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1 Eclectic Cyborg  Fri, Mar 18, 2011 8:43:06am

The ironic thing is that these bills are meant to stop people from supposedly “killing babies” but yet by not allowing abortion under ANY circumstances, these bills will end up shocker killing babies who might otherwise survive…or even potentially killing mothers who would need an abortion to save their lives.

At one point does this cross the line to “state sanctioned murder”?

2 elizajane  Fri, Mar 18, 2011 10:19:35am

That’s just Kansas. We expect lunacy from state legislatures (an argument against letting important policy decisions devolve to states).

Try this one, coming soon to the U.S. House of Representatives:
The IRS would have to AUDIT women who’ve had abortions to determine if in any possible way they used taxpayer money, took a medical deduction, etc. unless they can PROVE — to the IRS — that their abortion was a case of rape, incest, or direct threat to their life.

motherjones.com

So you ask yourself, with millions still unemployed, with huge natural and unnatural disasters in Japan, with the Middle East in various forms of meltdown, with the U.S. still at war in Afghanistan, with the budget not even close to balanced, just how many pieces of anti-choice legislation can the GOP put forward? Just how much time can they waste grand-standing about trivia — not that abortion is trivia, but AUDITING a handful of women who might possibly have written off $500 as a medical tax deduction?? THAT is trivia. It’s worse than calling an “emergency session” to defund Car Talk, and that’s saying a lot.

These people are revolting. Just beyond words.

3 Bulworth  Fri, Mar 18, 2011 11:29:28am

Sounds like more of that “less government” I keep hearing about.


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