Opponents of HR 36 attacked the bill on the grounds that it is unconstitutional; violates the rights of women in desperate situations, including rape and incest victims; and threatens doctors with criminal penalties for trying to do what’s best for their patients.
Could it be that a swath of politicians have no understanding of what consentual sex is?
It is increasingly clear that the women of Pennsylvania cannot trust Senator Casey to protect their health and defend their rights. Casey’s vote on the Blunt Amendment made it clear that he supports the religious and moral beliefs of employers above comparable rights and beliefs of women. No explanation can mitigate this fundamental fact.
Senator Casey (D., Pa) opposes abortion but has been criticized by the right for not being sufficiently anti-choice. What side is he on?
Neutralizing income as a determining factor for what a woman does in her reproductive life is reproductive justice. Much of the Pregnant Women Support Act is a means to that end. But the bill would also prop up crisis pregnancy centers.
The contrasts between the extremist values and tactics of the far-right and those of progressives are being made more clear as the election intensifies.
Catholics have a tough choice to make in the presidential election; Can social spending reduce the abortion rate?; Tackling that age old question, When does life begin?; Abortion opponent Bob Casey speaks at the Democratic National Convention.
Senator Bob Casey wows an overwhelmingly pro-choice audience in Denver as the education and prevention, pro-choice majority is on full display. Countdown to social conservative meltdown in 10 … 9 …. 8 ….
McCain floats a pro-choice Republican veep trial balloon as Obama schedules a pro-life Democrat to speak at convention. Pennsylvania’s role in the general election is undisputed.