The Family Research Council is attacking the Freedom of Choice Act hoping people won’t take time to learn anything more than their spin. The bill explains itself quite well — without any scare tactics from the far-right.
Trying to appear more mainstream on abortion is common during elections. But governing is about the Justices that get appointed to overturn Roe, and efforts to make contraception more difficult to obtain, as the Bush Administration is trying to do. Updated with the full CBS transcript including portions not broadcast (yet?)
Politico reports that, in an unreleased CBS clip, when asked by Katie Couric to discuss Supreme Court decisions other than Roe v. Wade, Palin had nothing but silence.
Yet another major poll demonstrates high levels of consistent support for safe, legal abortion rights, and an election in which social issues are not driving the agenda. Not surprisingly, it’s the economy, proving that most Americans aren’t stupid.
In American pop culture, explicit sex is fine, but explicit discussions about making sex safer are out of bounds.