At a forum sponsored by Alaska Family Action, an affiliate of the anti-choice group Focus on the Family, three Republican state senate candidates debated their positions on reproductive rights.
What links the twin movement conservative obsessions of banning abortion rights while fighting against all gun control? Hint: it has little to do with fact-based policy choices, and everything to do with anxious masculinity.
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.
Throwing Amendment 2 into the mix to get a radically conservative primary winner worked so well that anti-abortion activists appear to be planning a repeat for the general.
Lately, numerous right-wing Republican and Tea Party candidates have ominously suggested–to be accurate, asserted–that if they don’t get their way in the elections, they may resort to violence. Think they’re kidding?
According to reports this evening, Joe Miller’s private security firm–the one whose guards “arrested” a reporter–is a Survivalist/Security/Tactical Assault/Tea Party/Military Surplus type store in Anchorage.
Did not enough open support of Measure 2 cost an incumbent her race, and is she going to come back as an independent? Plus, what is “parental notification law abuse,” anyway?