The glee with which male politicians are willing to strip women of their most basic rights is staggering. And it is crushing to recognize that so many smart, caring women will spend their time, precious energy, and scarce resources begging men to please, please harm women just a little bit less.
The pro-choice movement by and large is still accepting the terrible terms set by the antis and negotiating for smaller and smaller pockets of access to this basic right.
Ask him why funding NASCAR is more important than funding Planned Parenthood.
House Members are using a backdoor route to get their way on “forcible” rape using patently false claims about the law. It’s not the “longstanding policy” of the government to exclude victims of statutory rape. It’s “longstanding policy” to include them.
Judge rules that Montgomery County, MD, overstepped on signage requirement at crisis pregnancy centers, fetal pain bill struck down in Arkansas, North Dakota bishops make list of charities Catholics shouldn’t support, IRS set to become abortion police if H.R. 3 passes.
Meet Jerry Costello. He loves fetuses! More than women, apparently, since he’s a cosponsor of both the formerly-rape-redefining H.R. 3 and the currently let-women-die H.R. 358.
For months we’ve said the misleadingly-named No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 3) would raise taxes on individuals, families, and small businesses. Grover Norquist agrees.
Peterson voted against Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal and supported the Federal Marriage Amendment. He was one of the original 19 who threatened to tank health care reform over abortion, as well as part of the crew that helped kill the public option
Ross voted against healthcare reform, voted to repeal healthcare reform, and with his vote to defund Planned Parenthood, has made his standing on health care pretty clear.
Writing more on this is not necessary. You just have to watch the video in which California Congresswoman Jackie Speier takes on New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith on abortion….her own…and the GOP vendetta against Planned Parenthood.