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Below is the text of an email written by a woman (she gave us permission to reprint here but we have removed her name) who responded to her local State Representative, Jack Harper about the recent Arizona anti-abortion bills and suggestions from Terri Proud that women should have to watch a video of abortions being performed before having the procedure.

Representative Jack Harper wrote:

The only "laughing stock" in Arizona is the Democratic Party that has lost seats in the state legislature for five consecutive election cycles. Maybe you should change your baby-killer message. Why don't you move back to China where your "party" controls the message by force.


State Representative Jack Harper


In response to this email, a member of NOW (National Organization for Women) and feminist blogger, Lisa Blank called to verify that Jack Harper had personally sent the message telling a constituent her reproductive rights message is a 'baby killer message.' His office confirmed with, "Rep. Harper does respond to his own emails and if [you] saw the email on the Internet it is most likely correct."


6:45 AM PT: The entire email exchange was sent us and uploaded here:

 UPDATE: Channel 12 News covered the story here:

Follow Lisa Kerr on Twitter, @mycultlife

Wed Mar 28, 2012 at 10:56 PM PT: Channel 15 covered the story tonight:

Originally posted to lisakerr on Mon Mar 26, 2012 at 10:10 PM PDT.

Also republished by Sluts, Baja Arizona Kossacks, and Abortion.

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