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  •  You're Very Wrong. They Had Birth Control for (5+ / 0-)

    married women outlawed in Connecticut till the 60's.

    They will outlaw all abortion in all cases and all birth control as well, everywhere they're not stopped. They may already have the Supreme Court votes to make abortion unconstitutional.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Wed May 02, 2012 at 02:48:31 PM PDT

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    •  I think that she's on the right, track, actually, (5+ / 0-)

      there's already push back. Even in Mississippi, the voters veto'd it, and the more people see how far off the cliff these idiots will go without oversight, the better off we are. We knew that the nut cases weren't going to stop with abortion and were going to repeal contraceptives, too, but normal folks thought we were just exaggerating 'cause we didn't like the nut cases or agree with them. Now they're seeing that not only were we not kidding, we were right.

      Information is abundant, wisdom is scarce. The Druid

      by FarWestGirl on Wed May 02, 2012 at 03:08:05 PM PDT

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    •  Yes, I agree with you, they will. (0+ / 0-)

      But over 40 years of Roe v Wade, and they are still flooding the State Legislatures with over 1000 Bills in the past year to further restrict Abortion and Contraception.

      So, how do we prevent them from succeeding?

      We have to get their Base to start turning on them, or help them do themselves in.

      I prefer the latter.

      Pointing out that this recent change (opposing Abortion even in cases of Rape or Incest) is what they've been telling us all these  years (the innocent life deserves protection) - and that their belief that good girls who are raped (by strangers or family) shouldn't be punished again by carrying the child to term is just wrong...

      goes against the grain even in Republican women.

      Haven't you heard or read anything from conservative women in the past couple of years that this has been happening more and more? I have. Those women are just perturbed as all get out over this.

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      by Angie in WA State on Wed May 02, 2012 at 03:24:16 PM PDT

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      •  I have not heard this (2+ / 0-)
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        ...goes against the grain even in Republican women.

        Haven't you heard or read anything from conservative women in the past couple of years that this has been happening more and more?

        I don't frequent conservative blogs or newspapers, so I had no idea.  If Republican women are concerned, I wish they would voice their misgivings in a venue where we could all hear them.  I had thought they were marching in lockstep with their lords and masters on this issue.

        "Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich."--Napoleon

        by Diana in NoVa on Wed May 02, 2012 at 07:24:41 PM PDT

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        •  Ok, how about 3 female Republican US Senators: (0+ / 0-)

          Kay Bailey Hutchison
          Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
          Olympia Snowe (R-ME)

          Murkowski Becomes Third Republican Senator
          To Criticize GOP’s War On Women

          Anecdotally I've spoken in person to a number of long-time Republican women in the middle and lower middle classes who feel the same way. They recognize that their Party is treading in dangerous waters on these women-related issues, and may be costing the Party the long-term support of women everywhere.

          From the link above:

          The men in the Republican Party may not think they’re fighting a “war on women,” but its female senators certainly do. Yesterday, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) joined Sens. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) and Kay Bailey Hutchison in criticizing the GOP’s push for legislation to restrict access to contraception and other basic health care services...

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          by Angie in WA State on Wed May 02, 2012 at 08:55:56 PM PDT

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