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  •  GA tried to pass a similar law and SC tried to (5+ / 0-)

    convict women of crimes if they used drugs while preggers

    •  A wonderful way to insure (8+ / 0-)

      that many women never get prenatal care and give birth to much less heathy babies in much less healthy circumstances, even if their drug use was minimal and passing.

      It's ALL about punishing women — not one shred about "protecting the unborn."

      Jon Husted is a dick.

      by anastasia p on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 10:11:13 AM PST

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    •  GA cuts food assistance to teenage mothers (2+ / 0-)
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      The moment they give birth.

      While teenagers are pregnant, they can receive:

      Milk or juice
      Eggs or cheese
      Beans or rice

      But the moment they give birth, their food assistance is eliminated. The baby is suddenly the recipient, and may receive 1/3 of the formula which a baby needs to eat.

      When the teenage mother runs out of formula 1/3 of the way through the first month, and tries to apply for a few more cans of milk, DFACS shows up to charge the mother with neglecting to feed the baby.

      I know this from firsthand experience when I took in a homeless teenage mother and her son in Athens, GA.

      I despise these legislators who just wish to impose their nasty religious ideologies as a punishment upon women.

      "Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope." ~Robert F. Kennedy

      by Agent99 on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 05:00:53 PM PST

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