Knock yourself out.

          What punishment should a woman receive for undergoing a perfectly legal medical procedure? I’m curious, since you are equating a legal medical procedure with a felony, what “justice” you would mete out.

        • Arekushieru

          Yes, you hate women because you don’t want them to have the same rights as anyone else. If you must blame them for an ACCIDENT OF BIOLOGY, why, go right ahead. Abortion isn’t murder nor does it involve babies. Many fetuses are female. So fucking what? You want fetuses, female ones specifically, to have more rights than anyone born, only so you can revoke them upon birth. SICK.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Next he’ll think your me, he thinks anyone who comments here is only one person with multiple accounts…

          • NavyBlue1962

            you’re the sicko littlemissahole. F.O.

          • Jennifer Starr

            You have serious issues and very little grasp of reality there, Jimbo.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Very christian.

            Do me a favor (not that you owe me one) and look up John 8:1-11 (my version is the NIV). I AM a sinner, fully admit it! But how can you say that you do not judge me when your comments here say otherwise? This is my issue with Conservatives (I used to be one), they always are so hateful. I do not hate babies, I am not sure that I personally would choose abortion (I might) if I had too. You have so much pride (Proverbs 16:18-19) you cannot even see that you are wrong about the other commenter and I being different people and are arguing about it (Proverbs 20:3).

          • NavyBlue1962

            Littlemissmuffett

            Are you falling in love with me? (Kidding). Seriously,I am not judging you whether you believe it or not. I don’t hate you. Yes ,if I had the power to stop the wholesale slaughter of innocent babies I admit I would do it. But you have judged me harshly. I hate women,I hate hungry people,I hate the poor,I’m an asshole,an old man (At least I’m a man which is a vanishing breed as you well know whether you admit it or not) and on and on to a man you know absolutely nothing about or his past and you certainly don’t know what I may have done. So,lets just agree to disagree and let it go at that. I do wish you all the best and I’m sincere when I say this.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Ok.

          • fiona64

            Oh, and don’t forget … I’m an “ugly duckling” who just needs a man with a big c*** to teach me a lesson about my place in life.

            Yeah, he’s a real peach.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Of course he apwoligizzed! Amazing how they act nice when you quote their Bible to them!

          • Arekushieru

            Wholesale slaughter of innocent babies? Babies are BORN. Fetuses don’t have the capacity to be innocent OR guilty. Abortion is not slaughter. Please do look up terms before using them next time, or you will continue to show what an ignorant ASS you are. A man is not a vanishing breed. WOMEN are. A man who uses his privilege to his advantage is not a ‘real’ man. A transman with a feminine appearance does not have privilege TO use to their advantage. THEY would be more like ‘real’ men.

          • Valde

            You hate women you deem unworthy – ie, any woman who chooses to have consensual sex without the intention to procreate.

            You HATE those women intensely, and you want them to be forced to undergo an unwanted pregnancy as punishment for their misdeeds.

          • fiona64

            I hate women

            Your honesty is refreshing … but we’d already figured that out.

          • goatini

            Patriarchal misogynist males are a vanishing breed, thank goodness.

          • NavyBlue1962

            Goatlady-You couldn’t get a man if you tried.

          • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

            Very Christian! Shows how you care and feel sorry!

          • goatini

            My husband would disagree.

          • cjvg

            Seriously, the weakness of your whole argument is such that all you have left are personal insults?!

            I hate to break it to you, personal insults are not ever a convincing argument, and reflect very poorly on you and your apparently non existent “morality”

          • Valde

            They are truly disturbing, aren’t they?

            It’s uncanny how much he sounds just like other extremists who want to keep women barefoot and pregnant.

        • goatini

          All babies, everywhere, ever, have already been born.

          And pregnancy termination is a safe, legal medical procedure that has nothing to do with your spew of misogynistic nonsense.

    • Arekushieru

      Wrong, it would be PRO-ABORTION. Which is JUST as anti-choice as you. Yeah, do you care that much about a RAPIST’S body? Yeah, thought not, hypocrite. Because rape is also something that can happen to MEN, of course, so you would never want to keep a rape victim from having an out, especially if they were MALE. Misogynist. If I were aborted at the time, I wouldn’t CARE. So sorry. No cognizance or awareness, after all. WHOOPS.

  • http://littlemisshaldol.tumblr.com/ LittleMissMellaril

    Then why are you still yapping your fat mouth?

  • Valde

    HOW ABOUT WOMEN WHO PERFORM ABORTIONS ON THEMSELVES

    What kind of punishment should THEY get

    A woman can induce a miscarriage by buying a certain ulcer medication.

    A woman can also use a coathanger, or drink certain herbal teas to induce a miscarriage

    WHAT ABOUT THEM

    death penalty for baby killing?

    • fiona64

      or drink certain herbal teas

      It can be as simple as merely handling catnip, anise, aniseseed, dill, goji berries, pennyroyal … any number of herbs and fruits that pregnant women should avoid if they don’t want to miscarry.

  • Arekushieru

    Actually, the reason they probably regret it is because of ignorant ASSHOLES, like you. Many women regret abortion when it was not really their choice (which, y’know, kinda goes AGAINST the whole Pro-Choice thing), when there were pre-existing circumstances OR when nitwits like you shame, stigmatize, harass, threaten, stalk and MURDER them. We CARE about women who regret their abortions. YOUR ilk doesn’t care about women who REGRET continuing their pregnancies. Sometimes so much so they KILL them. Whoops. There is another body involved, but it’s using mine, so what the fuck does that have to do with the Right to Bodily Autonomy? DERP. Would you say the same about a rapist’s body? Likely not. Misogynistic hypocrite.