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September 17th, 2019 - 1:16 pm § in Politics

GOP lawmaker claims rape is consensual

CNN reports that Barry Hovis, a Republican and ex-cop elected to Missouri’s legislature in 2018, claimed in support of an unconstitutional anti-abortion bill that most rapes are “date rapes or consensual rapes.” Read story here. I think a lot of women would be surprised to learn th[...]

June 6th, 2019 - 8:47 am § in Hypocrisy, Science, UW

Trump’s fetal tissue ban

“Promoting the dignity of human life from conception to natural death is one of the very top priorities of President Trump’s administration,” HHS (Axios, 6/6/2019, excerpted )The Trump administration announced yesterday that it will no longer fund medical research that uses fetal tissu[...]

May 18th, 2019 - 1:58 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

The Death Penalty for Sugar daddies

So the redhat party wants to make abortion a crime, a murder to be precise.  I wonder if they have thought about the problem this makes for courtesans .. to use a polite term .. have never and will never be charged with murder for flying to Swiss clinics for their abortions. Worse, their sugar [&he[...]

May 17th, 2019 - 2:40 pm § in Politics

What if the Supreme Court revisits Roe v. Wade?

For over half a century now, overturning Roe v. Wade has been the Holy Grail of the religious right. In the interim, religion-driven rightwing fanatics have bombed and torched abortion clinics, murdered abortion doctors, and harassed abortion clinic workers and patients in God’s name. I have n[...]

April 10th, 2019 - 3:43 pm § in Politics

This GOP legislator wants to execute women who have abortions

His name is Tony Tinderholt, and he represents a suburban district in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in the Texas House of Representatives. In 2017 and 2019, he sponsored legislation that would impose the death penalty for having an abortion. Because Tinderholt is trying to kill people for engaging in l[...]

February 4th, 2019 - 5:32 pm § in Hypocrisy

A Doc Explains Abortions

 I’m an OB/GYN and Roy Moore is wrong about “ninth month” abortions. POSTED BY DR. JEN GUNTER  on her website⋅  Dear Alabama Voter, I am an OB/GYN who trained to do abortions almost as late as they can go. For several years I practiced in a state with no gestational age limit, meaning I[...]

November 16th, 2018 - 12:55 pm § in Uncategorized

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Revisiting abortion on FACEBOOK

Avi Ibrahim Balser, a dear Facebook friend, and I have been debating the 1973 Roe vs Wade decision on abortion.  Avi says he stands by Byron White’s opposition opinion.  Avi may be surprised that I agree with Justice White that the decision was  certainly not in the intent of the authors of[...]

September 6th, 2018 - 10:07 am § in Politics

Sen. Booker defies GOP secrecy and dares Republicans to expel him

Releases confidential records and accuses Kavanaugh of lying about Roe v. Wade The Senate confirmation hearings for Trump nominee Brett Kavanaugh turned explosive Thursday when Sen. Corey Booker (D-NJ) confronted Republicans by releasing confidential Senate documents that imply Kavanaugh is lying ab[...]

November 3rd, 2017 - 10:08 pm § in Politics

GOP sneaks language into tax bill to outlaw abortion

Huffington Post reports: “Republicans slipped anti-abortion language into the draft of the tax reform bill they released on Thursday. … Buried on page 93 of the 429-page tax proposal is a provision that would allow fetuses to be named as beneficiaries of college savings accounts known as 529 pla[...]