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Democrats single out Texas as the nation’s vilest villain in the ‘war on women’

September 6, 2012

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Houston Chronicle, September 6, 2012 by Jana Kasperkevic Texas Republicans have been singled out as villains in the war on women by none other than … Texas Democrats. At a Texas delegation breakfast earlier this week, State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte “warned that the attack on reproductive rights had roots in Texas, with the […]

A Never-Ending Story

September 5, 2012

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New York Times, September 5, 2012 by LINDA GREENHOUSE An article in the paper the other day caught my eye and led me to ponder something I’d rather not have to think about at all: the Republican Party platform. The article that prompted these unwanted thoughts had nothing to do with politics. It reported that […]

GOP Platform: Abortion Ban Approved By Republicans In Tampa

August 28, 2012

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Huffington Post, August 28, 2012 by PHILIP ELLIOT and ALAN FRAM TAMPA, Fla. — Republicans emphatically approved a toughly worded party platform at their national convention Tuesday that would ban all abortions and gay marriages, reshape Medicare into a voucher-like program and cut taxes to energize the economy and create jobs. The document opens by […]

Life Begins Before Conception? You Zygote to Be Kidding

August 25, 2012

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Huffington Post, August 25, 2012 by Jack Matthews With delegates to next week’s Republication National Convention getting set to vote yay or nay on a party platform that includes a call for the legal recognition of zygotes as U.S. citizens, with all the rights and privileges thereto pertaining, it might be good for them to […]

In Akin’s Wake, Ryan Defends Anti-Abortion Record

August 24, 2012

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NPR, August 24, 2012 by Kathy Lohr Since Republican Rep. Todd Akin first said the words “legitimate rape” Sunday, just about everyone in the Republican Party has condemned those comments. The Missouri Senate candidate later apologized, but his remarks continue to drive the political debate. They’ve also raised questions about the anti-abortion record of the […]

The ‘War On Women’ Is Sexist Fiction

August 24, 2012

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CBS Detroit, August 24, 2012 by Scott Paulson I always said I’d stay out of the debate on abortion because – though I have my personal and religious thoughts on the subject – I am a male and will obviously never be directly confronted with the decision as a woman. Yet, after reading the resurgence […]

It’s Personal Now: Republican Women Explain Why They’re Voting Obama

August 24, 2012

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Politics USA, August 24, 2012 by Sarah Jones Post Ryan soul mate Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape” comment that exposed the Republican Party’s true agenda and anti-women policies of the last several years, the Obama campaign has a new ad out in which women who used to be Republicans explain why they are not voting Republican […]