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Tue Jun 19, 2012, 10:10 PM

GOP goes after military rape victims

http://www.salon.com/2012/06/19/gop_goes_after_military_rape_victims/singleton/

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2012 10:51 AM CDT
GOP goes after military rape victims
From denying abortion to military rape victims, to aiming for total bans in the states, the GOP's assault continues
By Sarah Seltzer, Alternet

By now, the story of Representative Lisa Brown, almost certainly banned from speaking due to her uttering the word “vagina” during the debate of an anti-choice bill on the House Floor in Michigan, is spreading fast. The humor used by pro-choice politicians in Michigan is understandable and has called necessary attention to their policy debate. But it shouldn’t hide the fact: what’s behind the high-profile skirmish is one of the worst anti-choice bills any state has seen, a so-called omnibus bill that would decimate reproductive healthcare options in the state.

The series of state-level and national legislative assaults on reproductive rights that’s come to be known as the “war on women” is still going strong, despite sizeable public backlash. The GOP’s approach–throw every kind of abortion ban or family planning cut to the wall and see what sticks — means that even if the most heinous bans and provisions don’t go through thanks to outctry, something will.

Here are a few examples of what the GOP has been up to since the last time we checked in.

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Tue Jun 19, 2012, 10:31 PM

1. Fortunately, Democrats really *are* fighting for women's rights:

GOP Threatens to Defund the Troops if Raped Military Women Have Access to Abortion

http://www.democraticunderground.com/101631949




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Response to freshwest (Reply #1)

Tue Jun 19, 2012, 10:35 PM

2. GOP fighting against rights

 

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Unbelievable. No healthcare, they also want to destroy PP where, I don't even know how many thousands, of women get free healthcare, they attempted/have tried to penalize people for buying prescription drugs from Canada and Mexico and ....


1 in 7 Americans are on SNAP. The GOP wants to defund that to. Such inhuman social policies are astounding to me. These are social policies where people die and it perturbs me to no end just like what most of what the GOP does.

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Response to clang1 (Reply #2)

Wed Jun 20, 2012, 12:01 AM

3. Not 'unbelievable.' Predictable. n/t

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Response to freshwest (Reply #3)

Wed Jun 20, 2012, 03:50 AM

4. Not 'unbelievable.' Predictable. n/t

 

I know

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