It’s no surprise that Planned Parenthood came up at the GOP debate, but the substance of that debate was less about Planned Parenthood and more about whether abortion should be legal in the United States at all.
The only people profiting off the “sale” of fetal body parts are the members of the anti-choice movement, right-wing politicians, and the snake-oil salesmen and women otherwise known as GOP candidates for president.
In registration packets for the Western Conservative Summit, which attracted GOP presidential contenders to Denver over the weekend, conference goers received a booklet titled, “Top Ten Myths About Homosexuality.”
Looking up to a Carly Fiorina-type doesn’t help you if you have to quit your job because you can’t afford child care.
Even in front of this red-meat-friendly audience, references to abortion rights by presidential hopefuls were mostly passing and routine.
Republicans are not waging a war on women “just because” they want to restrict access to abortion and birth control, and focusing on such issues is an “insult” to women, said Carly Fiorina, co-chair of the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference, in her remarks to the conference on Saturday.
From Carly Fiorina to a star of Duck Dynasty, a lot of people had things to say about abortion in recent days.
The 2010 crop of GOP candidates is a group with more extreme stances on reproductive rights issues than we’ve seen in a long time.
Women are smart. They know best the challenges they face in their own lives economically and otherwise. To present them with and expect them to vote for a female candidate just because she is…female…is to suggest that women are lemmings.
Carly Fiorina has made clear she is anti-choice, and takes positions that would outlaw contraception as well as put women’s lives in immediate danger. Now she is lying about Boxer’s position.